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Our Adventure Collector is a great way for customers to share their experiences with us. We love seeing how we have helped ‘Outfit Your Adventure’. Check out our favorite submissions from December!
New month, new gear! No more fear of missing out on the latest and greatest. Keeping up with our new tradition of a monthly product pick blog to help you keep up with our constantly updating site inventory, we asked the ACK merchandising team which products to spotlight for January.
Austin, Texas (April 21, 2017) – Outdoor adventure and action gear specialty retailer, Summit Sports, announces the launch of “OWN IT”, an initiative to minimize landfill waste, protect natural resources and assist in wildlife conservation while inspiring others to do the same.
If you’re from Texas, you’ve probably already visited one of our brick and mortar stores or perhaps even attended a demo day but did you know we have five locations? From Austin to the Alamo City and eastward to the big city of Houston, we’ve been hard at work over the past ten years making sure we meet the demand of our Texas customers.
In the outdoors world, there are some who casually dabble in it with a hike or occasional float down the river once in a blue moon. Then we have those who are ultra-passionate going out on multi-day kayak camping trips, living out of their cars, and fully embracing what it means to be “outdoorsy”.
Summit Sports’ Brighton, MI location announces a grand re-opening to celebrate a larger paddlesports selection through a store-within-a-store concept. Bloomfield Hills, MI (May 13, 2016) – Outdoor adventure and action gear retailers Summit Sports and Texas based Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK) announce the unveiling of a new store-within-a-store concept featuring an expanded selection of kayaks, stand up paddleboards, and related accessories inside the Brighton, MI store location.
Our most recent contest allowed fans to come up with a creative caption for a Kammok hammock image of a group of friends using their hammocks on a pier over water. Here at ACK we love giving away free stuff, especially to deserving fans who will get into the wild and use their gear to the fullest.
One of my favorite things about working here at ACK is that many of our co-workers are dog lovers, and I know that many who don’t have one are seriously considering adopting. As for us, we have our staple office dogs that stop by every once in a while and greet us with slobbery kisses while making sure we are getting our work done (even on Fridays).
How do I know which length suits me best? If you hold the paddle straight up and down on the floor next to you the blade on the floor should be touching the ground and the top blade should be about six inches above your head from the bottom of the top blade.