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Warantee and Repair Work

“WE JUST PLAIN GUARANTEE OUR STUFF. We guarantee our packs, bags and luggage against defects in materials and workmanship for as long as you own your bag. Our products will most likely be in your family for years to come, and we’ll be here to service them. A significant advantage to canvas construction is that Read More

Care and cleaning of waxed canvas

Bring packs outdoors, they’re gonna get dirty. If you carry a bag everyday it’s going to change (for the better). Waxed canvas has been used for many years without any washing or cleaning. But if you feel you must clean your bag there’s a right and wrong way to do it. Most important is not Read More

SB Lunch Bag and Shop Apron ESB

A pair of new products mark number 10 of “14 New Designs for 2014“.   First up is the SB Lunch Bag, we’ve modified the closure of our standard Lunch Bag by adding a solid brass post that works with a slotted leather strap. The combination makes a more solid closure to ensure you don’t Read More

Bike Bags – Seat Wedge and Trunk

American handcrafted quality using premium materials- Frost River’s reliable softgoods are made to be used and built to last. Two of our newest models are no exception. The Fernberg Road Wedge Bag, and the Taconite Trail Bike Trunk were released as new design number 9 of “14 new designs for 2014“. They are fresh additions Read More

International Shipping from Frost River

The internet has made shipping handcrafted wares around the world easier than ever.  Languages are translated in a click, shipping estimates are calculated behind the scenes so they seem almost automatic, and credit card and Paypal payments take care of currency exchanges. If you are outside the United States and are shopping for “reliable softgoods” Read More

14 New Designs in 2014… gone to the dogs.

Our 5th of 14 New Designs for 2014 goes out to four legged friends.  The Frost River Dog Vest is made from our lightweight 10.10 oz waxed canvas, you get the choice of Orange or Field Tan. They’re lined with canton flannel insulation. The nylon straps are secured with hook and loop and side release Read More

14 New Designs for 2014

The Frost River Design team is at it again…. 13 last year, 14 this year– all fresh, newly designed offerings. We are uniquely able to design and market new products and update old ones because we make all the Frost River softgoods right here in Duluth. Everyone working in the same shop enables us to Read More

A new Frost River Catalog for 2014

We are excited to roll out a new version of the Frost River Catalog….     This latest version has been redesigned and expanded with more pages and more “Reliable Softgoods” than ever! Feel free to download the digital version. It’s just over 5MB and is savable, embedable, and very shareable (email one to your Read More

Boundary Waters Blend Coffee

Frost River’s Boundary Waters Breakfast Blend Coffee just got a logo’d facelift. Still the same great beans from Duluth Coffee Co. They expertly roast fairly traded, specially selected, coffee beans from small growers around the world at their shop on East Superior Street.  Rick Kollath, the same illustrator that does our catalog, updated our coffee Read More

Frost River Tents & Tarps

Frost River handcrafts tents, a tarp, and a Lean-To as well as waxed canvas packs and bags. The shelters are made from a natural white  10.10 oz. Sunforger Canvas.  The canvas has a built in fire retardant, water repellency, and mildew resistance.  The two and four person tents feature an enclosed sleeping area with a floor Read More

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