Tag: hiking

Outfit Your Adventure: Backpacking Infographic

| October 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fall is one of the most popular backpacking seasons and for good reason. With leaves firing up in colors, more comfortable temperatures and a reduction in bugs, you can see why.

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3 Secrets of Fall Camping

| October 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

I’ll camp any time of year, but in Fall it’s absolutely magical. Trees transform into a brilliant mosaic of reds, yellows, and rich browns as their leaves adjust to the new season.

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Thank You For Another Awesome Demo Days!

| October 1, 2015 | 2 Comments

This past Fall Demo Days had to be one of my favorite Demos to date. As ACK’s Marketing Event Manager, the four Demo Days in Austin, San Marcos, Mississippi City and Conroe, Texas are some of the largest events of my year.

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A Hike Well Worth the Texas Heat

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

As a newly married man, every day carries a new surprise.  Some are small, like coming home to a fully stocked fridge or having an apartment that smells like vanilla.

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Thoughts on Southern Colorado

| July 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to squeeze in a trip out to Manitou Springs, Colorado. If you aren’t already familiar with the destination, you may recall its largest attraction, Pike’s Peak.

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The Ten Essentials: Part 3 of 3

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Welcome to the 3rd and final portion of the Ten Essentials series, providing insight into wilderness preparedness since March 13, 2015. If you are just visiting us without having seen the previous two posts (The Ten Essentials: Part One, The Ten Essentials: Part Two) do whatever catching up you feel appropriate for expanding your own outdoor education.

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The Ten Essentials: Part 1 of 3

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

A couple weeks ago in the How to Pack Your Kayak post I briefly went into detail about the Ten Essentials. Today I will be talking more in depth about these tools, why you need to have them, what kinds of benefits they add to not only your outdoor life but your everyday life and which products are the best.

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Tips and Tricks for Hiking the Guadalupe Mountain Trail

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

At 8,751 ft. you stand at the highest peak of the Guadalupe Mountain Range and subsequently, the highest point in all of Texas, sandwiched far between Carlsbad and El Paso. It’s an adventure big enough for a true Texan or in my case a Texan transplant.

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Climbing at Reimers Ranch Park

| February 26, 2015 | 2 Comments

This past Sunday, I wanted to get outside and accomplish some much needed climbing. After warming up a bit at North Austin’s “Austin Rock Gym” I headed West to Reimer’s Ranch for some bouldering, hiking, and people watching.

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The Road Less Traveled by ACK’s Social Media Coordinator

| January 30, 2015 | 2 Comments

Growing up In Chicago had always made me feel homesick for a place I hadn’t yet been. My parents, being fond travelers, were dedicated to making adventure time a priority, even after my brother and I were born.

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