Hudson Bay Bound: Part Two, Influences

In part one of my interview with Natalie Warren and Ann Raiho we talked about the challenges they may face as they paddle to Hudson Bay. In this, part two, let’s talk about the forces that influence the two women aspiring to be the first to recreate “Canoeing with the…

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Hudson Bay Bound: Part One, Challenges

Soon to be St. Olaf graduates Ann Raiho and Natalie Warren are planning a canoe adventure of a lifetime. Following in the footsteps of Eric Severeid and Walter Port their trek is to begin June 2nd in Minneapolis and end sometime in early September on the banks of Hudson Bay.…

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How It’s Made: History of the Duluth Pack

Recently Jason Heaton from GearPatrol.com came to the Duluth Pack factory for a tour.  We thought we would share his article below. For the full article with photos click here. Two hours north of Minneapolis, up Interstate 35, after driving through farm and forest, you crest a high hill and…

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Duluth Pack Photo Contest!

We are always overwhelmed with the photographs we receive so we are excited for another round of photos for our contest. We are looking for winter photos with Duluth Pack products but they don’t need to be to win. Past winners have been on the front covers of our catalog!…

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Canoe or Kayak? Both! The Canak by Wenonah

The popularity of the kayak is growing by leaps and bounds. The canoe is the preferred method of travel in the Boundary Waters and the Quetico. There must be a hybrid that tours like a kayak and hauls gear like a canoe. I promised you a curveball and here it…

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Guide Or No Guide On Your Wilderness Trip?

What entry point are we going to use? Where is the portage? Which campsite is going to be the best for wind and sunsets? Plotting and planning a Boundary Waters or Quetico canoe trip can be an overwhelming process the first time. The map briefing alone can leave first time…

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And the Winner is . . . THE WANDERER!

Thank you to all those that participated in the voting this year.  For the second straight year, the Wanderer has defeated all and remains the fans’ favorite pack made by Duluth Pack!  The $100 Gift Card grand prize winner went to Barbara Hill who cast her vote on Facebook.  Thanks…

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