Backwoods Paddlesports

The Rule of 120

With all of the inconsistent weather that Texas has dealt us recently, we feel it’s appropriate to discuss weather related closures in this latest blog post. When it comes to water and air temperatures and paddling, we comply with the American Canoe Association’s mandate of The Rule of 120°F. If the water temperature and ambient air temperature do not add up to at least 120°F, there is a possibility of cold shock and ultimately hypothermia if one gets wet and…

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Come out and Play!

Get ready! Backwoods Paddlesports is ready to launch for the 2019 season starting March 2nd and we have a lot more for you to do than just paddling! With the start of the 2019 Paddle Sports season coming up, we can’t wait to get back on the water. Whether we’re kayaking, stand up paddleboarding, or canoeing, we love an excuse to get our toes wet. Unfortunately, we must return to land occasionally and although our paddles may not be in…

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