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The 5 Items Your Mom Really Wants for Mother’s Day

| May 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

There are only so many years in a row that you can get away with approaching your mom with flowers on Mother’s Day. Yes, of course she’ll lovingly accept, but there are other things, more interesting things she’s found on ACK.com that she just can’t stop thinking about. And I’m sure that after getting a peek at these picks yourself, you’ll agree. Here are the top five favorites that your mom shouldn’t go without this Mother’s Day.

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Mountain Hardware Fluid Race Vest Pack

| May 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Runners, lend me your ears. The Mountain Hardwear Fluid Race Vest Pack is dying to be your new fitness companion. Imagine the freedom you can enjoy without loose water bottles cramping your style while running.

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The Roo Life

| April 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

The minute I set my eyes on a Kammok Roo I knew I had to own one. Not only is it attractive, local to Austin, and tear resistant but with the purchase of every Roo, Dragonfly, or Glider, Kammok is able to provide life-saving treatment to 5 children diagnosed with malaria in Africa.

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Astral Loyak Water Shoe – Men’s – 2015

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

For being a hip looking sneaker, the Astral Loyak Water Shoe is the perfect combination of style and functionality. The unique construction provides untouchably high levels of durability, comfort, and grip. The shoe is intended to be your everyday summer shoe meant to withstand the rigors of kayaking, SUPing, and all water-sport oriented activities.

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How to Choose a SUP for Summer

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Since you rented that SUP (standup paddleboard) last summer, you can’t seem to get it off your mind, we get it – It’s fun, you get a great workout, and all the while your getting perfectly sun-kissed. There are a few different kinds of boards to choose from and choosing correctly can be difficult. So, in efforts to avoid making some mistakes, we’ve detailed the different kinds of choices you can opt for with descriptions and examples to boot.

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Family Friendly Kayaking

| April 3, 2015 | 3 Comments

“As children observe, reflect, record, and share nature’s patterns and rhythms, they are participating in a process that promotes scientific and ecological awareness, problem solving, and creativity.” Unless you frequently participate in class five white water excursions or seek out adventures of strictly perilous domains, you’ve been able to imagine your kids joining in on your outdoor voyages.

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The 10 Best Kayak Fishing Tools for a Lucky Year on the Water

| March 30, 2015 | 8 Comments

Here at ACK, now more than ever, we take kayak fishing gear very seriously and we know that you do too, that’s why we’ve put together a comprehensive list of what we believe are this year’s best tools. We hope it takes you out on the water and leads you to your biggest and best catches yet. Peruse the list and click the links for more information on any item of your choice.

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The Ten Essentials: Part 3 of 3

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Welcome to the 3rd and final portion of the Ten Essentials series, providing insight into wilderness preparedness since March 13, 2015. If you are just visiting us without having seen the previous two posts (The Ten Essentials: Part One, The Ten Essentials: Part Two) do whatever catching up you feel appropriate for expanding your own outdoor education.

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Gregory Baltoro 65 Backpack

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Gregory Baltoro Backpack is the perfect storage and carrying system for backcountry trekkers and travelers alike. After I explain the main features of this pack, you will come to understand why it’s the perfect luggage transport system for both a Euro-trip as well as a week long 14er journey.

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The Ten Essentials: Part 2 of 3

| March 20, 2015 | 2 Comments

Now where were we? Ah, yes, the third item in Ten Essentials “Systems”! Previously in The Ten Essentials: Part 1 of 3 we spoke about the creation of the basic Ten Essentials and its transformation into the Ten Essential “Systems”. We covered the importance of Navigation and Sun Protection, but in this entry we will talk about Insulation, Illumination, First-Aid Supplies, and Fire.

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