About Us

About Ely Outfitting Company - Experienced & Professional Boundary Waters Canoe Guides and Outfitters

Wilderness adventure begins with Ely Outfitting Company and Boundary Waters Guide Service. We are a BWCAW and Quetico Park canoe trip outfitter and guide service for friends and families. Sharing the wilderness is our passion.

Our trail-wise staff, quality ultralight outfitting equipment, and outstanding personalized service connect people with life-changing canoe adventures that re-energize, restore, and rejuvenate.

Our wilderness guides are experienced outdoor educators, savvy fishermen, and just plain fun people to have along on a canoe trip.

We make trip planning fun and simple, provide an outstanding value, and share the colorful stories of the region. We specialize in providing the outfitting and sharing the skills for exceptional first experiences. As a contemporary outfitter, we welcome and encourage guests of all backgrounds and abilities.

Our commitment to the environment is evident through our dedication to leave no trace ethics, wilderness stewardship, and protecting wild places.

If our values align with your own and you're interested in working on the edge of the Boundary Waters, then click here for job opportunities.