It’s that time of year again to acknowledge your dad, husband, or grandfather’s appreciation for the great outdoors. While you can buy into another year of, “Best Dad Ever” mugs, t-shirts, and key rings, why bother when you can give him something that speaks to his true passions. This year, we encourage you to not only give a worthwhile piece of gear, but to get outside with your dad and make a memory.
We all understand the importance of protecting our skin from the sun, but what have you done lately to protect your kayaks outer layer from those same harmful UV rays? After long periods of time exposed to sunlight, Ultraviolet Radiation can destroy almost anything it comes into contact with.
Adventure Medical Kits and the ACK team understand the importance of staying safe on the trail; not just for you but for your furry four legged companions as well. Diagnosing your dog in the wild can be difficult when their form of communication isn’t exactly the same as ours. Now you can be a bit more confident when it comes to helping your pet out of a sticky situation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.