Eco Canoe Trips are our Specialty at Bear Track Outfitting Co.

Nobody does it better in Grand Marais, MN !

 ....  In fact, we're the only outfitter in town!

Per Person

3 Days

4 Days

5 Days

6 Days

7 Days 

Deluxe Lite 

w/17' LW canoe

$290 .





Deluxe Ultra-Lite 

With /Kevlar canoe






Deluxe Lite 

With royalex canoes







With external frame pack






Deluxe Sea Kayak 

(min. 2 persons)






The following discounts apply: (limit one per person)

10% off trips before June 3, and after September 6    (on regular complete rate only) 

For families...20% off each child 12 & under with two adults.. 15% each child under 12, with one

adult  ...age 4 & under go FREE!   5% discount for college students with current college ID

5% discount for active duty military with ID

$2 day discount if  you bring your own sleeping bag or tent

CANOES..includes paddles, yoke, life vest & car-top carrier  Rate is per item per day

Rate per day         

Per item  

1-2 days

3 to 5 days

6 or more 

Alumacraft 17' Quetico Cruiser Standard - 72 lbs.  18'6"-80 lb.

Aluminum 72 lb.




Alumacraft 17'  Quetico Cruiser Ltwt. 64 lbs.

Aluminum 64 lb.




Mad River: 16' 6" Malecite 48 lb.,  16'6' Explorer 54 lbs.  Wenonah:  18' 6" MN II 43 lbs., Spirit II 42 lb., Boundary Waters 17’ 43 lb.,  Bell Northwind, Northwoods, 44 lbs. Souris River  17' Quetico 44 lb.





Wenonah MN III (has 3 seats) 50 lbs.

Bell Norshore (21’ has 4 seats) 56 lbs.









Mad River: Malecite - 63 lbs.  Explorer - 68 lb.

Wenonah : Adirondack - 55 lbs.

Fiberglass or solo








Mad River , Blackhawk, or Wenonah solo 40-44 lbs.

lbs.  styles include: slipper, compatriot, Liberty,

zephyr, starship, vagabond





Sea Kayaks      "So easy you'll wonder why you waited to try it"!   

We offer a variety of kayak styles including expedition, recreational, and touring boats in solo and tandem styles. 

Ask about our guided kayak trips into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area...its a great day trip for the family, and an adventure you won't soon forget. (Minimum 4 persons)       

 Guided Sea-kayak day trip.........$95./person & includes lunch

Sea Kayaks..includes spray skirt, (with expedition style boat) paddle float, double-bladed paddle, bilge pump, life vest & car-top carrier, transport to Grand Marais Harbor for day trips.

Rate is per calendar day per item

No Half-days

1-2 days

3-5 days

6 or more

Solo Expedition style Sea Kayaks: for touring  Prijon: Sea Yak 

Current Designs: Storm, Squall, Breeze, Whistler

Perception: Eclipse, Shadow, Spectrum, 




, Current Designs Crosswind, 2 person (tandem sea kayak for Lake Superior)




Recreational Kayaks , Acadia  (day boats) Current Designs Kestral solo 

Keowee II, Jocassee,    (tandem day kayak for inland lake day trips)







12' aluminum boat  (with car-top carrier, pfd.'s & oars)




Camping  items for rental (individual price per unit per day

Tents...ultra-lite nylon Eureka Timberline, Catskill, or Northface (min. 3 days)  7th day free!









Food...delicious ultra-lite food packed in plastic inside a custom CCS food pack ( includes cleaning and cooking staples, and cook kit with eating utensil for each person.   (Minimum 2 people)  for 3 days      

   $48.  Per person Per day

Canoe & Food Package

per person/day

1-2 days

3 to 5 days

6 or more days

food with 17' LW canoe & accessories




food with Kevlar canoe & accessories




food with solo canoe & accessories




food with solo sea kayak & accessories




food with tandem sea kayak & accessories




Axe, shovel, folding saw, thwart bag, Mohawk paddle, P.F.D., foam sleeping pad,

 rain poncho, one-burner stove, bilge pump, paddle float, car-top pads w/straps

$4.00  Each 

Yoke, nylon tarp (6 X 8), canvas Duluth pack #3 or #60

$5.00 Each 

Granite Gear Cordura Nylon Packs or bear barrels 


automatic butane stove, (fuel extra) CCS pack



    $8. each 

Therma-rest pad, nylon C.C.S. pack, freshly laundered nylon sleeping bag w/liner

 ( minimum 3 - day charge)

8.00 Each 

Cook Kit w/cooking & eating utensils for 2 persons 2.00 each additional person)


Ultra-lite nylon external framepack with hip and chest straps


Fly Rod & Reel (with WF floating line)  or Spin-cast rod & reel


Stockingfoot Neoprene Chest Waders


Float Tube with pfd.


Float Tube Fins or felt soled shoes (each)

$ 8.

Fly-Fishing Guide (2 persons 5 Hours ) (does not include equipment or transportation or gratuity)  (add $15./hr. each add'tl. person) maximum 4 (lunch is included)     


Guided canoe or sea kayak trips into the BWCAW includes watercraft with all accessories  and lunch.  9am to PM (up to 6 hr.trip, 4 hrs. on-water) (tandem sea kayaks) Minimum 4 people Maximum 7 persons.  We transport the watercraftt and  lunch is included.


 $125.00 per person

    Clinics are offered any day with advance reservation...This is a 2 hr. clinic at our private pond and can be tailored to your expertise.  Beginning to advanced clinics are offered. Limit 4 per class!  We provide fly rod & reel or you can use your own.

$ 60. per person includes all equipment.

 Call 1-800-795-8068 to reserve your spot.  Class size limited! two people for $100.   Please reserve well in advance.

Rate Per Each Person




American Point




Northern Light Lake




Please Note:

Canadian Customs on Saganaga Lake is no longer available.

All parties paddling or motoring into Canada, whether it's Quetico or not, will need to apply for a remote border crossing permit for each member of their party. A family can apply for one permit (it's good for a year, anytime) and the $30 fee will cover mother & father and all dependent children under age 18. Children 18 and over will have to pay $30 and apply for their own permit. Remote border crossing permits must be applied for at least a month in advance to assure they are received in time, otherwise you will have to go up to Pigeon River Port of Entry and apply in person.  Phone Thunder Bay, Ontario to apply: (807) 346-2150.

Note:  Canadian regulations change without notice, check before you go!

Winter  2014/2015 Winter Equipment Rental Rates

We have a limited number of cross-country ski sets & snowshoes for rental...

Please reserve these in advance as we do not have regular store hours in winter. Call 1-800-795-8068

Rentals can be picked up at our Rosebush Creek Ranch. Turn left off Hi-way 61 onto Co. Rd. 13 (85 Fall River Rd.)-1/4 mile on the left. 

Ski package (skis, poles, boots)1-day $25.  3-days $55.    Lightweight aluminum Snowshoes w/bindings...1-day $15. 2-day $27. 3-days $39. $10. Each additional day   Wood Green Mtn. Snowshoes $12.50 day, $10. Each additional day.  Arctic Sleeping bag w/flannel liner (-15 degrees rated) 2 night $20, add $7. each additional night  Cordura covered Foam mukluks (-15 degrees) $8. day

   Summer Group Packages Packages

  We are especially proud of our services provided to youth groups. Our rates are designed to make an affordable wilderness experience available to organized groups. We have both a Complete Outfitting Package and a Canoe & Food Only package (See the regular rate schedule) available for a minimum of 9 persons for 4 days. Please contact us directly for a custom quote for your group. Upon receipt of your reservation, we will send you a list of suggested clothing and personal gear to bring. 

This package also INCLUDES your nights lodging FREE before or after your trip at our Bally Creek Cabins. Package includes:  l7'Lightweight aluminum Quetico Cruiser canoes, paddles, MTI Life vests, CCS and Granite Gear Packs, Foam sleeping pads, Tents, nylon tarps, Bear ropes with pulleys, axe, shovel, saw, first-aid kit, One waterproof topographical map per group of 9, compass, Food chosen from our menu planner, cleaning & cooking staples and  cook kits and eating utensils and a butane stove. (fuel extra ).

 Note: Sleeping bags are not included in this package but can be added for $3./day each.

    2014 Group Rates

Complete Outfitting for Organized Youth Groups    (Church, Scouts, Youth) to make a once in a lifetime trip for youth more affordable.  The 8th  person goes F R E E !  Choose this as a leader bonus, or divide among your group!

 person goes Free

                           Number of Persons                         Rate per Person per Day

 ( Group Trips are for a minimum of 8 people for 3 days. )

   7th day is half price!

Tax Exempt groups     

       You must bring a certificate of Tax Exemption...or pay 7.875% sales tax

  Kevlar option: Add $12. per day per person 

Royalex option: Add $5. per day per person

                    *  References can be furnished upon request!





In The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness  (BWCAW), Eastern zone of the BWCAW including Brule Lake Entry and The

Gunflint Trail,  Arrowhead Trail and Caribou Trail,   Canada’s Quetico Provincial Park, & Isle Royale National Park (an island on Lake Superior), and the Superior Hiking Trail, and strictly for sea kayaks is the Lake Superior Water Trail.

       8 to 17 people


     18 to 27 people


     28 or more people


followed by a hearty breakfast  in the morning at the Outfitter's when you choose our  complete outfitting package!

          thorough orientation of your route & equipment, will leave you secure in the knowledge that you are being outfitted with the finest equipment available including a 17' lightweight Alumacraft Quetico Cruiser canoe (Mad River or Wenonah Kevlar option available), paddles, comfortable MTI life vests, Eureka Timberline or North Face tents, Slumberjack nylon sleeping bags w/liner (freshly laundered), therma-rest sleeping pads, Granite Gear nylon cordura packs with padded shoulder straps, nylon thwart bags, 8 x10 nylon tarp, bucksaw, hatchet, shovel, one-burner scorpion butane stove, cook-kit w/utensils, (includes plates, cups, knife, spoon, fork, pitcher, nesting set of three kettles, 2 frying pans, griddle, spatula, mixing spoon, tongs, bread knife, mosquito head nets,  rain ponchos, first-aid kit, compass, topographical map, cooking and cleaning staples, toilet paper, alum. foil & the most delicious & plentiful food ever offered in a trail menu including homemade bread & cookies. We also pack bear ropes with pulleys to hang your food packs.    A waterproof topographical map (one per group) of your route is also included. 

We will also deliver your canoes and equipment to your put-in and take-out point. if you can’t fit it in your vehicle.

A list of recommended clothing will be sent upon reservation receipt. 

 The Tow Boat

SAGANAGA LAKE  at the end of the Gunflint Trail 

  Save a day’s paddle by getting a tow to  Quetico Park

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