Rental Equipment

Ely Canoe Rental & Partial Outfitting

Rent Canoe Camping Equipment for your Boundary Waters or Quetico Trip

“We rent one piece of gear or more to supplement your needs.”

Many folks just want to rent a great, lightweight Kevlar canoe for their Quetico or Boundary Waters canoe trip. If that's you, you've come to the right place. If you need a few other pieces of gear to supplement your kit, we've got that too.  We'll help you with as much or as little as you need to make your canoe trip a success!

Contact Drew Or Adam With Questions:

Watercraft Rentals

Ultra-light Kevlar Canoes
  • Solo
    $36/day
  • Tandem
    $48/day
  • 3-Person
    $52/day
  • 4-person
    $54/day
  • T-Formex Tandem Canoe
    $30/day

(Wenonah & Northstar (By Ted Bell) -- View Rental Fleet
**Rental includes Yoke Pads, PFDs, & Paddles (including a spare if you'd like)

Kayaks
  • Solo
    $30/day
Stand Up Paddle Boards (SUP)
  • SUPs
    $40/day
Boat Accessories
  • Crazy Creek Canoe Seat (Great for in the canoe and in camp.)
    $4/day
  • Wooden Paddle** (Bending Branches Bent & Straight Shaft)
    $4/day
  • Carbon Paddle** (Wenonah Bent Shaft and Bending Branches bent)
    $6/day
  • PFD** (MTI Java Pro, designed for paddling)
    $4/day
  • Kayak Paddle** (Bending Branches Glide Plus)
    $4/day

** Remember, these items are already included with a boat rental.

Rental Gear

Food Outfitting
  • BWCA approved. Includes Food Pack.
    $40/day/person
Packs
  • Portage Packs (Granite Gear Superior One and Quetico Packs)
    $7/day
  • Food Packs (CCS Deluxe and Solo Food Packs)
    $7/day
  • Waterproof Food Barrels (60L & 30L Barrels with Granite Gear & CCS Harnesses)
    $7/day
Tents
  • 1-2 Person Tents (NEMO)
    $10/day
  • 3 Person Tents (NEMO)
    $14/day
  • 4 Person Tents (NEMO)
    $16/day
  • 6 Person Tents (Big Agnes)
    $18/day
Tarps
  • Ultralight Tarps (CCS 1.1 oz. Silnylon 10’x14’ & 15’x15’)
    $7/day
  • Sleeping Pads (Big Agnes Two Track & NEMO Cosmo Air)
    $12/day
Sleep Systems
  • Sleeping Bags (Big Agnes & NEMO)
    $7/day
  • Sleeping Pads (Big Agnes Two Track & NEMO Cosmo Air)
    $4/day
  • Pillows
    $2/day
Camp Kitchen
  • Camp Stove w/ Fuel (MSR WindPro II)
    $8/day
  • Double Burner Camp Stove w/ Fuel
    $10/day
  • Cook Kit w/ Utensils – Price varies depending on your group’s needs. (*Any combination of pots, pans, griddles, forks, spoons, knives, measuring cups, spatula, serving spoon, camp sink.)
  • Food Hanging System
    $4/day
Satellite Communication
  • Satellite Phones
    $15/day + $3/minute
  • Garmin InReach
    $10/day +$.50/text message
Miscellaneous Camp Essentials
  • Helinox Camp Chair
    $5/day
  • Helinox Cot One
    $8/day
  • Packable Camp Table
    $5/day
  • Pack Saw
    $4/day

Other Services

  • Trip Planning and Routing Advice - A free service!  Let us help you plan your Boundary Waters canoe trip.
  • Permit Reservations - We'll walk you through the permitting process.
  • Shuttles - We can help you with the transportation for your canoe trip.
  • Tows - Get into the wilderness faster.  We can help you set up tows out of Moose Lake, Fall Lake, Lac La Croix, Trout Lake, & to the Crab Lake Portage.
  • Wilderness Guides - Day Trips, Fishing Trips, and Overnight Camping Trips customized for you.
  • Guided Group Trips - Perfect for people looking to join an existing group.
  • Shower - Nothing like a hot shower after a week in the wilderness!  $5 each (soap & towel included).

Ely outfitters, Piragis Northwoods Company is one of the oldest, most respected Boundary Waters outfitters. We're happy to help you plan and outfit your next Boundary Waters canoe trip. From Boundary Waters permits to food, we have you covered.

Contact Drew Or Adam With Questions:

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Contact Info

  • Toll Free: (800) 223-6565
  • Local: (218) 365-6745
  • Fax: (218) 365-6220
  • info@piragis.com

Our Location

  • 105 N. Central Ave
    Ely, MN 55731

Store Hours

  • 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Daily

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