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In-store pickup available from our Baton Rouge and Lafayette stores!

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On Running

Swiss-engineered running shoes and apparel

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Hoka

Be inspired to move with Hoka!

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Free Fly

Unbelievably soft adventure gear.

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Hobie

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Tasc

Original Fabrics Made Responsibly.

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Brands You'll Love

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Men's Shorts

Durable and comfortable for hiking, and paddling.

Desert Red / SM Duck Head St. Marks Performance Short - Men's DUCK HEAD
Duck Head St. Marks Performance Shorts - Men's
  • $78.00
Rock / 30 Marsh Wear Men's Prime Short Marsh Wear
Marsh Wear Prime Shorts - Men's
  • $55.00
Reflection Blue / 30 Howler Bros Buchannon Boardshorts - Men's Howler Bros
Howler Bros Buchannon Boardshorts - Men's
  • $59.00
Irie Paradise / 30 Howler Bros Men's Stretch Bruja Boardshort Howler Bros
Howler Bros Stretch Bruja Boardshorts - Men's
  • $59.00

The Backpacker Gear

Backpacker Digital Gift Card
  • From $10.00
Tasc Carrollton Backpacker Performance Short Sleeve T-Shirt - Men's
  • $42.00
The Backpacker Sunset Logo Mesh Back Hat in Olive
  • $32.00
The Backpacker Louisiana Logo Patch Mesh Back Hat in Grey & Biscotti
  • $30.00

Marsh Wear

Adventure coast to coast with Marsh Wear

Coral / OS Marsh Wear Dockside Hat Marsh Wear
Marsh Wear Dockside Hat
  • $29.00
Marsh Wear Men's Redfish Overlay Short Sleeve T-Shirt Marsh Wear
Marsh Wear Men's Redfish Overlay Short Sleeve T-Shirt
  • $29.00
Marsh Wear Men's Badger Short Sleeve T-Shirt Marsh Wear
Marsh Wear Men's Badger Short Sleeve T-Shirt
  • $29.00
Rock / 30 Marsh Wear Men's Prime Short Marsh Wear
Marsh Wear Prime Shorts - Men's
  • $55.00

Duck Head

Join the revival of an American brand

Duck Head True To Our Roots Short-Sleeve T-Shirt - Men's
  • $38.00
Duck Head Perry Stripe Performance Polo - Men's
  • $89.50
Duck Head Fanning Plaid Short-Sleeve Shirt - Men's
  • $88.00
Duck Head Dickson Plaid Performance Guide Shirt - Men's
  • $110.00
Backpacking Gear

Big packs, light tents, gear that goes the distance.

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Adventure Advice

Love your adventure with The Backpacker

How to choose the best shoe or boot for your adventure!

Learn about how to choose the best shoe for your adventure at The Backpacker!

How to Choose a Kayak

Learn how to choose a kayak with the experts at The Backpacker!

How to Fit a Pack

Learn how to fit a pack with the experts at The Backpacker!

Events You'll Love

BCKFC's Paddlepalooza

Land the largest "cajun slam" Saturday March 12 and win a Hobie!

Mount Sneaux Day

The Backpacker brings you Mount Sneaux Day on the afternoon of Friday, November 26th.

Osprey

Shop your perfect pack!

Pine Leaf Green Osprey Sportlite 15 OSPREY
Osprey Sportlite 15 L
  • $70.00
Venturi Blue / SM/MED Osprey Atmos AG 65 - Men's OSPREY
Osprey Atmos AG 65 - Men's
  • $300.00
TEALREEF Osp Kitsuma 3 W/ Res OSPREY
Osprey Kitsuma 3 - Women's
  • $70.00
Black / 18 L Osp Hikelite OSPREY
Osprey Hikelite 18 L
  • $95.00
Cotopaxi

Gear for Good

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Southern Marsh

Authentic Southern Class

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Patagonia

Gear for the silent sports.

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Kuhl

Born in the Mountains

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Vuori

Elevate every move.

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Packs

Discover great backpacks for your next adventure

Del Dia / 26 Liters Cotopaxi Cusco 26 Liter Backpack COTOPAXI
Cotopaxi Cusco 26 Liter Backpack
  • $110.00
Bazan Red Osprey Heritage Simplex 20L Technical Pack OSPREY
Osprey Heritage Simplex 20 Liter Technical Pack - Women's
  • $130.00
Dark Pine Green Osprey Women's Heritage Simplex 20 Technical Pack OSPREY
Osprey Heritage Simplex 20 Technical Pack - Women's
  • $130.00
Bazan Red Osprey Heritage Musette 13 Crossbody OSPREY
Osprey Heritage Musette 13 Crossbody
  • $70.00

Adventures we Love

Waist Deep - A Team Adventure to the Chandeleur Islands

A crew of us from The Backpacker Team just got back from a trip off the coast of Louisiana where we spent two sun-filled days and one awesome nig...

Four Adventure Spots You're Going to Love in Lafayette

These are must-visit spots in Lafayette, and we want to help you get there!

Steve Lessard on Winning Paddlepalooza XVIII

Steve Lessard of Team Backpacker Wins Top Prize at Paddlepalooza XVIII Congratulations to Team Backpacker and Hobie Fishing Team Member, Steve Le...

Kayak Rentals and Demos

On-water adventures are now easier than ever!

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