Tag: camping

Beneath the Sleeping Bag: A Guide To Camping Sleep Platforms

| May 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

Getting a good nights sleep in the back country can be a daunting prospect, fortunately it doesn’t have to be. Keep reading for a detailed look at all the camping sleep platforms available at ACK.

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Kelty TraiLogic, Trail Science Just In Time for Spring

| May 4, 2014 | 2 Comments

Have you ever laid out all your camping gear next to your backpack before a trip and snapped a picture just so you can point to it later and say that you fit such a great big assortment of gear in your pack? There’s a certain feeling of satisfaction that comes from having a well organized camping pack – a pride in your preparedness.

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Mother’s Day 2014 – Sunshine & Quality Time

| May 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and if you’re still grasping at straws trying to figure out what to do May 11th (Mother’s Day if you didn’t already know that), look no further. Some of us at ACK came up with a few awesome ideas that will surely have your mother anxiously awaiting work on Monday to partake in the office morning brag fest near the Keurig.

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8 Ways to be a Backcountry Chef

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

From Eno Team Member, Carolyn Ellison With Spring in the air, our weekends will soon be filled with hammocking, camping, playing in rivers and then when we’re all done…we’ll be hungry. Cooking–or eating rather–is personally one of my favorite times of camping trips.

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How LuminAid Got Started

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

From the founders of LuminAid, Anna Stork and Andrea Sreshta. The two share an interest in solar lighting technology and a common belief that design and design thinking can be used to solve problems at a global scale, including improving access to basic resources such as lighting and power.

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For the Coffee Lover: GSI Outdoors Coffee Products

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

For you, coffee is not merely black; it is not simply a beverage to be had with cream and sugar, no, coffee is a ritual, an affirmation of life, a warm embrace in the morning and a meditation on the flavor of the day to be savored with dessert. For you, only the finest beans, the most aromatic roast and the fullest flavor will do.

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Gaiters: What Are They, And What Are Different Types For?

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

by the Outdoor Research Team Planning on tromping through frosted peaks after the Polar Vortex, heading out for a hike during this spring’s colossal snow melt or lacing up for an ultra-long trail run? The extra layer of protection from gaiters will help keep your outing a challenging adventure rather than a painful sufferfest.

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Lose the Zippers with Sierra Design’s Backcountry Bed

| February 18, 2014 | 4 Comments

Backcountry Bed Presents New Sleeping Option for Campers Sierra Designs has steered away from the timeless sleeping bag design to create a completely new way for campers to tackle backcountry sleeping with their Backcounrty Bed. Unlike the mummy style sleeping bags, the Backcountry Bed is intended to perform like a traditional bed at home.

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9 New Products at ACK.com That You Should Be Excited About

| November 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

The ACK.com merchandising team is constantly finding and adding new products to the website year-round but as manufacturers prepare for 2014 this is the time of the year when we start to see some very exciting stuff heading our way.

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Gear Packing For A Laid Back Zion Adventure

| August 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month, I started geeking out about new gear I picked up in preparation for my three and half day camping trip to Zion National Park this Labor Day weekend. The one week countdown is here, so I thought I should figure out how I’m going to fit it all in my pack.

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