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

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Navigation And Maps

Don't get lost in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area by not having the right navigation tools on hand. Make sure to have a compass and know how to use it. Also a GPS can be used for an additional navigation guide and for marking and finding special spots.

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True North Map Company

True North Map Company

True North Map Company offers BWCA canoe maps. Each map is 25" x 24 1/2" and can be worn, shoved in a pocket, or tied on a pack. Our maps are built from the latest and most up to date GIS data from mu... View Sponsor Details
GPS

GPS

Although no one should enter the BWCA without a compass, paper maps, and the ability to use them, a GPS can also be a helpful device when traveling the Boundary Waters Canoe Area and Quetico. View Category Details
Satellite Messengers and PLBs

Satellite Messengers and PLBs

Try out the new Spot Messanger which allows you transmit status to your family members or request help in an emergency. View Category Details
Maps

Maps

Maps are an important part of your trip into and around the Boundary Waters and Quetico. Navigation within the Boundary Waters should be done with quality, waterproof maps and good gps information. View Category Details
Compasses

Compasses

The essential navigation device for use while on the water or traveling trails and portaging in the BWCA and Quetico. View Category Details