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Starting Off The Morning Right With Breakfast Camping Food

| August 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

For our fourth day of cubicle camping, Trent and I elected to get our cooking in early and try some of the breakfast camping food options at ACK. We’ve all heard the saying that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and that’s even more true when you’re out on the trail.

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Ultimate Lightweight Camp Foods: No Stove Required

| August 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Some of the biggest reasons people turn to camp foods like the meals from Backpacker’s Pantry and Trail Foods are for their simplicity and light weight. Today, we look at four different options that go a step further by eliminating the need for a stove.

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Lunch for Under $5 – 4 Cheap Backcountry Lunches

| August 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

The standard cost of  lunch at a fast food restaurant these days seems to be about $5, so to kick things off for our week of trail foods, Trent and I thought we’d take a look at trail lunches for $5 or less. From my experience with trail eating, it’s important to consider your the purpose of your meal – backcountry lunches, for example, shouldn’t be too heavy but should provide you with the energy you need to get through the rest of the day.

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Find Some Relaxation Under The Shade of the Kelty Noah’s Tarp

| July 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

ACK Web Developer Jeremy Arntz is one of the company’s most frequent paddlers who is typically found on the water at Austin’s Lake Travis once or twice a week. Recently, he landed a new piece of gear and wanted to share his excitement about it – the Kelty Noah’s Tarp.

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Adventure Tech Quest Paddle In The Hands of a Picky Paddler

| July 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

After leaving for Greece just under a month ago to take on an exciting sea kayaking adventure vacation, Cutter Aquatics paddling instructor, Barbara Cutter, reports back with intel on her experience with the Adventure Technology Quest Paddle. Finding the Right Paddle Is No Easy Feat Have you ever noticed that people who paddle are picky about their paddles?

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Getting Dressed for Greek Sea Kayaking with Bomber Gear’s Solar 50 Rash Guard

| July 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

After leaving for Greece just under a month ago to undergo an exciting sea kayaking adventure vacation, Cutter Aquatics paddling instructor, Barbara Cutter, reports back with intel on her experience with Bomber Gear’s Solar 50 Rash Guard. Dress for Your Environment Have I mentioned that in June it is hot in Greece?

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Vanguard Spray Skirt Undergoes Greek Sea Kayaking Trials

| July 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cutter Aquatics paddling instructor, Barbara Cutter left for Greece just under a month ago for a sea kayaking adventure vacation. With her she brought a few new pieces of gear from Adventure Technology and Bomber Gear such as the Vanguard Spray Skirt and thought she’d share how it performed.

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The Dagger Zydeco Kayak: A Great Place to Start

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

We often receive the question, “What’s the best first kayak for me to buy?” It’s a hard one to answer without more information.

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Old Town Predator 13 – First Look & Review!

| June 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

After finishing up at the Houston Boat Show this past Sunday, it was time to go have a little fun on the water. I had been eyeing and slightly drooling over the new Old Town Predator 13 kayak  that has been on display in our Houston store this past week.

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Astral Ronny PFD Deemed a Comfortable Option by Kayak Angler, Travis Abner

| June 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Several people have asked me about my gear and why I chose what I did. Being a convert from whitewater boating, I started completely new with kayak fishing, so pretty much all of my gear other than my rods and tackle are brand new (I have fished in a bass boat for many years).

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