Tag: camping

Trail Ridge 4 – Employee Review

| May 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

ACK Employee Colter MacKenzie took a three day weekend as part of ACK’s Go Play Day Initiative to get employees adventuring outside and he and some friends hit some campsites by the lake with some new gear. One of these items included the Trail Ridge 4 Tent from Kelty and he wanted to share his thoughts about the product here:

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Outfit Your Expedition with Exped Equipment

| March 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Heads up, Outdoor EXPEDition-ers, you can now find a new line of products at ACK to Outfit Your Adventure from Exped, an innovative company that’s been designing products for the casual hiker to the technical climber since 1997. Swiss based, Exped has slowly been making a name for themselves in the States and we aren’t surprised if you haven’t heard of them.

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In Focus: the Black Diamond Spot Headlamp

| February 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

ACK’s Steve Messana has taken quite a… shine…

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In Focus: the Jetboil Flash Cooking System

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

You want to be comfortable when camping and food is certainly a big part of that comfort. We like the Jetboil Flash Cooking System so much we decided to show it off a bit in a new “In Focus:

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Trip Report: Big Bend National Park

| February 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Rob Abercrombie of our ACK Customer Relationship Team had a busy December helping customers find the perfect outdoor holiday gift. By the end of the month, he managed to find his own:

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Raccoon the Biggest Pitfall of Winter Camping in Texas

| January 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

The other day I took an opportunity to “go play” at Huntsville State Park with a couple of my good friends. The weather was typical of a winter day in east Texas, a bit cool with some precipitation.

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Therm-a-Rest Sleeping Bags? Yes Sleeping Bags…

| January 10, 2013 | 1 Comment

You read that right, Therm-a-Rest, the kings of the sleeping pad have just released a new line of sleeping bags and they are stout. From the 750+ fill goose down 0°F Altair (Read:

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Blog Spotlight: TrailCooking.com

| December 27, 2012 | 1 Comment

Part of the camping experience is the food you eat while you’re in the outdoors. Maybe you’re a minimalist and only interested in bringing a few meal bars, or maybe you bring your Lodge Logic Dutch Ovens and cook a hearty meal around the fire.

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Never Fear, We’ve Got Winter Gear

| October 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Feels like Winter is well on it’s way! For us down in Texas that means some chilly 40 degree temperatures (at night), but we know our northern customers might be getting some of that cold white powdery stuff called snow that we don’t see too often.

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Camping this weekend? Be prepared…

| October 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Are you heading out for the weekend? Maybe a few nights at a State Park, or a couple of days at a hike-in-site.

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