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Address: 105 North Central Avenue, Ely, MN 55731
Phone Number: 12183656745
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Description: Piragis Northwoods Company Outfitters is a full-service canoe trip...
Piragis Northwoods Company Outfitters is a full-service canoe trip outfitter for the Boundary Waters and Quetico Park. We rent canoes and kayaks and gear for one day or as long as you need. We have the area's premier guides for fishing and naturalist guided trips and offer discounts for scouts, churches and larger groups. Our canoes are lightweight kevlar and average about 42 pounds. We've been outfitting and guiding canoe trips since 1979.
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Great Outfitter, will use again.

Good people, good gear, and hot showers! Rented a couple canoes for a week trip, staff was very knowledgeable of the area and helpful in route selection.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
Anthony G
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Nashville, Tennessee

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Nashville, Tennessee
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Good people, good gear, and hot showers! Rented a couple canoes for a week trip, staff was very knowledgeable of the area and helpful in route selection.

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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The store has everything and I mean everything you would need. Great name brands and choices. They are a little higher in price but the selection and variety is worth it in my opinion. We purchased a number of items for our trip. Nice location, just off the main road. They are also connected to their outlet store on main... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This was our second outfitting with Piragis in the last year. We recently took a group of 31 canoeing in BWCA and used Piragis to equip our group. The gear provided is very good - new canoes, paddles and tents takes any equipment worries out of the picture. We worked with Drew to plan our trip. He made sure we... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Fun place to shop that had a lot of just about everything. You will have to step in to check it out, great customer service

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St Paul, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I have been in the Piragis store many times. Their assortment of quality gear is impressive and I found some of their prices < REI. This past week I utilized their outfitting staff for a winter camping trip (tent, stove, pulks, etc.). I spoke with them on the phone multiple times. They were always friendly, asked thoughtful questions about our... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Although I have heard the owner of Piragis speak at different outdoor expo type venues and feel he is very knowledgeable and competent, I have not used this outfitter for outfitting a BWCAW trip. I own my own equipment and outfit myself. However, when in Ely I love to go to this store to see their gift, shoe, and clothing... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

My eleven friends and I came from Norway, Denmark and The Feroe Islands for an eight day canoing experience in Boundry Waters. Piragis kept in contact with us for months before our arrival, making sure all our needs were met. Once there, they actually sent a shuttlebus to pick all of us up from Minneapolis airport and take us to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

An extensive product inventory of camping and canoe products. Lots of higher end clothing options for both men and women. A small area for knick-knack gifts and a quaint kids section. Prices were reasonable.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We used Piragis as the outfitter for our September trip to BWCA. The gear was first rate; tents, paddles, canoes, and packs were all top notch and in great condition. Drew did a great job helping organize accommodations and routing for our trip. The drop off and pickup service for our entry/exit point was right on time. Pricing was good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I happened into this store by chance and ended up buying several nice gadgets for my canoe trip. I could have bought even more if I had more money. They have everything you could ever need and more. They have stuff I didn't even know existed and all of it is quality stuff at a good price.

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Additional Information about Piragis Northwoods Company Outfitters

Address: 105 North Central Avenue, Ely, MN 55731
Phone Number: 12183656745
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Ely
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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