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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

A Kayak for Fathers Day

Why not knock Fathers Day out of the park and get dad a gift that will blow him away?   A kayak represents freedom and relaxation for any man that enjoys the outdoors – making it the perfect gift. Pack & Paddle is uniquely positioned to make your kayak gifting a great experience for Dad.  If […] Continue Reading

Unique Original Fish Prints by John and Becky

  Our owners John and Becky Williams have been embracing the art form of Gyotaku to produce unique prints of local gamefish.  These art pieces are created by first painting the original fish.  Then a special rice paper is draped over the fish and rubbed.  Each print is unique and original.  They make a wonderful […] Continue Reading

Yeti Stainless

Don’t you hate it when your favorite beverage loses its frosty (or piping hot) goodness before you have a chance to fully enjoy it? We sure do, and that’s why we over-engineered our Rambler Tumblers with kitchen-grade 18/8 stainless steel and double-wall vacuum insulation. The result is a tough, hard-wearing personal drink cooler that maintains […] Continue Reading

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