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'La joie du travail!' French 'The joy of work.' Traveling by canoe is hard work, and absolutely worth it, just ask a Voyageur! Let one of these burly packs make it a bit easier by lowering the number of trips you have to make across the portage. These expedition grade portage packs are overbuilt in every way, riveted and sewn in all the right places, waxed canvas construction and built for life. Take some timeless canoe country heritage with you the next time you paddle with a Frost River Canoe Pack.

Canoe Packs

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  • Isle Royale Bushcraft Pack No. 730. The largest Isle Pack of the collection. All Three offer buckskin padded backstraps, twin 2-in-1 exterior pockets, an axe sleeve, side compression cording, waxed canvas construction, and a guarantee to last.

    Isle Royale Bushcraft Packs

    $350.00

    Bushcraft-- wilderness self reliance skills— the ability to not only survive, but thrive for extended periods in the woods. For some, it can take a lot of gear to thrive, for others, all they need is a trusty knife, a hatchet, and the wealth of...

  • The Old No. 7 Pack is meant to carry all of your gear in and out of a canoe. The waxed canvas, three leather straps, and solid brass hardware make this pack especially durable and ready for the Boundary Waters.

    Old No. 7 Pack

    $365.00

    Put this box style canoe pack in your will— it’s gonna outlast you. Built rugged and robust from natural waxed canvas, premium leather, and solid brass hardware. Frost River canoe packs all offer steadfast sanctuary for fragile ultralight...

  • Old No.3 Canoe Pack No.753 by Frost River. A big, field tan waxed canvas backpack with leather straps and solid brass buckles and hardware.

    Old No. 3 Pack

    $360.00

    The Old No. 3 is steeped in nostalgia. Envelope style canoe packs are the originals. Popular because they're big, will carry a lot, and are simpler to build than many other pack styles-- these are the classics. The Old No.3 works great, is built with...

  • The Timber Cruiser Jr. pack is a smaller version of the Timber Cruiser pack. It maintains the heavy duty features including padded buckskin straps, waxed canvas, leather, and solid brass hardware.

    Timber Cruiser Jr Pack

    $350.00

    A junior version to our full sized Timber Cruiser pack. It maintains all the heavy duty features of our premium canoe packs: padded backstraps faced with buckskin attach to the pack with hand pounded harness rivets, 18oz. waxed cotton canvas throughout,...

  • The Timber Cruiser pack is a larger version of the Timber Cruiser Jr. pack. It maintains the heavy duty features including padded buckskin straps, waxed canvas, leather, and solid brass hardware.

    Timber Cruiser Pack

    $390.00

    A big pack to haul big loads, the Timber Cruiser is an Old No. 7 with 2-in-1 side pockets. All the standard Frost River canoe pack features are there... Padded backstraps, 18oz. waxed cotton canvas, double bottom construction, solid brass hardware, and...

  • Grand Portage Canoe Pack No.759 is made in America and built to last. The long dark brown flap straps cross across the top of the pack to secure the folds creating the top closure.

    Grand Portage Pack

    $370.00

    Grand Portage is known as "Kitchi Onigaming" (Great Carrying Place) to the Ojibwe. French and British fur traders said the nearly nine mile trail around Pigeon Falls between Lake Superior and the Canadian wilderness was “indispensably...

  • Lewis & Clark Canoe Pack No.754 by Frost River. A great big waxed canvas canoe pack meant to carry a full camping kit and work well in a canoe.

    Lewis & Clark Pack

    $400.00

    A giant canoe pack, the Lewis and Clark is Sized up from our Old No. 7. The Lewis & Clark maintains the same proportions but offers more space. Some love the pack because it seems bottomless and there always seems room to cram in one more thing...

  • The Woodsman is a versatile pack that can double as a large day pack or a small canoe pack.

    Woodsman Pack

    $315.00

    We've scaled down the bestselling Old No.7 Pack for smaller loads, smaller people, shorter trips. Just like its larger brother, the Woodsman has a double bottom, tumpline, cord, D-rings on the side, and padded shoulder straps trimmed with super-soft and...

  • The premium leather, water resistant waxed canvas, and solid brass hardware make up this unique and resilient pack.

    Cliff Jacobson Signature Pack

    $245.00

    https://vimeo.com/77247856 This box style canoe pack is designed with help from outdoor writer, wilderness traveler, and Eagle Scout, Cliff Jacobson and laid out with helpful features designed to haul your gear through the lakes of canoe country or the...

  • This made in America pack is unique to Frost River because of its special design including a long pocket with a divider on one side and twin stacked pockets on the other side.

    Nessmuk Pack

    $280.00

    Historically one of our most popular backpacks. And it does have history. It is a reproduction of writer George Washington Sears' (a.k.a Nessmuk's) old Maine guide pack from the 1880's. Popular for a reason, it is a great size! Perfect for a day's load...

  • The Vintage Pack is crafted from waxed canvas, premium leather, and solid brass hardware.

    Vintage Pack

    $200.00

    O. Henry says that "the true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculating to meet and greet unknown fate." This is a great pack to grab when you're heading out to meet & greet an unknown fate, but want to calculate just a bit of room for an...

  • The Canoe Bow Bag is a glove box for a canoe. It is strongly attached to the boat by leather straps and has a two pull zipper to easily open it. This high quality and made in America bag can hold small items like sunscreen, sunglasses, bug-spray, and snacks.

    Canoe Bow Bag

    $75.00

    Like a glove box for your boat, the Canoe Bow Bag hangs up front and keeps your canoe ship-shape. A pair of leather straps with buckles let the bag hang in the bow. Twin zipper slides keep the top closed. It works great to keep small stuff off the bottom...

  • This durable and water resistant canoe accessory has multiple compartments to maintain organization. The compartments can fit plano boxes well.

    Canoe Thwart Bag

    $95.00

    Cars and trucks offer cool compartments all over the place, why leave the organization out of your canoe? The Canoe Thwart Bag hangs in front of the paddler sitting in the stern of a canoe (or anywhere else you are able to hang it within reach). Twin...

  • The seat padding is made in America out of durable materials and it will give you added comfort and storage on your canoe adventure.

    Canoe Seat Pad & Bag

    $100.00

    Give your butt a break and invest in some comfort for your next paddle trip. Nothing too complicated, our canoe seat pad offers some padding and a bag that hangs below the seat to store stuff up off the bottom of the boat. There are twin zipper slides...

  • This durable and attachable pack allows you to carry the essentials and have access to the immediately.

    Palisade Attachable Portage Pack

    $160.00

    Need a drink or a shot of bug spray on a portage? No problem, it can be at your fingertips if you wear a pack on the front. Taking a modular approach to canoe trips, the Palisade pack lets break up your gear. Snap hooks detach from a main pack and allow...

  • Utility Pack Medium No.762 by Frost River. This pack is made in the USA and crafted from the highest quality of materials. This pack is an envelope style pack that has three leather fastening straps, waxed canvas, and solid brass hardware.

    Utility Packs

    $145.00

    Utility packs offer some of the best value in the Canoe Pack line. Simple and classically designed, the envelope style packs are the originals. Single bottom construction and cotton web backstraps work to keep weight and price to a minimum. The Utility...

  • The Utility Pack in Hunter Orange is durable and ready for anything. This product is made in America at Frost River.

    Hunter Orange Utility Packs

    $145.00

    Stay safe and visible in the woods with our Hunter Orange Utility Packs. Available in three sizes, these backpacks provide great value and function for the price, but don't skimp on durability. Our Hunter Orange backpacks are all made of waxed canvas...

  • The Tregurtha is the largest canoe pack that Frost River sells and it is sure to hold everything you may want to bring on you adventure.

    Tregurtha Canoe Pack

    $430.00

    The largest canoe pack in the land, the Tregurtha is a beast of a pack. At 29″ square and 6″ deep, you can definitely afford to take the kitchen sink. If you need the biggest canoe pack out there, here it is. At 1,013 feet, six inches in...