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Sustainability – Gooseberry Tote

The Gooseberry Tote works as a remarkable grocery bag. Tough and durable waxed canvas won’t rip open like paper bags, you won’t have boxes and cartons punching through the side like when using plastic bags, and a Gooseberry is reusable! Plus this big voluminous tote will help haul a whole load of groceries in one Read More

Sustainability – Growler Pack

Take a break from recycling all those bottles and cans this Earth Day.  Inject a little reusability in your next beer run by getting refilled. Visit a local brewery and (if legal in your area) get a growler to go. It won’t take many beer runs for you to begin coming out ahead. It also won’t Read More

Sustainability – Lunch Bags

Frost River’s Waxed Canvas Lunchbag— This thing nearly has sustainability written all over it. Use it for lunch and so much more. It keeps right on working and can even help you out of a messy situation. If your lunch suffers some sort of blowout, the waxed canvas will slow that spill down and help Read More

Frost River Sustainability – Canvas

Canvas — It’s cotton. Our canvas is way more sustainable than anything made of nylon. The waxed canvas we get from Fairfield Textiles in New Jersey is some of the best stuff in the world. Between using that great canvas and quality of construction, we can keep your bag in service for years. Other than Read More

CarryOn Sizing

Many of today’s air travelers are carrying their bags on board the plane with them. As checked baggage fees are becoming more and more routine the overhead bins in the airplane cabin are looking more appealing to budget conscious travelers.  Experienced travelers know the benefits of carrying less stuff. Being free of the hinderance of a big Read More

Luggage options

A customer recently asked about reviews of Frost River luggage. We were able to round up a couple of articles, one about our Flight Bags and a feature on packs but did not find reviews for the Explorers or Laurentians. So I wrote one and decided to share it here. Primer Magazine tried the Large Read More

Visit to Northland College

We were recently invited to Northland College in Ashland WI to set up a display at their Wildness Week program. Happy to have the opportunity to meet new Wisconsin friends and neighbors, we jumped at the chance and brought a load of Frost River packs and bags. There wasn’t much of a chance to catch Read More

New Beans From Duluth Coffee Company

The Crew at Duluth Coffee Company have a new batch of beans roasted. The story that comes with the beans states that Colombia Huila Los Naranjos coffee comes from an area where 52 individual growers each own their own “micro wet mill” where the coffee beans are carefully processed before they are sold. It’s really Read More

Frost River with Zeal Optics

  It was late in the day on a Friday afternoon, we were getting ready to close the shop and head out, when Chris, the Proprietor of Frost River came up front to the store on a mission. He had just got off the phone with the marketing guys at Zeal Optics. The Zeal crew Read More

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

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