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Packing Smart for Adventure Travel

Packing Smart for Adventure Travel

| March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

An extended adventure vacation can be a life changing event, so don’t let disorganization bring you down! Packing smart for adventure travel really means packing light, taking less and keeping things organized. Below are some useful packing tips to help you do just that. Choose The Right Travel Bag Whether it’s a rolling suitcase, big […]

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10 Pieces of Advice For 1st Time Paddlers

10 Pieces of Advice For 1st Time Paddlers

| March 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

We asked our Facebook fans, “What’s one piece of advice you’d give to a 1st time paddler?” Some of the responses were serious and some were just downright funny. Here’s 10 of our favorites: 1. Don’t go without wearing your PFD. — Advice from Don P., JT L., Gary L., Lisa W., Billy M., Jonathan B., Travis […]

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6 Tips On Surf Launching For Offshore Kayak Fishing

6 Tips On Surf Launching For Offshore Kayak Fishing

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

From the Yak Gear / Railblaza Team Paddling through the rough surf for an offshore kayak fishing adventure, more commonly referred to as surf launching, can be challenging depending on your specific location, the weather conditions, and the size of the swells you are battling!  Done properly, surf launching can be a painless hurdle on […]

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Pack-It, The Revolutionary Way to Pack Your Luggage

Pack-It, The Revolutionary Way to Pack Your Luggage

| March 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

by the Eagle Creek team “How do I pack it all?” This is the challenge that nearly every type of traveler faces, whether planning for a quick overnight trip or an extended getaway. You’ve got clothes, toiletries, laptops, phones, digital cameras, itineraries, jackets, guide books and so much more. So, how do you manage to fit it […]

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Take A Stroll Through the ACK Austin Store

Take A Stroll Through the ACK Austin Store

| March 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ever wonder what it’s like to visit an ACK store in person? Well now you can see one for yourself! ACK Austin is the first of our stores to have it’s very own Google Virtual Tour, which allows you to navigate through the store just as you would navigate through Google Maps using Street View. […]

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Viking Kayak Comes to ACK

Viking Kayak Comes to ACK

| February 28, 2014 | 4 Comments

As many of you have seen/heard, we will now be adding Viking Kayak to our lineup. These boats are imported from over in New Zealand and we’re very excited to be the first US retailer to offer them. We plan on carrying 2 of the Viking Kayak models: the Profish Reload and the Profish 400 […]

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Get Your Predator Kayak Moving with the Malone Scupper Cart

| February 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

by Mike Garcia, an avid kayak angler and paddling cinematographer who you can find on YouTube or at www.AdventureOnTheWater.com. Not too long ago I picked up a new Malone Scupper Cart and I’ve found it’s made it easy to transport my gear-loaded Predator kayak. Just a reminder that the Predator kayak is quite heavy at 72 lbs and that’s before […]

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6 Reasons to Get Your Kayak Lit Up with SuperNova LED Lights

6 Reasons to Get Your Kayak Lit Up with SuperNova LED Lights

| February 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

Wondering why you should invest in SuperNova LED Lights for your kayak? The super bright LED strips from SuperNova offer the kayaker many advantages. Here’s 6 reasons to get your kayak lit with SuperNova: 1. Safety First: Increased visibility of SuperNova LED Lights gives you peace of mind that everyone else on the water knows you’re […]

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For the Coffee Lover: GSI Outdoors Coffee Products

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

For you, coffee is not merely black; it is not simply a beverage to be had with cream and sugar, no, coffee is a ritual, an affirmation of life, a warm embrace in the morning and a meditation on the flavor of the day to be savored with dessert. For you, only the finest beans, […]

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Gaiters: What Are They, And What Are Different Types For?

Gaiters: What Are They, And What Are Different Types For?

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

by the Outdoor Research Team Planning on tromping through frosted peaks after the Polar Vortex, heading out for a hike during this spring’s colossal snow melt or lacing up for an ultra-long trail run? The extra layer of protection from gaiters will help keep your outing a challenging adventure rather than a painful sufferfest. While […]

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