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Watch out for that… Goose?!?

Watch out for that… Goose?!?

| June 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Yup, you read that correctly. Goose and other animal encounters are happening all over the nation! Listen to Chris dela Torre elaborate on his unplanned entanglement with as he calls the “Gangsters of Nature” on the Calgary Eyeopener on CBC from Canada. On a serious note, it is important to remember that being adventure seekers […]

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What Drives Outdoor Research?

| June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Just like you and me, the team at Outdoor Research believe that Life is an Adventure. Driven to design and perfect outdoor gear, Outdoor Research provides everything from sun hats to waterproof gaiters to help us battle whatever nature throws our way. Check out this quick video explaining the life threatening event that inspired founder, Ron Gregg, to […]

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Fit More for Less! – Family Sized Tent at a Solo Tent Price

Fit More for Less! – Family Sized Tent at a Solo Tent Price

| June 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Looking for a family tent? Eureka’s Tetragon 5 Tent might be just the ticket with plenty of space, easy setup, quality features and, maybe most importantly, quality that’s meant to last! This five person tent from Eureka is a popular buy and has been known to hold up for plenty of years. Oh – and […]

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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

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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5 Reasons Why You Won’t Regret Buying a Good Camp Chair

5 Reasons Why You Won’t Regret Buying a Good Camp Chair

| June 8, 2013 | 2 Comments

Despite camping once or twice a month, I never felt like it was worth investing in a quality camp chair. I had bought a pair of $5 brand-less chairs and had been using the one that hadn’t fully broken down after the first use. That was until I decided to take the plunge and buy […]

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Trail Curry in 15 Minutes

Trail Curry in 15 Minutes

| June 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

On my last camping trip I vowed to try something new for my camp cooking and quickly settled on the instant gourmet camping meals from Backpacker’s Pantry. What attracted me to these lightweight pouches was how easy they claimed to be – just add boiling water and eat! No heavy duty cooking gear required. So […]

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Ingeniously Designed Cooksets from GSI Outdoors

Ingeniously Designed Cooksets from GSI Outdoors

| June 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

When it comes to GSI, one should expect ingenious design. Their portable, lightweight cooksets are made to fully equip campers based on their specific needs with integrated systems that pack the maximum amount of utility into the least amount of space. The most popular of these integrated systems is their Bugaboo line, which offers high […]

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What’s Your Dad’s Adventure Personality?

What’s Your Dad’s Adventure Personality?

| June 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Father’s Day is fast approaching and if you need a gift for the kind of dad who likes anything relating to the outdoors, the hardest part about your shopping experience at ACK is going to be picking out which one to get! To help you narrow down your options, we’ve selected a few top gift […]

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Win a First Aid Kit for National Safety Month this June!

Win a First Aid Kit for National Safety Month this June!

| June 1, 2013 | 52 Comments

Designated as National Safety Month by the National Safety Council, June marks both the coming summer and a reminder to be safe in everything you do including adventuring outside. We thought this would be a great opportunity to remind readers about staying prepared with proper safety gear and in particular, first aid kits. Day Tripper […]

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