Canoe Trip Packing List

How to pack for a BWCAW Canoe Trip

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 Included with Full Outfitting:

 Personal Items:

Canoe 2 pairs of pants
PFD 2 shirts
Paddles and a spare 3 pairs of underwear
Canoe Seat Shorts
Food Wet boots
Tent (with rainfly and ground cloth) Dry boots
Tarp Wool socks
Sleeping Bag Camp gloves
Sleeping Pad Good rain gear
Pillow Hat
Portage Packs with Liners Sunscreen
Camp Stove with Fuel Bug Spray and Headnet
Coffee Pot or Press Dry bag or compression sack for your clothes
Cook Kit Lip Balm
Fry Pans Headlamp
Aluminum Foil Toiletries
Utensils (Forks, spoons, knives, plates,
measuring cups, bowls, serving spoon, spatula)
Warm clothes (depending on weather)
Toothbrush and toothpaste
Hot Drinks Mug Multi-tool
Water Bottle Prescription Medication
Folding Water Bucket Small hand towel
Dish Soap and Scrubbie Maps
Food Hanging System Map Case
Pack Saw Compass
Pack Towel Knife
Boat Tape First Aid Kit
Toilet Paper Water Filter
Hand Sanitizer Sunglasses with lanyard
Garbage Bags and extra Ziplocs Camera
Matches and Lighters Extra Lighters
Firestarters Extra Rope
Cook Grate and Trowel (Quetico) Fishing Rod and Tackle (optional)
Food Pack or Bear Barrel Filet Knife (optional)
  Books (optional)
  Field Guides (optional)
  Paper and Pencil (optional)
  Playing Cards (optional)
  GPS (optional)
  Binoculars (optional)

Optional Items available for Rent:

  • Satellite Phone or Garmin inReach
  • BugOut Tarp (Highly Recommended during bug season)
  • Helinox Camp Chair
  • Camp Table

**Outfit with us and save 10% on retail store and the Boundary Waters Catalog purchases.**
Call Drew or Adam at 800-223-6565 for details

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