Paddleboarding — Surfing

Surfboards are used in Jasper

Surf­ing and Surf-boarding or Pad­dle Board­ing, a new­er sport in Jasper. Surfers has to have thick wet suits to be safe in the frigid waters in Jasper Nation­al Park rivers. The glacial fed waters are tem­per­a­ture depen­dant on the sun, so when we have hot weath­er, the flow of the water increas­es vol­ume and inten­si­ty. The boards used here are only for the rivers. the lake is nice if you just want to prac­tice bal­ance on the water.

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Pad­dle­board
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Plen­ty of lakes in Jasper to take in the scenery
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Lake Edith excer­cise
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For­ward pad­dle stroke

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Rentals and lessons are avail­able. There is an out­fit in town called Translu­cid Adven­tures and Pure Out­doors shop rent­ing water­sport equip­ment.

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