Piragis Northwoods Outfitters
Boundary Waters Canoe Trips
105 North Central Avenue
Ely, Minnesota 55731

Why we do what we do:
Art in the Boundary Waters Guided Canoe Trip with artist Brent Spink
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Participation Agreement

Relax by the lake and be lazy, complete guided boundary waters trip from Piragis in Ely Minnesota

Lazy by the Lake Canoe Camping Trip

Trip Dates: July 21 - 27, 2012

Call Drew Brockett or Adam Macht

Trip Cost: $1195 (+ tax)

Please Note: Final payment for our guided group trips is due 30 days before the trip begins.

If you are looking to escape the everyday routine to relax, swim, explore, fish, read, eat, or just sit around the campfire, there is no better place than the BWCAW. Our Lazy on the Lake Base Camping trip is six days and five nights surrounded by serene wilderness, designed for both novice and experienced canoe campers looking to unwind. We will be taking an extra guide to help take care of all the camp chores and cooking. Your only responsibility is to have fun, enjoy the food, and relax.

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Relax by the lake and be lazy, complete guided boundary waters trip from Piragis in Ely Minnesota

The goal of this trip is to give you as much time as we can to enjoy the wilderness the best way you see fit, without too much work. We will spend one day traveling into the wilderness, where we will set up our basecamp. The rest of the days can be spent sleeping in, lounging around camp with a good book, or going on day trips with one of the guides who are eager to share their knowledge of the wilderness with you. If a quiet day fishing entices you, our guides will help you find all of the best spots. You would quickly become a camp favorite if you returned in the evening with a few walleyes to share!

Evenings will be spent eating delicious food prepared by our guides and relaxing next to the campfire. On a clear night, the Boundary Waters night sky is astonishing. There are few things more wonderful or more relaxing than a paddle on a warm, clear, windless night. Go to bed early or stay up late, just make sure you take a minute to appreciate the beauty of the Boundary Waters at night.

If you have been dreaming about a relaxing Boundary Waters experience, this is your ticket. We take care of everything short of carrying you across the portage! Call Drew or Adam for more details and to sign up.


Items you should bring:

Two pair of pants (nylon or quick dry)
Two shirts (nylon/ fleece/ poly) 
Three pair of underwear
Shorts and T-shirt
Multiple pair of appropriate socks 
Good rain gear (essential for a good time)
Wet boots (sandals (Keens)/ swampers/ chota quetico trekker)  
Dry boots (tennis shoes/ camp shoes)
Hat with a wide brim or visor for sun protection
Headlamp w/ batteries
Headnet for bugs
  Accessories/ Personal Gear
Sunscreen and lipbalm
Toiletries (personal items, ect.) 
Toothbrush and toothpaste
Insect repellent
Sunglasses and lanyard    
Camera and film
Reading material and playing cards
Flashlight w/ extra batteries
Map and compass
Pocket knife and /or multitool 
Fishing rods, tackle, fillet knife

Additional Spring & Fall Gear:
* Gloves (fleece and/ or neoprene)
* Medium/ Heavy Weight Long Underwear
* Warmer Jacket, Fleece & Hat
* Rubber Boots/ Chota Boots

Items included with complete outfitting trips:
* Canoe and Kayak
* Paddles
* Life Vest
* Tent (easy to assemble)
* Lightweight Tarp
* Boat Tape
* Toilet Paper
* Granite Gear Portage Pack
* Cook Kit / Coffee Pot
* Stove w/ Fuel
* Pots w/ Covers
* Fry Pan/ Griddle
* Utensils
* Cup & Bowl
* Food & Spices
Biodegradable Soap
* First Aid Kit
* Water Filter
* Matches & Waterproof Container
* Bear Confounder (keeps your food safe)
* Pack Saw
* Folding Bucket
* Pot Scrubber
* Nalgene drinking bottle
* Cook Grate & Shovel (Quetico only)
* Packable Towel
* 30-40 F Sleeping Bag
* Self-Inflating Sleeping Pad
* Pack Pillow
* Crazy Creek Chair

Call Drew Brockett or Adam Macht

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