Tag: camping

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. Whatever the case, we wanted to share a very in […]

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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. Well, just because the snow doesn’t fall on us […]

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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.  Be prepared. Take a quick and simple inventory of your gear and you can make sure that you have a relaxing weekend. Water First Aid Lights Insect Repellent Rain Gear/Rain Canopy Camera […]

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In Focus: Unique Outdoor Products

| October 6, 2012 | 1 Comment

ACK is a very fluid company (pun intended!) and we have new products coming in constantly. Part of my job as the company photographer is to keep the site updated with photos of our new products. I was born and raised in Texas and even though I love this place, I’ve suffered in the Texas […]

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Outdoor Summer Fun, Fun, Fun!

| May 31, 2012 | 3 Comments

School’s out, summer is here, let’s all get out and play. Whether you’ve got kids, grand kids, nieces, nephews…or not, you can’t deny that summer is a season of fun in the sun and if you don’t already have plans, why don’t ya just get up and go — outside that is! As a reader […]

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2012 Kayak Angler Tournament Series – Lake Travis Report

| March 30, 2012 | 1 Comment

The third event of the KATS series took place this past Saturday at Pace Bend Park drawing over 50 anglers! The recent heavy rainfall made for a tough fishing day due to a “chocolate milk lake and blueberry sky” as one competitor Kevin Hebert described it. The competition was preceded by a camp out of […]

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Product Reviews: Tested by a Winter Texas Coast

| February 4, 2012 | 1 Comment

I recently spent a few days down at the Texas Coast with some family and friends. We were able to take advantage of the beautiful weather to do some paddling back in the bays, attempt a little fishing and have lots of fun! Naturally, for Christmas, I acquired a few items from ACK and couldn’t […]

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The Story of YETI Coolers

| November 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Every once in a while a brand emerges from a sea of products, one which develops what you might consider a cult following — YETI is one of them. Sure, they’re just coolers but the moment you set your eyes on them you can tell something is different and even more so once you begin […]

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Leave No Trace, Not Even Soap Bubbles

| June 22, 2011 | 2 Comments

As explorers and adventurers we venture deeper into our natural environment than most and therefore we can have a more significant impact on fragile ecosystems. We are all familiar with the term “Leave No Trace”, the concept is quite simple — don’t leave anything behind. I think we all get that, but sometimes we don’t […]

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