BWCA Holiday 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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2021 BWCA & Quetico Calendar

The 2021 Boundary Waters & Quetico Calendar is a 9"x12" wall calendar with seasonal photos of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Quetico Provincial Park plus all the information you need for trip planning. The calendar gives you twelve outstanding photographs by well-known photographers. Locations are identified so you will know exactly where these familiar scenes are awaiting your return.

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Voyageur Outdoor Gear

Voyageur Outdoor Gear makes lightweight, compact, and easy to use stoves for camping, canoeing, and backpacking. This is a great gift for the camp cook.

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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

Truckers Hat

CCS Packs

Garmin In-Reach Mini

Helinox Lite Cot

Katadyn Base Camp Pro 10L Water Filter

Winter Hat

Agawa Canyon Boreal-21

Filson - Twin Falls Travel Hat