Tag: paddling

Wanderlust: Takachiho Gorge

| June 5, 2014 | 2 Comments

As the second installment in our Wanderlust series,we thought it would be fitting to write a post on one of our most popular Facebook destinations, Takachiho Gorge. The photo of paddlers beneath the canopy of foliage amongst a waterfall has garnered quite a bit of attention so without further ado we would like to take you on a trip to […]

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How to Choose a Paddle That’s Right For You

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Blade shape and paddling style – From a Fisherman’s perspective Simply put, if you focus on a paddle that fits you it will means less fatigue, more time on the water and more fish in your boat.  A lot goes into a great paddling paddle and each manufacture will happily tell their story, so do your […]

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10 Reasons To Go Paddling

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

At ACK we love paddling for a number of reasons- but we don’t want to focus on why we are obsessed! We took to our Facebook page and asked all of our customers what makes them want  to go out paddling and got some great answers. Y’all answered with everything from waking up to getting excited […]

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10 Crazy Questions About Your Outdoor Pastime

| February 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

We asked our Facebook fans, “What’s the craziest thing people ask you about your outdoor hobby?” The answers were incredible! Here’s 10 of our favorites: 1. Where do you pee? — Asked to Tim C. 2. You go out into the ocean in THAT?! — Asked to Christopher H. 3. Don’t you have enough kayaks? […]

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Life Jacket Facts From The Safe Boating Campaign

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Keep these Life Jacket Facts in Mind Whatever kind of paddling you like to do, it’s important to always wear your life jacket (or PFD) while you’re out on the water. Think of it like wearing a seat belt in your car – you probably won’t find yourself in a situation where you need it, […]

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5 Ways Passionate Paddlers are Celebrating Halloween

| October 29, 2013 | 1 Comment

With Halloween on the horizon, here are 5 unique ways paddlers are celebrating Halloween: 1. Spooky Kayak Decorations, because nothing says scary like a skeleton in a kayak. 2. Dressing Up Like Mr. CanoeHead, this insurance salesman turned super hero is a reference no one will probably get. 3. Paddling a..Pumpkin? It’s a farmer thing.  4. Paddling in […]

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Youngest Stand Up Paddling Kid You’ve Ever Seen

| September 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Stand Up Paddling Is Easier Than You Think Or maybe this 2 year old just has some serious skills! I came across this video posted by the Paddling Headquarters and loved it. It showcases just how easy and fun Stand Up Paddling can really be. The beginning is a bit tedious with the unnecessary slow-mo’s […]

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It’s Getting Hot Out There! – Check Out H20 Options for Any Sized Adventure

| June 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

The temperature are creeping up and it’s crucial you stay hydrated matter what you’re doing, whether it be a light run or a multi-day back country excursion. There are a wide variety of ways for you to get the H2O you need. Check out these ACK videos as we give a break down of essential products for Hydration on […]

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The PowerMonkey Extreme is Better Than Your Phone Charger AND Waterproof

| June 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

A coworker recently lent me their new PowerMonkey Extreme to try out for a camping trip. This portable solar charger and battery combo from Power Traveller is both waterproof and shockproof (waterproof for 30 minutes up to about 3 feet) making it the perfect tool for both paddlers and campers to keep electronics charged. I have used […]

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Enter for a Chance to Win a $50 ACK Gift Certificate!

| June 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dear faithful ACK blog readers, we wanted to extend a quick invitation for you to participate in a survey one of our valued partners (Paddling Fan) is hosting. The information we are collecting is to simply understand what you, as a paddler, are looking for in terms of online resources. The survey can be completed […]

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