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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.