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Climbing at Reimers Ranch Park

| February 26, 2015 | 2 Comments

This past Sunday, I wanted to get outside and accomplish some much needed climbing. After warming up a bit at North Austin’s “Austin Rock Gym” I headed West to Reimer’s Ranch for some bouldering, hiking, and people watching.

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5 Essentials of Climbing

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guest blog written by Samarth Vasisht. Climbing is an awesome way to have fun while staying in shape.

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Camping and Climbing at Quartz Mountian

| November 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

Last week a couple of friends, Steve O and Liam, and I took a long weekend up to southern Oklahoma for a few days of camping and rock climbing. Southern Oklahoma boasts some of the best granite slab climbing in the country and it’s practically right around the corner, just a short 6 hour drive from Austin.

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ACK Teams with Local Nonprofit Explore Austin

| January 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you caught my earlier blog about why I woke up early on a Saturday to hang out with a group of strangers, then you’re familiar with how amazing Explore Austin is. This Austin, Texas based nonprofit is on a mission to empower underprivileged youth of Austin through outdoor exploration.

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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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From Trailer Parks to ACK Glam

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

One of my earliest memories is waking up in a tent and discovering the freshly fallen snow on the ground. Since I grew up in San Diego this experience was such a shock—I don’t think I even really knew snow was a real thing at that point.

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Sausage and Fennel Campfire Pizza

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Camping, hiking, kayaking, swimming, climbing, or fishing – treat yourself. Cheese, onion, sausage, fennel, and pine nuts kind of treat yourself. Alright enough with the lists, it’s about time we have a serious conversation about a very serious breed of pizza. We’re stepping it up this week with a bit of camp gourmet.

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Tips and Tricks for Hiking the Guadalupe Mountain Trail

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

At 8,751 ft. you stand at the highest peak of the Guadalupe Mountain Range and subsequently, the highest point in all of Texas, sandwiched far between Carlsbad and El Paso. It’s an adventure big enough for a true Texan or in my case a Texan transplant.

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The Road Less Traveled by ACK’s Social Media Coordinator

| January 30, 2015 | 2 Comments

Growing up In Chicago had always made me feel homesick for a place I hadn’t yet been. My parents, being fond travelers, were dedicated to making adventure time a priority, even after my brother and I were born.

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5 Tools you Shouldn’t Live Another Winter Without

| January 19, 2015 | 2 Comments

All of these tools are perfect for your active, outdoor, “you can’t stop me just because its cold” lifestyle. Check out the related blog, “6 Reasons to go Hiking in Winter” and remember to enjoy the last couple months of cold!

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