BWCA Holiday Gift Guide

BWCA Gift Guide

Give the gift of the outdoors this holiday season with quality gear! Your loved one will portage and paddle this gift for many trips to come. We have put together select items which will make any BWCA adventurer happy.

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Fishell Paddles

Along with being beautifully hand-crafted, Fishell paddles are designed for canoe tripping and lake paddling efficiency. Fishell paddles pull the canoe through the water rather than pulling water past the canoe. Add an optional custom laser-etched personalized touch to any paddle.

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Myrmel Maps

The map covers the entire BWCAW plus most of the Superior National Forest. This map is great for display on a wall or usage for trip planning and memories.

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BWCA Drinkware

Grab and never let go of our BWCA Tumbler. Fitting comfortably in cupholders and daily routines alike, the Tumbler flexes to any beverage you fancy while impressively maintaining its temperature. Every MiiR product sold helps fund trackable giving projects; register your Give Code online to learn more


Voyaguer Maps

Voyageur Maps are more than just a map. The back is filled with history, geography, fishing information, and more. For the BWCA traveler, a complete set of all 10 Voyageur Maps makes for lifetime of planning and dreaming.

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You can never have enough Bungee Dealee Bobs around camp or the house. This is a great stocking stuffer or creatively a quick-release bow for holiday gifts.
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Helle Knives

These exquisitely, hand crafted knives from Norway would make any backcountry traveler thrilled to find one of these under the tree. For nearly 100 years, Helle knives have been "built to last."

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Other Ideas


Cooke Custom Sewing Packs

Garmin In-Reach Mini 2

Helinox Lite Cot

Platypus GravityWorks Water Filter System

Portage North

Agawa Canyon Boreal-21

True North Wall Maps