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Ideas for Mother’s Day

Moms are the original makers. They build us up from the beginning and we thank ’em! Being handcraft fans of lasting goodness ourselves, we picked out some of ideas that we thought a mom might appreciate. The Urban Field Bag at left has two handles, a zip top, and inside pockets. The Crescent Lake Shoulder Bag on Read More

Pick up your BWCAW Permits Here

We are now a Boundary Waters permit issuing station! When you are filling out your next BWCAW permit application, select Frost River as your pick up location instead of the Forest Service office. Stop by our shop on your way up north. We’ll have permits for you, last minute items, even grab a free cup Read More

14 New Designs for 2014

New releases from Frost River for 2014. We did 13 for 2013, we surpassed that this year, releasing a total of 26 (various sizes included) New Designs at a rate of one per week for the first 14 weeks of 2014. Some are modifications to existing patterns, like adding exterior pockets to our Flight Bag Read More

Warranty 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

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