Welcome to Sawtooth Outfitters: a year-round outfitter on the North Shore of Lake Superior.

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From canoe rentals and BWCA permits to kayak tours, bike rentals and ski rentals, Sawtooth Outfitters is your one-stop Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) and Lake Superior North Shore outfitting company!

Sawtooth Outfitters can provide you with everything you'll need for the many Boundary Waters entry points and North Shore wilderness areas. Our full wilderness and BWCA outfitting store includes equipment you can rent as well as new and used gear you can buy. We can provide you with Complete Outfitting, Partial Outfitting, information on Primary Entry
Points to the BWCA, and we even offer hiking, biking, kayaking and canoe trip planning.
Our knowledgeable staff has years of experience in wilderness travel, including many BWCA and North Shore adventures. Our expert guides can help you plan a successful trip. Give us a call- we’re here to help!  (218) 663-7643.
Sawtooth Outfitters is located in Tofte, MN - 1.5 hours north of Duluth along the scenic drive of beautiful Lake Superior. We are conveniently located 1 mile past the Tofte ranger station and 1/8 mile from the Sawbill Trail. Stop in and check out our outdoor gear store where you will find a great selection of equipment, clothing, and accessories.
Summer BWCA and North Shore vacations are fast approaching.  Let us help you plan and prepare for an enjoyable and memorable wilderness journey by canoe or kayak. Maybe you’re interested in a day trip of biking or hiking?  We rent and sell Trek bikes and we’re ready to assist you in planning a trip that best fits your interests and abilities.
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Our summer equipment includes:
BWCA Canoe Rentals 
Camping Equipment and Shuttles 
Kayak Rentals 

    • Paddleboard Rental
    • Bike Rentals, and much more.
Winter in northeastern Minnesota offers breathtaking scenery and an average annual snowfall of 100 inches for those seeking the thrill of downhill skiing and snowboarding, or the serenity of cross country skiing, snowshoeing and winter camping in the BWCA. Sawtooth Outfitters is located minutes away from Lutsen Mountains, the region’s largest downhill ski resort, and just outside our door is the 65 km of groomed skate and classic Sugarbush Cross Country Ski trails. We can properly outfit you and your group with new, used, and rental equipment. 
Our winter rental equipment includes:
Downhill Skis
    • Snowboards
    • Cross Country Skis
    • Snowshoes
    • Winter Camping

 See us for the best rental prices and service in the area!
Get Started Today!  Call us at (218) 663-7643 or stop by our store.
(218) 663-7643 | 7213 Highway 61 | p.o. box 2214 | Tofte, MN 55615