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Save the cost of gear ownership. Portage Trail Outfitters offers only the most reliable and lightest weight gear. All packages are designed for two paddlers. For a solo trip outfitting prices or a custom quote please contact us. Portage Trail Outfitters is also proud to offer fully guided trips. Take advantage of our wilderness experience and vast knowledge of the areas scenic beauty and wildlife hotspots.

Interested in outfitting yourself?

Download our suggested packing list for a weeklong stay in the wilderness. Use this list to help prepare for your trip, or to order any items that you may be missing. Please email any needs or questions to for a custom quote.

Minimal Package


$100 / night

Nothing Fancy Here

Just the basics to get you and your canoe partner through the week.

  • 2 Lightweight Sleeping bags
  • 2-person tent
  • 2-person Camp kitchen
  • 14 dehydrated meals (two servings each)
  • Water filter
  • 17’ Kevlar canoe for lightweight portaging
  • 3 paddles
  • 2 life vests
  • 2 Duluth Packs
Leave No Trace Package

Leave No Trace Package

$150 / night

Best Value!

A nice balance between your gear and ours. Includes items in the Minimalist Package plus

  • 7 days of fresh coffee
  • 2 lightweight camp pillows
  • 1 Windproof butane lighter
  • 2 self-inflating mattress pads
  • 2 ultra light fishing rods
  • A variety of lead (and pollution) free fishing tackle
Wilderness Package

Wilderness Act Package

$200 / night

Prepared. For. Everything.

If you like to be prepared, this is the package for you. Includes everything in the Leave No Trace and the Wilderness Act Packages plus

  • 1 satellite phone for emergencies
  • 1 first aid kit
  • 2 emergency survival kits
  • 2 mosquito head nets
  • 2 lightweight rain suits
  • 1 2-in-1 hatchet/saw combo
  • 1 biodegradable toiletries kit (toilet paper, shampoo, toothpaste, sunscreen, bug spray)
  • 2 8-oz steaks for your first night
  • 6 farm-fresh eggs for your first morning
  • 1 bear proof food container
Stephanie Salsbury

I don't own a lot of camping equipment. Portage Trail had the perfect gear rental package for our adventure.

– Sally Q., Chicago, IL

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