Stand Up Paddling has been established as the fastest growing water sport on the planet. Health and fun benefits are a huge part of it's growth. Improved balance , core and endurance strengthening make this optimal exercise for all ages and body types .Abilities to paddle places one could never think of before make this sport so varied. Whether a mellow paddle on a mountain lake, lazy river,a white water adventure or arduous distance paddling , this is an activity for all ages and ability levels.Surf Blue Ridge has provided this to North Georgia since May 2009 as the first full service company North of Atlanta. Our goal is to introduce and perpetuate SUP as a lifestyle through lessons, trips or tours. With years of experience and knowledge of the industry, Chris will help you choose the right board and paddle for your intended use and eliminate the overwhelming choices available out there. The hardest part about SUP is showing up ! A desire to learn and potentially change your lifestyle is the easy part!!
Surf Blue Ridge offers SUP Tours, Stand Up Paddle lessons, and SUP Board and Equipment Sales.
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Choose from a full line of Kialoa SUP paddles in the store. Available are: 1. Premium Methane and Pipes- 100% carbon fiber Super light and strong $359 2. For All around performance : New for 2014 is the Insantity series. From $179-269 http://www.kialoa.com/paddles-gear/stand-up-paddles/insanity-sup.html For tough whitewater choices: Hapa and LauLau- Tough, durable thermo fiber plastic blades […]
Join me for a new tour this year featuring stand up paddling a remote part of Lake Blue Ridge to a trail abundant with native flora and fauna. After a 2 mile paddle to a 1 mile round trip hike winding along the lake and a small stream. You will be introduced to seasonal wildflowers, […]
In 2013, the first extended lesson program was held for one month. Six participants included one man and two ladies age 70-72 years old! By the last session, they all paddled 5 miles and continue to paddle! Beginner classes are intented to introduce you to stand up paddling with emphasis on safety, balance, relaxation and […]
The always popular SUP sunset paddle sessions are available every Friday and Saturday night throughout the summer. Cost is $25 for board, paddle and pfd. Anyone with their own boards are always welcome at no charge. Call 706-889-8747 to reserve a spot. A credit card is needed to hold reservations. A minimum of 4 needed to […]
Two great touring board series, made for Surf Blue Ridge ONLY, the 12’6 Venture Glide and 11′ Venture Flow! Shaped by 30 year veteran shaper, Gary Wilson, owner of Kinetic Surf Designs and Broadscope Paddle Boards located in Myrtle Beach, SC. We collaborated on a “tour style” design and came up with these two shapes. With […]