Tag: NRS

In Focus Video: Dry Bag Options

| May 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

We’re big fans of Dry Bags here at ACK. We use them for just about everything when it comes to the outdoors. They have so many applications and there are so many slightly different versions of Dry Bags that it might seem a bit overwhelming to know what to look for and to know exactly […]

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Colorado River from Source to Sea in 3.5 Minutes

| May 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

In 2011, friends Will Stauffer-Norris and Zak Podmore ventured from Wyoming’s Wind River Mountains to the Gulf of California in Mexico. The adventure took them 113 days and over 1,700 miles of hiking and paddling. You might have caught tidbits of their adventure in our blog video updates from the NRS series Remains of a River which […]

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Product Testing in West Texas

Product Testing in West Texas

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

I recently embarked on a trip out to the great wide open of West Texas and took some products we sell here at ACK along for the trip. Let me start right off the bat by saying everything I used served its purpose very well and I will give you a rundown of what I […]

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Canoeing the Rio Grande: And keeping dry with NRS

Canoeing the Rio Grande: And keeping dry with NRS

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

We met Shane Townsend, outdoor blogger for Bat City Outdoors and avid paddler, halfway through his mission to write about fifty paddles in Texas that anyone can do. We decided it was the perfect opportunity to do some product testing and got him outfitted with some NRS dry bags. Here’s what he had to say. […]

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Walk on Water

| March 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

NRS films brings us another beautifully made paddling film that tells the amazing story of Greg Mallory who wound up paralyzed from the waist down after a terrible skiing accident and as a result turned to paddling. Today, he’s is a skilled Class V whitewater paddler who finds comfort, strength and kinship on the water. Enjoy his […]

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Video Update from NRS: Cascada

| March 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

You may have caught our blog a while back about the new NRS film Cascada being announced. Well here it is! This very well made short film takes viewers to a remote Mexican jungle on the hunt for the perfect waterfall with a slew of professional whitewater paddlers. Take a 10 minute break when you […]

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NRS Film Trailer, Cascada

| January 15, 2013 | 1 Comment

NRS is at it again with another artfully made paddling film in the works. This one, called Cascada, couples a team of elite paddlers with a talented cinematographer and sends them into remote Mexican jungles to find the perfect waterfall. We’re looking forward to the full release, are you? CASCADA – THE TEASER from NRS Films […]

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In Focus: Gift Ideas for Your Little Adventurer

In Focus: Gift Ideas for Your Little Adventurer

| December 13, 2012 | 2 Comments

You’ve shared your love of the outdoors with your kids and now you can’t get ‘em out of the boat and off the trail. You’ve started them down the long path of an outdoor enthusiast and if they’ll be spending more time joining you on your adventures, they need their own gear! When they’re more […]

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In Focus: Knives – A Sharp Gift

In Focus: Knives – A Sharp Gift

| December 7, 2012 | 2 Comments

I don’t want to put too fine a point on this, but if someone in your life loves the outdoors, a knife would most certainly make a sharp gift this holiday season. We offer a wide selection of knives here at ACK and I’ll run down a few different models you should check out: First […]

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Video Update: Balance, At Ease

Video Update: Balance, At Ease

| November 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

How should paddling fit into your life? What about the outdoors in general? Striking the right balance between outdoor fun and work is a reality most of us have to face. A new online video series called “Balance” aims addresses this topic and their first episode, At Ease, focuses on kayaker Blair Trotman. Balance Ep.1- At […]

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