Boundary Waters Outfitters

Boundary Waters Outfitters
Boundary Waters Canoe Trips High Adventure Trips

Boundary Waters High Adventure Trips for Scouts, Venture Crews, Youth Groups, Church Groups, School Groups and more.


Expedition Pack      Sleeping Bag            H2O Filter       

Need some gear?
You came to the right place...just pick and choose from the list below.

Click on the following links for more information:

Boundary Waters Canoe Area
BWCA info, wildlife, trip routes, photos...

Canoe Trip Outfitting
all our packages, rates, menu...

Non-Profit Groups
discount packages for scouts, churches, schools, clubs, High Adventure Scout Trips, and more...

Boundary Waters Fishing
trips, tips, tackle & more...

Guided Trips
the best way to go...

Quetico Trips
information on trips into Canada...

About Us
who we are, directions to our base...

Contact Us
talk to our outfitting staff

For More Information Call:

Good to Know...
It is important to note that BWCA entry permits are reserved on a first come, first serve basis so the earlier you reserve your trip the better chance you have of securing the best entry point.

helpful info: how to plan a tripBWCA entry points, routes & permitsreservations

Partial Outfitting

If you plan on packing your own gear for your trip, please be sure your equipment is Boundary Waters friendly! The car camping tent does not work well here!! Your equipment (and food) has to be lightweight, compact and in good working order. You will be paddling and portaging everything you bring for several days and bulky, heavy items can ruin your experience. We can help you decide on some items but "if in doubt, leave it out."

 Canoe & Food Packages
Have your own gear but need a canoe and don't want to shop, pre-cook, and pack all that food. Below are two packages designed just for you. the first package comes with a Kevlar canoe. These are some of the fastest and lightest recreational canoes made today. The second package (Ultra-Light) comes with an aluminum canoe which is very stable and the most widely used canoes in the BWCA. Whichever package you choose you can rest assured that we've got you covered from transportation to the bedtime snack.

Kevlar Canoe & Food Package:              $47 per person / per day
  (2 person minimum - includes a 42lb Kevlar Canoe)

Ultra-Light Canoe and Food Package:    $40 per person / per day
  (2 person minimum - includes a 64lb Aluminum Canoe)

The Canoe & Food Packages includes your canoe, paddles, life jackets and all the food for the trip packed into a portage pack.
*This package does not include kitchen equipment*


 Partial Outfitting
Item Daily Rate
Kevlar Canoes: 3-Person
We-no-nah Seneca Kevlar Canoe (49 lbs) $45.00
Kevlar Canoes: Tandem, 2-Person
We-no-nah MN II Kevlar Canoe (42 lbs) $39.00
We-no-nah Spirit II Kevlar Canoe (42 lbs) $39.00
We-no-nah Boundary Waters Kevlar Canoe (42 lbs) $39.00
We-no-nah Champlain Kevlar (42 lbs) $39.00
Kevlar Canoes: Solo
We-no-nah Solo Kevlar (36 lbs) $30.00
Aluminum Canoes:
Ultra-Light Aluminum Canoe (64 lbs) $25.00
Canoe Rentals Include Paddles & Life Jackets
Camp Chairs $4.00
3 Person Tent $14.00
4 Person Tent $14.00
6 Person Tent $14.00
Nylon Tarp/Dinning Fly $5.00
Duluth Pack w/ Hip Belt $5.50
Kondos Expedition Pack (shown above) $7.00
Self-Inflating Sleeping Mat $5.00
Sleeping Bag – freshly laundered $5.50
One-burner Camp Stove (fuel extra) $4.50
Cook Kit w/ Utensils $9.00
Griddle $2.00
Saw $3.50
Food – from our menu (per person) $35.00
Shower (per person) $3.50
Parking (per vehicle) $2.50



If you are using our How to Plan a Trip tutorial...

You are on Step 5 - Select Your Outfitting Package

Look through the gear above and when you have found what fits your needs continue to Step 6. If you have any questions about our equipment call us at
218-365-3466 or 800-777-8574.

To go to Step 6 click here >>

Don't forget...
BWCA PermitCanoe RoutesFood/MenuOvernight Accommodations
TransportationReservation & DepositWhat to Pack

Outfitting Packages:

Canoe Trip Outfitting
Outfitting Specials
Explorer Kevlar Package
Ultra-Light Canoe Package
Non-Profit Groups
Fishing Trips
Family Packages
Guided Trips
Food & Canoe Packages
Partial Outfitting


Menu - food for your trip
Overnight Accommodations
Reservations & Deposits
BWCA Permits & Fees
Entry Points & Trip Routes
What to Pack

Quetico Trips:

Quetico Trip information
RABC Permit Information

Canoe Trips
in Action...

heading out at sunrise
heading out at sunrise

camp on Bald Eagle Lake
camp on Bald Eagle Lake

paddling across Insula Lake
paddling across Insula Lake

bull moose on Island River
bull moose on Island River

pushing off from the portage

about to load up on Lake Four

guest picture from their trip

More pictures in our
photo gallery >>

Boundary Waters Outfitters
Online Catalog

  new gear
  used gear
  great trips



Shop GREAT Deals!

Boundary Waters Canoe Trips

How to Plan a Trip
Step 1: What to see and do
Step 2: When are you going
Step 3: Plan your route
Step 4: Reserve entry permit
Step 5: Outfitting Needs
Step 6: Transportation
Step 7: Accommodations
Step 8: Final Touches

Web Cam

Farm Lake Cam

View of Farm Lake

web pages:
Boundary Waters Outfitters in Ely Minnesota home page About UsContact Us
Boundary Waters Canoe AreaHow to plan a TripBWCA Entry PermitsBoundary Waters Canoe RoutesFishingWildlifePhoto GalleryBWCA Rules
Canoe Trip OutfittingOutfitting SpecialsKevlar Explorer Package Ultra-Light Canoe PackagePartial OutfittingNon-Profit Group Packages Family Canoe TripsFishing TripsGuided Trips
Trip MenuOvernight Accommodations ▫  Transportation ▫  Reservations & Deposits
Quetico TripsRABC Information ▫ Links

A word from Boundary Waters Outfitters

Thank you for visiting our website. We at Boundary Waters Outfitters are dedicated to our mission and to providing quality Minnesota Vacations to all who visit us here in the Northwoods. It is our pleasure to serve you in anyway we can, whether it is planning a BWCA canoe trip, arranging a stay in one of the lakeside cabins at our full-service resort or helping you purchase just the right piece of gear for your next adventure. Ely Minnesota and the Northwoods is our home and we are eager to share it with anyone who has the desire to experience all it has to offer. With so much to see and do...from fishing, to exploring, to sunsets, the wildlife, to all the little canoeing and camping tips we have picked up over the years, we are here to help you make the most of your Boundary Waters vacation. Thanks again for visiting our website and please let us know how we can help you with your Boundary Waters needs.
-Boundary Waters Outfitters owners and staff.