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Save the Date – Fall ACK Demo Days Almost Here!

Save the Date – Fall ACK Demo Days Almost Here!

| July 21, 2013 | 1 Comment

ACK Demo Days – Fall 2013 Mark your calendars – The ACK Fall 2013 Demo Days are only two months out!  As always, this FREE event will feature a HUGE selection of paddlecraft for you to check out plus paddling & outdoor clinics from our vendors and other experts, and of course, some killer deals. […]

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Explore the Many Texas Paddling Trails with an Overnight Kayak Rental from ACK!

Explore the Many Texas Paddling Trails with an Overnight Kayak Rental from ACK!

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

New Texas Paddling Trails Means More To Explore Who doesn’t enjoy paddling down the rivers, creeks, lakes and bayous of Texas? Thanks to our friends at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), we can do just that. Every month it seems like the TPWD is opening new Texas Paddling Trails throughout the state. Just this month […]

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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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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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Avoid This! Properly Secure Your Boat with a Rack System

| June 20, 2013 | 1 Comment

It’s every paddler’s nightmare to loose their boat, especially when they’re travelling full speed down the highway. Well, this nightmare became reality for one Georgia area paddler and we thought it was a perfect time to remind everyone on how to securely transport your kayaks, SUPs & canoes with a properly set up rack system. […]

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Protect Your Paddling Pup with a Dog PFD

Protect Your Paddling Pup with a Dog PFD

| June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Who’s your favorite paddling partner? Wait, don’t answer that…we have a feeling we might know the answer. It’s not your friends or family, who too often have an excuse for why they can’t make it down to the water with you – no, it’s someone who’s always game for a trip outside. Someone who can’t […]

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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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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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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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