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What’s the Difference Between a Drysuit and a Wetsuit?

| January 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Have you ever been curious to know the differences between a drysuit and a wetsuit? It’s super easy – wetsuits get you wet and drysuits keep you dry.

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2016 New Year’s Resolution: Go Outside More

| January 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ah New Year’s, it’s always a time of self-reflection and optimism. I don’t know about you but my Facebook newsfeed was flooded with ambition, positivity, and hope for 2016.

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PIEPS Avalanche Beacons Added to the ACK Line Up!

| January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

With this being an El Niño year, there’s a ton of snow forecasted for the next few months which is great news for all you powder junkies. There’s nothing better than cruising on freshly fallen snow – especially when you’re venturing off the beaten path.

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14 Best National Forest Destinations to Paddle

| December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

When I re-joined the ACK team in mid 2015, one of my goals was to try and get outside more. With unlimited access to the best in paddling and camping gear, it only made sense.

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Visual Diaries ACK Adventures: The Grand Canyon

| December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

One of the many joys of the holiday season is taking time off to explore new places. Jenny May, ACK’s Merchandising Manager had the opportunity to enjoy an adventure in the Grand Canyon last week!

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2016 Winter Boat Shows!

| December 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Looking for something fun to do while trying to beat those post-holiday blues? Stop by our booth at the Austin, Houston, and San Antonio Winter Boat Shows!

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Head to Toe Guide for Keeping Warm on the Water

| December 29, 2015 | 16 Comments

When winter rolls around, I find myself lusting for those summer days where you could just slip into a bathing suit, slap on some sunscreen and a hat and be good to go for a day of paddling. Colder weather calls for much more preparation when you’re dressing to keep warm on the water.

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5 Reasons The North Face Youth Recon Squash Backpack Will be Your Kid’s Go To Carry on Bag

| December 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

1.Pockets for Everything Whoever was on the team designing this backpack definitely has kids.

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Gear for All! 5 Holiday Gift Ideas from ACK’s King of Christmas

| December 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hands down, the Holidays are my favorite time of year.  While it’s a little tougher getting in the spirit in Texas without the white Christmases that my homeland of Vermont afforded me, once our Spotify playlist (link to your spotify blog here) starts blaring “All I Want For Christmas is You”, a huge Grinch-esque smile spreads across my face.

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Beginner’s Guide to Increasing Visibility in Darkness

| December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Darkness approaches from both directions -morning and evening and as we near the shortest day of the year, sneaking in your workout while it’s still light out gets really tricky. One of the biggest excuses for putting a pause on those after work runs or early morning bike rides is the darkness.

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