Ely Outfitting Company

Ely and Western BWCA

Ely Outfitting Company

529 E. Sheridan St.
PO Box 731
Ely, MN   55731

Contact Information:

Direct Phone: 218-343-7951
Email: info@elyoutfittingcompany.com

Overview:

Boundary Waters and Quetico canoe trip outfitters for
friends and families. Excellent friendly service from
people who are passionate about sharing the Boundary Waters.

(1) Complete quality outfitting packages.
Quality ultra-light kevlar canoes, camping gear, and
delicious camp food for your canoe trip. This is the
simplest way to ensure you have everything you need for your
adventure!

(2) Professionally guided canoe trips.
Our guides are experienced outdoor educators, savvy
fisherman, and just plain fun people to have along on your
trip. All our guides are family-friendly. Our guide
service is BoundaryWatersGuideService.com.

(3) Canoe and gear rentals.
Just need to rent a canoe or a few things? We can help.

We promise to listen to your goals and interests, earn your
trust, and never sacrifice on quality.

Main Offerings:

  • Full Outfitting - Complete quality outfitting packages. Everything you need!
  • Gear Rental - Tents, camps stoves, packs, sleeping bags, tarps, etc.
  • Trip/Route Planning Assistance - Aid in helping plan your route or trip
  • Entry Point Shuttles - Shuttles to and from entry points.
  • Guide Service - Guiding Trips into BWCA
  • BWCA Permits - Reserve Permits for your group
  • Canoe Rental
  • Meal Planning - Plan and Provide fresh and freeze dried meals for groups.
  • Store - Shopping - Store proving gear, fishing gear, maps, food
  • Quetico Outfitting

Additional Offerings 1:

  • Kevlar Canoe Rental - Rental of lightweight Canoes
  • Maps - Purchase Maps for Planning and Navigation
  • Solo Canoe Rental - Rental of Solo Canoes
  • Minnesota Fishing Licenses - Fishing Licenses Available On-Site
  • Hot Showers - Hot Showers for post trip cleanup

Additional Offerings 2:

  • Wenonah Canoes - Rental of Wenonah Canoes
  • Gear Sales - Providing Sales of gear
  • Food Sales - Providing Sales of dry goods for your trip
  • Fishing Tackle - BWCA fishing gear for sale
  • Live Bait - Live Bait for Sales for your fishing needs
  • Fish Finder Rental - Rental of Fish Finders
  • Satellite Phones - Rental of Satellite Phones for emergency contact

Boundary Waters Entry Points Supported

  • Crab Lake and Cummings from Burntside Lake - 4
  • Slim Lake - 6
  • Big Lake - 7
  • Moose River (south) - 8
  • Little Indian Sioux River (south) - 9
  • Little Indian Sioux River (north) - 14
  • Moose/Portage River (north) - 16
  • Stuart River - 19
  • Angleworm Lake - 20
  • Mudro Lake (restricted--no camping on Horse Lake) - 22
  • Mudro Lake - 23
  • Wood Lake - 26
  • Snowbank Lake Only - 28
  • Ojibway Lake/North Kawishiwi River - 29
  • Lake One - 30
  • South Kawishiwi River - 32
  • Little Gabbro Lake - 33
  • Island River - 34
  • Isabella Lake - 35
  • Hog Creek - 36
  • Kawishiwi Lake - 37
  • From CANADA - 71
  • Little Isabella River - 75
  • South Hegman Lake - 77
  • Snake River - 84
  • Little Vermilion Lake (Crane Lake) - 12
  • Lac LaCroix Only - 12A
  • Fall Lake - 24
  • Moose Lake - 25
  • Snowbank Lake - 27
  • Farm Lake - 31

Quetico Entry Points Supported

  • Baptism Creek - 11
  • Cirrus lake - 31
  • Quetico Lake - 32
  • Threemile Lake - 41
  • Maligne River - 42
  • McAree Lake - 43
  • Bottle River - 44
  • Basswood River - 51
  • Sarah Lake - 52
  • Kahshahapiwi Lake - 53
  • Agnes Lake - 61
  • Carp Lake - 62
  • Knife Lake - 71
  • Man Chain Lakes - 72
  • Falls Chain Lakes - 73
  • Boundary Point, Saganagons Lake - 74
  • Cache Bay Fly In - 75

Growing Canoe Trip Outfitter and Guide Service Seeks:
 
1. Outfitting Shop Manager

Required skills include:
- Knowledge of BWCA routes and canoeing and camping skills
- Passion for sharing the BWCA with guests of all backgrounds and abilities
- Excellent communication skills and positive attitude
- Commitment to world-class customer service
 
2. Wilderness Outfitting Assistant

Required skills include:
- Accurately and efficiently pack, clean and organize outfitting supplies.
- Provide guest orientations and skills training.
- Excellent communication skills and positive attitude
- Commitment to world-class customer service

 
May through Sept. employment dates preferred, but may be flexible. Complete job descriptions and convenient online job application at www.ElyOutfittingCompany.com/jobs. More info about our business is at www.ElyOutfittingCompany.com