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Car Camping Guide for Beginners

| April 5, 2016 | 6 Comments

So, you’re still pretty new to this whole outdoorsy thing and have been fixing to give camping a try now that winter is (finally) moving on and beautiful spring days are begging you to indulge in a nature-fueled retreat – but where to begin? Enter car camping.

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5 Quick Tips When Shopping In Our Stores

| April 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

Here at ACK, we want to make your shopping experience the best it can be whether it be online or in our 5 store locations. To make your trip as easy and fluid as possible, we asked our Austin Store Manager, Ryan Schaper (read more about him here), to put together a list of questions every ACK shopper should come prepared with.

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Yakety_Yak BTB Report: Tandem Island Fun Part 3

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

While cruising along about half way back, guess what I see.  I see the Marie Teresa out there trying to catch whatever it is that it’s trying to catch.

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Have Y’all Scoped the Skis.com Blog Yet?

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you’re lucky enough to live up North and aren’t dealing with the scorching Texas heat we’re getting hit with down in Austin, chances are Spring ski season is in full swing. If you’re anything like me, there’s always a desire to deep dive into learning all about new gear, techniques, industry news, and go on vicarious adventures by reading trip reports.

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Yakety_Yak BTB Report: Tandem Island Fun Part 2

| March 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Friday was finally upon us! The game plan was for us to meet at FTU on I-10 around 4:

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Yakety_Yak BTB Report: Tandem Island Fun Part 1

| March 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Yakety_Yak here once again with another BTB report.  Sit back, relax, grab a beer, put your reading glasses on, and get ready for the show because it’s about to begin!

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Trending: #TrashTag

| March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Working in the Social Media landscape, I see a ton of hashtags floating among the interwebs – s0me are inspiring (#MotivationMonday), others not so much (sorry, #humblebrag – you’re not that humble). When I heard of UCO’s #Trashtag campaign, a spark flew – I love this one.

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How to Turn Your Predator XL Into a Fishing Beast

| March 25, 2016 | 4 Comments

So, you’re already in love with your Old Town Predator XL with that sweet Minn Kota motor, but looking to take your fishing to the next level? Perfect.

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#ACKlife: Burger Bash + Easter Egg Hunt

| March 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

With Easter this Sunday, we felt the urge to celebrate with an Easter Egg hunt of our own this afternoon. Followed by burgers.

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RIP Head Thong: Introducing the Action Hat

| March 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

I’ve alway felt the best pieces of gear are those that offer a direct solution to a common problem. Action Hat addresses functionality, comfort, and fashion issues that come up with using a GoPro head strap mount.

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