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Archive for February, 2013

In a hurry to get something? CALL US!!

We do a lot of shipping at  Frost River.  Every day we ship packs and bags domestically and around the world.  Occasionally customers are in a big hurry and need something quickly. We are happy to do our best to help, but are not ALWAYS able to make every request happen.  There are times when Read More

Frost River Hats

We now have a full line of Frost River hats.  We’ve had standard cotton Frost River hats for months.  They are nice, made in the U.S.A., and come in several different colors.  We have some with a leather logo and some with an embroidered logo.  All the standard cotton hats have “Duluth Minnesota” across the back. Read More

Waxed Canvas or Tin Cloth– a history

Waxed canvas is the original weather-resistant fabric.  Long before laminated membranes and PVC coated synthetic fabrics came into style for outdoor gear, enthusiasts were using waxed canvas.  It was nick named “Tin Cloth” because it was so durable.   A century ago tin was some of the toughest stuff around, now “tin cloth” remains durable, reliable, Read More

Solid Brass

Frost River packs and bags are made from the best materials available.  They are designed and built to last for years– the raw materials used in the construction had best be up to the task as well.  We search out, and invest in, the best materials available.  The best isn’t cheap, but the cheap doesn’t Read More


Being able to make a fire has been vital through human history.  Fire can keep a person warm,  will cook food, and can make water safe.  Being able to make a fire can be challenging  though.  Luckily, there are some craftspeople around who can help. We have added a new Cookstove section to frost Read More

Side by Side Bottle Tote

New! Carry a pair of wine bottles with ease (and look good while you’re at it) Introducing our Side by Side Bottle Tote Our wine totes are distinctive and classy, and now they come in a Side by Side.  A Double Wine Tote will carry two bottles of bubbly to a dinner party while wearing Read More

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