Dear Bears, keep your paws off my canoe packs

It’s Blueberry Festival weekend in Ely, Minnesota! And, being that blueberries are one of the favorite treats of our big, black friends it is time for another bear report from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Two weeks ago a bear on Disappointment Lake tore into a food pack that…

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The Duluth Pack experts head out on Lake Superior

It is hard work being an expert in the Duluth Pack store. Between the canoe packs, the paddles, and all the camping gear there is a lot to know to provide customers with the best outfitting service in Duluth, Minnesota. No store or staff knows their stuff like the pros at…

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Forest Fires and the Sunset

Imagine this: your boat is full of canoe packs and pushing hard westward into the setting sun. Both the fishing rod and the camera are out as you try and grab a few walleyes and some great shots of the amazing sunset. It is almost time to find a campsite,…

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Minnesota state parks set to reopen

The long national nightmare is over. Ok, not so much, but the Minnesota government is back up and running which means the state parks will be opening for visitors again this weekend. It will take some time for all the parks to come back to full strength, so we will…

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100 Years: A Great “Duluth Pack Day”

      It was 1911, and Duluth was the Zenith City, more millionaires per capita than any other city in America. Awnings were going up by the dozens around town as shopkeepers dressed up their storefronts. And a French-Canadian named Camille sold the rights to his “Poirier Pack,” a…

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Super Fan Contest Voting

[nggallery id=8] The judges have put their collective heads together and chosen photos from three fans that we believe represent “Super Fans.” And while we received and looked at a lot of great shots, these three were the ones that passed through all the rounds of tough judgement calls. Check…

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Superior Hiking Trail experts at Duluth Pack

The Duluth, Minnesota area has several crown jewels of recreation. The lakes, the rivers, the state & national parks, and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, to name just a few, are priceless. One of these up and coming masterpieces in our own backyard is the Superior Hiking Trail (SHT).…

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Duluth Pack factory celebrates 100 years on West Superior

Duluth Pack is celebrating 100 years of manufacturing at 1610 W. Superior Street in Duluth, Minn. And we would like all our friends and families to help us celebrate. For those near the Duluth factory location we will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house on Friday, July 15th.…

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Boundary Waters bear report for July 1, 2011

Thousands of visitors head into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) every year for a myriad of reasons. Some go for fishing, some just look forward to the solitude of the lakes and rivers, but almost every paddler wants to see wildlife. In my mind the big three of…

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