Tag: kayak camping

How to Pack Your Kayak

| February 20, 2015 | 7 Comments

Before you set out on any kayaking excursion, be it fishing, long distance, camping, or whitewater, its crucial to have your dry hatch essentials prepared and properly stocked. Although all of these different styles typically require different calibers of gear and equipment, there are some not so obvious basics necessary for any adventure.

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Pigs in a Tent…Well Almost

| March 6, 2013 | 3 Comments

Back in January, I wrote a short article ranting about partaking in new adventure this year. Shame on me, two full months later and I had yet to do any of it, that is until just recently.

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ACK Kayak Camping Gear Guide: A Visual Presentation

| September 5, 2012 | 25 Comments

We’ve written several articles highlighting what you need to know when kayak camping. This time, we took a different approach featuring the camping gear you should consider taking along with you through an easy to follow one page visual presentation.

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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…

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Kayak Camping – You’ve Thought About It, Go Do It!

| May 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Note: This article was originally published in ACK Paddler, our very own in-store printed newsletter which features a variety of resources including how-tos, maps and a calendar of events.

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Product Review: Tarpon 100

| March 2, 2011 | 6 Comments

Light, nimble, full featured and affordable. What do you get when you take one of the most well-respected, popular and proven kayak and shrink it?

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Colorado River Kayak Camping

| November 14, 2010 | 7 Comments

I joined a local paddling group through meetup.com to get in on some group paddling action.

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Commanding the Colorado

| October 31, 2010 | 4 Comments

I was trying to figure how I was going to get all of my gear into one of my sit on top kayaks. Most of the paddlers on this trip were taking canoes but I still preferred to use a kayak. Then it occurred to me that the best option would be a hybrid such as a Native Watercraft Ultimate 14 or a Wilderness Systems Commander 140. Because of their wide-open cockpit design, either would easily accommodate all of my gear while still providing an experience closer to my personal preferences.

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