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Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the Canoeist

If you’re like us, you love hitting the lakes in a canoe during the warmer months and there are few gifts better than accessories or gear for canoeing. But what should you get for the canoeist? What gift is best? Well, let’s get into the top five here on the Duluth Pack Holiday Gift Guide.


Coming in first on this list, the Duluth Pack Bushcrafter Pack is your best friend in the wilderness. A highly durable and functional pack that allows you to store all your gear in one pack, crucial for a canoe trip, this pack is the canoeist’s dream. As with all of our packs, the Bushcrafter is handcrafted and made from the highest quality materials and will endure any trip, no matter how challenging or strenuous. Trust on this one, if you’re looking for that perfect canoe trip gift, the Bushcrafter Pack is it.


Designed to be durable and last in the outdoors, the Wanderer Pack is a great option for someone who spends a lot of time on the lakes and the trails. This handcrafted pack is built to store all the gear you would ever need for a weekend camping trip, with spacious and secure storage compartments, coming in at the perfect size for a long lake trip. With a rugged and sleek aesthetic, this pack is also a looker and gets better with age, complementing the outdoor look. One of our best all-around outdoor packs, the Wanderer is ideal for the canoeist in your life.

The Rambler

Designed to be our all in one pack for quick trips on the water, the Rambler is great for a quick canoe getaway. A day trip on the lake doesn’t require a huge pack, but rather a dependable one, and that was the idea behind the Rambler Pack. Handcrafted from the toughest materials and offering a durable canvas construction, this pack will last a lifetime as you embark on countless adventures. So, be prepared and don’t go alone, grab the Rambler this Holiday season!

The Monarch

Designed to be the ultimate canoe pack, the Monarch offers rugged durability and fine craftsmanship to be your go-to pack for countless paddling adventures. Offering plenty of space for extra gear on your trip, the Monarch also comes with a couple of features that make it stand out for canoeists, such as riding low to assist with easier transportation of your canoe from land to water and a clip-on sternum strap that alleviates the shifting of the straps on your shoulders while you move from location to location. This pack is the ultimate, classic canoe pack and if you want to make a canoeist’s holiday, surprise them with the Monarch Pack crafted by Duluth Pack.

The Camp Kitchen

Sick and tired of the pain of dragging kitchen appliances in several different bags or never having room for them on your paddling trips? Have no fear, the Duluth Pack Camp Kitchen Pack is here. Designed to be the perfect one-stop-shop for all of your food needs while camping, this is a must-have product for anyone who spends time in the backcountry. Handcrafted from our premium materials, this durable pack comes with extra-large side pockets for bulky appliances, a detachable utensil roll, and a spacious inside. The Camp Kitchen is the item for any canoer and would be an awesome gift this holiday season. Buy it once, have it for life.

The #4 Original

As seen in the blockbuster film Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, the original Duluth Pack is a favorite of those looking for rugged durability and long-lasting quality while they explore the outdoors. Perfect for canoeing, this pack will fit right in with you while you trek across open waters, coming with a couple of features that make it uniquely suited for canoeists, such as being contoured to fit the confines of a canoe and riding low to make carrying your canoe easier. This handcrafted, premium pack is the companion for any serious canoeist and will last a lifetime.

Now that you have the ideas, go out there and put a smile on your canoeist’s face with any one of these amazing gifts. They will certainly be very grateful for their next trip! Be sure to check out the Pack Report for more gift guides and ideas and Happy Holidays!

Happy shopping, friends.

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