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Gear for the Boundary Waters, Quetico, and Canoe Camping Locations

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Packs

The right packs are important to a enjoyable Boundary Waters experience. Traditional hiking backpacks don't work well for canoe travel. Keep moving on the portages trails with time tested traditional and high tech portage packs.

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Cooke Custom Sewing (CCS)

Cooke Custom Sewing (CCS)

We are a husband and wife team that has been actively designing and sewing for the outdoor industry since 1980. Our designs have been birthed out of our own hands-on backcountry experience combined wi... View Sponsor Details
Kondos Outdoors

Kondos Outdoors

For over 30 years, Kondos Outdoors has been hand-crafting outdoor gear designed for canoeing and dog sports, right here in Ely, MN.... View Sponsor Details
ADVENTURER PACK (YOUTH)

Cooke Custom Sewing (CSS) ADVENTURER PACK (YOUTH)

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The Adventurer Pack has the quality and design of our CSS Hybrid Series, but sized with youth in mind. View Product Details/Reviews
Explorer Pack

Cooke Custom Sewing (CCS) Explorer Pack

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The Explorer pack is an excellent pack for solo tripping. The Hybrid series takes the utility of a traditional canoeing pack and then incorporates all the best comfort features of a backpacking style... View Product Details/Reviews
Pioneer Pack

Cooke Custom Sewing (CCS) Pioneer Pack

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The Pioneer pack is excellent for tandem tripping. The Hybrid series takes the utility of a traditional canoeing pack and then incorporates all the best comfort features of a backpacking style pack including. View Product Details/Reviews
Guide Pack

Cooke Custom Sewing (CCS) Guide Pack

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The Guide pack will take as much gear as you can carry. The Hybrid series takes the utility of a traditional canoeing pack and then incorporates all the best comfort features of a backpacking style pack. View Product Details/Reviews
Traditional 2

Cooke Custom Sewing (CCS) Traditional 2

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Our Traditional style packs hearken back to the days of canvas and leather, but we have updated the designs with quick drying coated nylon and comfy closed cell foam to enhance comfort and durability.... View Product Details/Reviews
Traditional 3 1/2

Cooke Custom Sewing (CCS) Traditional 3 1/2

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Our Traditional style packs hearken back to the days of canvas and leather, but we have updated the designs with quick drying coated nylon and comfy closed cell foam to enhance comfort and durability.... View Product Details/Reviews
Traditional 4

Cooke Custom Sewing (CCS) Traditional 4

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Our Traditional style packs hearken back to the days of canvas and leather, but we have updated the designs with quick drying coated nylon and comfy closed cell foam to enhance comfort and durability.... View Product Details/Reviews
Rucksack

Cooke Custom Sewing (CCS) Rucksack

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Great for the day pack for summer or winter. Use as your second pack for solo canoeing or day ski pack. Just the right size as a carry-on for airline trips. View Product Details/Reviews
Deluxe Food Pack

Cooke Custom Sewing (CCS) Deluxe Food Pack

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Closed cell foam surrounds your food to insulate and protect it, and the same frame-pack type suspension as our Hybrid series of packs allows you to carry a load comfortably. The deluxe food pack is our... View Product Details/Reviews
Deluxe Food Pack System

Cooke Custom Sewing (CCS) Deluxe Food Pack System

Brand: Cooke Custom Sewing (CCS)
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Closed cell foam surrounds your food to insulate and protect it, and the same frame-pack type suspension as our Hybrid series of packs allows you to carry a load comfortably. View Product Details/Reviews
Solo Food Pack

Cooke Custom Sewing (CCS) Solo Food Pack

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Closed cell foam surrounds your food to insulate and protect it, and the same frame-pack type suspension as our Hybrid series of packs allows you to carry a load comfortably. The solo food pack is suited... View Product Details/Reviews