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Apparel Options for Cold Weather Paddling

Apparel Options for Cold Weather Paddling

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

There’s Lots of Options When it Comes to Cold Weather Paddling Summertime paddling apparel is easy. Throw on a lightweight t-shirt (or don’t), a swimsuit, a pair of water shoes and you’re set. Ok, it’s not always quite that simple, but the point is summertime is a breeze when you compare it to fall and […]

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ACK Austin Paddling Seminars Revamped for Fall

ACK Austin Paddling Seminars Revamped for Fall

| October 21, 2013 | 2 Comments

Got cold weather blues? ACK Austin Paddling Seminars are just what you need! With the Winter season slowly approaching the ACK Austin Store will be looking to take every one’s mind off of the rainy cold weather that would keep them off the water by holding several informative and fun paddling seminars. Here’s what you can […]

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3 Simple Steps to Better Sun Protection

3 Simple Steps to Better Sun Protection

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

After four consecutive weekends of ACK events this month, I’ve gotten my fair share of sun. It’s been a lot of fun, but the bad news is that I haven’t done my best to consider sun protection while I’ve been out there. It wasn’t until a visit to my grandfather’s house prompted me to reconsider […]

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5 Tips to Extend Your Paddling in Cold Weather Season

5 Tips to Extend Your Paddling in Cold Weather Season

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Paddling in Cold Weather It may not feel like it everywhere now, but September marks the end of summer and, eventually, the coming of cooler fall weather. This time last year, our team was talking about kayak storage options to help people get ready for the cold winter months. Boy, did we get an earful […]

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Lighten the Load with the Extend-A-Truck Bed Extender From Darby

Lighten the Load with the Extend-A-Truck Bed Extender From Darby

| August 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Extend -A- Truck Bed Extender Darby solved an age-old question for the paddlesports fan – How can I make hauling my gear down to the water even easier? The Extend-A-Truck Bed Extender has long been one of our more popular products and there are several reasons why: It is easy to use. It is relatively inexpensive. It […]

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Which Predator Kayak to Choose: 13 or MX?

Which Predator Kayak to Choose: 13 or MX?

| August 14, 2013 | 7 Comments

Predator Kayaks The Predator 13 and Predator MX,  from Old Town Canoes and Kayaks are sleek and innovative fishing platforms that offer a lot of great features for kayak anglers of all types. Saltwater bays and marshes, open ocean, freshwater lakes, streams, rivers, or small ponds, the Predator kayak can do it all. What is the […]

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Starting Off The Morning Right With Breakfast Camping Food

Starting Off The Morning Right With Breakfast Camping Food

| August 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

For our fourth day of cubicle camping, Trent and I elected to get our cooking in early and try some of the breakfast camping food options at ACK. We’ve all heard the saying that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and that’s even more true when you’re out on the trail. A […]

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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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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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Top 5 Kayaking Lessons I’ve Learned in 2013

Top 5 Kayaking Lessons I’ve Learned in 2013

| July 26, 2013 | 8 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. In this article, he shares the top 5 kayaking lessons he has learned this year. See what he has to say: I’ve been kayaking on and […]

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