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Filling Up on Main Courses from Backpacker’s Pantry

Filling Up on Main Courses from Backpacker’s Pantry

| August 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

For our second day of cubicle cooking, we pulled out four very tasty sounding main course meals from Backpacker’s Pantry to try: Chicken Alfredo, Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry, Pad Thai and Beef Stroganoff. Before even tasting the meals, Trent and I were impressed by the variety. I can’t imagine trying to haul out the […]

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Lunch for Under $5 – 4 Cheap Backcountry Lunches

Lunch for Under $5 – 4 Cheap Backcountry Lunches

| August 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

The standard cost of  lunch at a fast food restaurant these days seems to be about $5, so to kick things off for our week of trail foods, Trent and I thought we’d take a look at trail lunches for $5 or less. From my experience with trail eating, it’s important to consider your the purpose […]

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Camp Foods in The Cubicle; Just Add Water

Camp Foods in The Cubicle; Just Add Water

| August 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Camp Cooking Made Easy Dehydrated & freeze dried camp foods have always been a favorite method for adventurers looking for a lightweight and low-footprint method of cooking. That’s because they only require three things: the meal itself, water and a heat source to boil the water (although some dehydrated meals can be made with cold […]

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Top 4 Backpacks For The Gear Savvy Student

Top 4 Backpacks For The Gear Savvy Student

| August 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Get Ready for School With One of ACK’s Top 4 Backpacks The best gear not only performs well on the trail or on the water but also meshes with your everyday life. For students getting ready for back to school, a perfect example of this would be your backpack. Investing in pack that performs well […]

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Gear Geeking – We’ve All Done It!

Gear Geeking – We’ve All Done It!

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

With the long Labor Day weekend on the horizon, my adventure instincts have kicked in, urging me to action. With endless destination possibilities for adventure at my fingertips, I finally settled on Zion National Park in St. George, Utah. I wanted to venture to Zion ever since I shared a photo from the Clever Hiker on […]

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Team ACK Heads to Outdoor Retailer for a Peek at 2014 Gear

Team ACK Heads to Outdoor Retailer for a Peek at 2014 Gear

| July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

You could hear a pin drop today in the main ACK office. The offices are about half empty as team ACK heads to the airport  to be whisked away to Salt Lake City for Outdoor Retailer (OR). For those not familiar with OR, it is outdoor sports show of its kind. Catering to manufacturers, retailers […]

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Find Some Relaxation Under The Shade of the Kelty Noah’s Tarp

Find Some Relaxation Under The Shade of the Kelty Noah’s Tarp

| July 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

ACK Web Developer Jeremy Arntz is one of the company’s most frequent paddlers who is typically found on the water at Austin’s Lake Travis once or twice a week. Recently, he landed a new piece of gear and wanted to share his excitement about it – the Kelty Noah’s Tarp. See what he had to […]

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Think Paddling Safety First And Always Be Mindful Of Mother Nature!

Think Paddling Safety First And Always Be Mindful Of Mother Nature!

| July 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Remember Paddling Safety: Kayaking Comes With Exposure to the Elements Lately, as I have been scanning the various kayaking forums, I’m starting to notice a very disturbing trend among some of my fellow paddlers. In just the last 2 months, I have counted over a dozen instances where paddlers aren’t taking into account paddling safety […]

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Google Project Simplifies Adventure Planning, Invites You to Help

Google Project Simplifies Adventure Planning, Invites You to Help

| July 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Adventure Planning at It’s Best! Google unleashed it’s backcountry ‘street view’ last summer  as part of their quest for the perfect online map. That’s right, adventure planning from home is going to be a cinch once they’ve completed mapping all of your favorite outdoor destinations. Imagine being able to investigate the Grand Canyon and ‘walk’ it’s […]

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Solar Batteries 101 with Goal Zero

Solar Batteries 101 with Goal Zero

| June 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Written & published on Solar Batteries by Goal Zero on their Off The Grid blog Not a Solar Scientist? That’s OK. We’re going back to the basics of keeping your batteries healthy and your solar panels hot! SOLAR BATTERIES 101 GOAL ZERO utilizes the latest and greatest in battery technology to accompany you on all […]

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