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Sawtooth Outfitters

7213 Hwy 61, Tofte, MN 55615
+1 218-663-7643
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Kayaking on Lake Superior - Great!

I had a wonderful experience kayaking in Lake Superior. We were in Tofte for a mid-week getaway... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Prior Lake, Minnesota
REI on the North Shore

You name it, they had it and at very good prices. From fishing to paddling and everything in... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Scott L
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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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7213 Hwy 61, Tofte, MN 55615
+1 218-663-7643
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank PriorLaker
Reviewed 7 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
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

Thank AmericanExplorer8500
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

Thank qyitrbl
Reviewed 20 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
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 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

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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
Reviewed 21 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
Reviewed 24 January 2016

We had a party of four adults get our gear here and found the service and skis to be excellent! We had some novices but the help got everyone the right size skis, shoes and poles. They had helpful advice on local ski areas, too....More

1  Thank TJLandof10000lakes
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I did the 1/2 day Gem Tour that went along Lake Superior and Temperance State Park. We had a great time and a fun guide. Highly recommended!! You wear wet suits, so are protected from the cold lake water.

Thank Joel T
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