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Buffalo River Trail Trip Report by Kevin Wallis


Buffalo River Trail (BRT) Trip Report: I could do this report in one word, AMAZING! For a trip that is within a 9 hour drive, you can’t beat this. I left Lafayette around 6 PM on Monday the 26th to meet up with my volunteer shuttle driver in Russellville, AR. I’ll tell that story after. […] Continue Reading

Free Yeti Stainless with Clothing Purchase


What could be better than buying some clothing for yourself or a gift from P&P?  How about getting a Yeti Colster, Lowball or stainless bottle for free?  On Small Business Saturday (and Sunday) take advantage of these great deals.  Print this page or show this coupon on your phone to claim!

Mystery Gift Card Giveaway

Get Small Business Saturday started right by being one of the first 20 people in the door at P&P*.  We’ll give you a random gift card worth either $5, $10 or maybe, just maybe – $100! * 1 gift card per family.  Must be over 18 to participate.  Card giveaway ends at 10:15am.

Hiking Blind – An evening with Trevor Thomas


Date: Thursday, November 3rd Meeting Details: Pack & Paddle at 6pm Cost: Free Event Have you ever wondered what it would be like to venture out and hike one of Americas long trails? Imagine hiking one of these trails as a blind person – with only your courage, your inventiveness and your dog to help […] Continue Reading

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Four Great Trips to Beat the Summer Heat


There’s nothing like ninety degree temps and ninety percent humidity to make you want to stay inside and binge watch your favorite TV show. Before you start popping the popcorn, consider making memories with friends and family on one of these great outdoor hikes or paddle trips – all within a couple hours of Lafayette. […] Continue Reading

Bayou Teche Paddle Series


The Bayou Teche Legend has it that the Chitimacha Indians went to battle with a huge snake that could be measured not just in feet, but in miles. As the battle raged, the snake turned and twisted . The snake boradedned, curved and deepened the space that eventually became the Bayou Teche. In this special […] Continue Reading

4th of July Boat and Hammock Sale

We’re celebrating 4th of July weekend with a sale on some gear you can enjoy during your time off of work! Choose from selected kayaks*.  Enjoy all the great benefits of buying your boat at Pack & Paddle while saving money on 4th of July Weekend.  Call or come by for specifics on models and […] Continue Reading

3 Shorts for Louisiana Summers


Louisiana summers are all about getting wet and staying cool.  These 3 shorts will help you do that! North Face Guide Trunk (left) The North Face Guide Trunk is uses their unique FlashDry fabric.  These shorts are perfect for being in and out of the water all day.  The relatively long length (9″ inseam) makes this […] Continue Reading

Clothing that Works Like Gear


Your clothing is an essential part of being comfortable and safe in the outdoors.  Your kit of clothing becomes your armor to protect you from bugs, heat, cold, wet and sun.  Our buyers specialize in finding the best performing garments to completely outfit you for any activity anywhere in the world.  We invite you to […] Continue Reading

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