“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.
This camp pleaser is specifically designed to travel with, hence the simple mason jar presentation. If the site you plan on attending doesn’t allow glass into the camp area, you can aways trade out the glass for plastic. You can also change out the fruit based on season so that you can enjoy this extremely drinkable beverage all year round.
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.
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.
Starting this Friday, March 27 up until Monday, March 30th when shopping ACK, get discounts up to 20% off on selected Thule gear including racks, carriers, and luggage!
Alright summer lovers, let’s talk hotdogs. Whether you’re a Chicagoan, a New Yorker, or just a fine citizen of the world who can appreciate a good hot dog, listen up. Cheese + Bacon + Traditional Dog = Bliss. I know, it’s simple but sometimes, especially when camping or cooking in bulk, the simpler the better. Regardless, once you give them a try, no grill out will be complete without these tasty little dogs.
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.
You wouldn’t imagine Campfire Cinnamon Rolls this delectable, luxurious, and decadent to be as quick and effortless as pouring a bowl of cereal, but this recipe doesn’t have any secrets except a fundamentally, “what you see is what you get” kind of blueprint. The cooked orange interior gives the cinnamon rolls a citrusy zing to it’s sweet, gooey delicious soul. Its a perfect combination of flavors for any place and time.
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.