Paddle Guide: The San Marcos River There are a lot of people out there that want to get into kayaking rivers, but have a hard time figuring out the…
We’re in the thick of summer and things are heating up. Here at ACK, we’re experts at dealing with toasty temperatures (we live in Texas after all). Every June, we…
Many of our ACK Customers love paddling with their dogs. I mean, how can you say no to that waggin’ tail when they see you packing up your paddling gear!? Need a little encouragement and inspiration? We asked fellow paddlers to share their adventure pup photos and these are some of our favorites!
ACK customers won’t stop sharing their creative DIY projects with us, and we definitely don’t mind. Keep ’em coming, and we’ll keep featuring them on our blog! Recently, we had a couple submissions describing quick fixes to add stability to tippy canoes (or just calm fears about the possibility of tipping) using foam floats purchased from our online store.
A self-proclaimed “Huck Finn wannabe,” Mark Vlaskamp has been paddling a canoe since he was a kid. After serving as YakGear’s marketing director for four years, he left the position at the beginning to 2016 to spend a significant part of the year on the road.
If you’re following us on Facebook, you know we’re big dog people here at ACK – we have several office dogs and carry a variety of gear for keeping your adventurous dog safe and happy! (LINK TO PK FRIDAY BLOG) dog trained:
If you caught my earlier blog about why I woke up early on a Saturday to hang out with a group of strangers, then you’re familiar with how amazing Explore Austin is. This Austin, Texas based nonprofit is on a mission to empower underprivileged youth of Austin through outdoor exploration.
When I re-joined the ACK team in mid 2015, one of my goals was to try and get outside more. With unlimited access to the best in paddling and camping gear, it only made sense.
In a world of too much information and too little time, we know how valuable focused and resourceful product information is to our customers. We also know that second to product information, providing our customers with the opportunity to see the product being used in a real world situation can not only help drive a buying decision but perhaps inspire them to go out and enjoy the great outdoors.