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Boundary Waters Canoe Area
BWCA info, wildlife, trip routes, photos...
Canoe Trip Outfitting
all our packages, rates, menu...
discount packages for scouts, churches, schools, clubs, High Adventure Scout Trips,
Boundary Waters Fishing
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the best way to go...
information on trips into Canada...
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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 trip ▫ BWCA entry points, routes & permits ▫ reservations
Ultra-Light Canoe Package
"Our Ultra-Light Canoe Package consists of incomparable lightweight gear complimented by a durable and stable lightweight canoe. This is one of, if not the most complete ultra-light package on the market today."
Ultra-Light Canoe Package - Best of the best
|rates are per person
children 17 & under deduct 20%
first and last days count as full days
|deduct $2 per person/per day if you bring your own sleeping bag
deduct $3 per person/per day if you bring your own tent
upgrade to an Old Towne Penobscot canoe for just $5 per person/per day.
upgrade to an We-no-nah kevlar canoe for just $10 per person/per day..
|To Reserve this package call 1-800-777-8574
|Going Fishing? Add our Fishing Package to this Ultra-light Canoe Package for the ultimate fishing trip. Just add $5.00 per person, per day.
For information on our Fishing Package click here >>
Ultra-Light Canoe Package includes...
▪ Ultralight Aluminum Canoes
-with comfortable yokes!
▪ Carlisle Paddles
▪ MTI Life Jackets (vest type)
▪ Kondos Equipment Packs
-with padded straps & hip belt
Personal & Miscellaneous:
▪ 50 feet of Utility Cord
▪ Rope for hanging food pack
▪ Toilet paper
▪ Trip Tape
-small roll of duct tape
▪ Portable Solar Shower
▪ Alps Mountaineering Outfitter Grade Tents
▪ Large Tarp/Dining Fly
▪ Full-Length Self-Inflating Pads
▪ Slumberjack Sleeping Bags
▪ Granite Gear Compression Sacks
▪ Our Exclusive Lip-Smackin' Menu
-with Fresh Food!
▪ Ultra-Light Cook Kit with Utensils
▪ One Burner Stove with Extra Fuel
▪ Griddle (optional)
▪ Dish Soap & Scrubber
▪ Collapsible Water Bucket
▪ Water Filter
▪ Rope for Hanging Food Pack
▪ Ultra-Light Aluminum Folding Saw
All Trips Get:
▪ Trip Routing and Detailed Maps
▪ Free Parking in our Private Lot
▪ Free Showers After Your Trip
▪ Continental Breakfast the morning your trip begins
What to Expect from your Completely Outfitted Canoe Trip...
When outfitted by Boundary Waters Outfitters you can expect the best in equipment and customer service. We begin each trip with an orientation on the wilderness are you are about to enter (wilderness rules, map routing, fishing q's and tactics) followed by a full equipment and food review.
Included with each fully outfitted package is:
● Trip & Route planning assistance
● Entry Permit reservations
● All equipment and food prepped, packed and ready to go
● Complete gear and food orientation & detailed trip routing upon arrival
● Paddling & Map orienteering instructions (if needed)
● Free parking in our private parking area
● Continental breakfast the morning of your trip
● Transportation to and from most Ely area entry and exit points
● Hot showers upon your return
● Great Customer Service!
Call Today and set up a trip! 1-800-777-8574
We will walk you through the whole trip planning process - make route suggestions, gear suggestions and even secure all your permits for you. We will map your route, pack your equipment, pack your food and give you a complete trip orientation upon your arrival. Don't wait, Call today and let your Boundary Waters Vacation begin!
Above: launching a canoe at sunset
▫ 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 Trip information
▫ RABC Permit Information
Kevlar Explorer Package in Action...
paddling across Insula Lake
setting up camp on Horse Lake
bull moose on Island River
about to load up on Lake Four
More pictures in our
photo gallery >>
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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.