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Does it get any better than a leisure summer road trip? While I love the excitement of traveling by plane, memories of my siblings and I piling into my my parent’s SUV and driving up to destinations like Yosemite in California, Zion National Park in Utah, and the Grand Canyon in Arizona will always hold a special spot in my heart.
It’s a bit painful to admit, but summer is really over. It was cold this morning (only in Texas would 68° be considered cold) and while that may have some thinking it’s time to retire the kayaks for the season, this is not at all the case!
As you may have read in my introductory blog I had the opportunity to immerse myself in the whitewater rafting scene this past summer. Buena Vista, Colorado is the Mecca of whitewater rafting with people across the country making a pilgrimage to get their whitewater fix for the summer.
This month, in support of Breast Cancer Awareness, ACK is donating 5% of all sales for select products to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation to aid in the fight against this awful disease. You can find all the products that are eligible for this donation at ACK.
Stand up paddling (SUP) has been popular for many years now but it’s still a new and exciting concept for many paddlers. One of the greatest things about SUP is that it requires minimal gear and can take on just about any body of water (though having the right board for the job certainly helps).
If you can believe it, September is here, and bringing along with it the start to the fall kayak fishing season. It’s a favorite time of the year for many anglers, with comfortably cool temperatures, quieter waterways and in many places great fishing.