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Sawtooth Outfitters

7213 Hwy 61, Tofte, MN 55615
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They have bathing suits!

Great little outdoor store with everything you need. We looked all over for decent bathing suits... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2018
Matt P
via mobile
I have been here many times...

... and have always received the best advice and service from Sarah and Jeff, be it renting... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
DimensionArtist
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Summer time we offer canoe, kayak, and bike rentals, sales and service. Half and full day guided kayak tours. Complete and partial Boundary Waters Canoe Area outfitting. Winter time we offer snowshoe, alpine ski, snowboard and xc ski rentals. Full outdoor shop with clothing, gear, gadgets, and souvenirs.
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7213 Hwy 61, Tofte, MN 55615
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Great little outdoor store with everything you need. We looked all over for decent bathing suits and found them right across from the resort! Very friendly staff.

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

... and have always received the best advice and service from Sarah and Jeff, be it renting canoes/kayaks for days out, or seeking advice about particular books or in the purchase of clothing. A visit to the North Shore is not complete without Sawtooth Outfitters

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

I had a wonderful experience kayaking in Lake Superior. We were in Tofte for a mid-week getaway just after Labor Day. Sawtooth Outfitters is a class act. Their store is full of excellent equipment, gear and clothing. They do guided kayak trips as well as...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

You name it, they had it and at very good prices. From fishing to paddling and everything in between. Talked with the staff and they know what they are doing and how to use their product. You need it they will have it I would...More

Thank Scott L
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I love this shop. I've purchased a sleeping bag, fuel, trail foods, bug spray, etc. all the things you need for the trail are here. I enjoy talking with the owners and sharing experiences. I rent kayaks from here too and they are always super...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2016

We scheduled a Kayaking Tour of Lake Superior. The lake had small vessel warning so our Kayaking adventure was moved to an inland lake. The lake was fine and the kayaking experience average considering the less than perfect weather. Unfortunately the guide was awful! I...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2016

We were guided by Dave on a 5 mile round trip from Tofte boat landing to the mouth of the Temperance river. The outfitter provides wet suits, and Dave explains how to handle the kayaks. At first I was disappointed that my husband and I...More

Thank Margaret G
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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We own a canoe and kayak but didn't bring them along. But Sawtooth Outfitters were terrificly helpful with rental kayaks for the day. Had all the eqpt I needed for my group of 7. Walked me through how to mount the kayaks on their trailer,...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2016

I went through this outfitter for my recent BWCA trip. I hope I caught them on a bad day because it would be terrible if they were that standoffish all the time. It didn't feel like it was a happy, friendly place. No smiles. Not...More

Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

My dad and I rented gear from Sawtooth for our first experience canoeing the Boundary Waters. The kevlar extra light canoe was perfect, as was all the gear we rented from them, from packs to a food barrel. Very fun store to shop for any...More

Thank Andy H
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