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August 27, 2015

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Every Minnesotan knows there is nothing quite like the mayhem, food and festivities like the Great Minnesota Get Together – The Minnesota State Fair. Greasy food fills our nostrils, activities are around every corner and the iconic butter carving station is a must to visit.

For the past few years, Duluth Pack has proudly set up a booth with multiple Duluth Pack employees and canvas and leather products galore. Over the two week stretch each sizzling summer, Duluth Pack’s location is in the famous Dairy Building, which is surrounded by delicious and fresh ice cream! Ps: it also is conveniently located by the Prime Rib Sandwich stand (Our General Manager is a sucker for these!) and you can’t resist the deep friend candy bars, too.

While at the Minnesota State Fair, the last thing a festive goer needs is a bag that gets in the way, can’t be stained, is difficult to handle or just is uncomfortable! No one needs that and Duluth Pack has a list of fool fair proof go to bags that won’t dissapoint your fun filled agenda!

Pick number uno! Check out the iconic Duluth Pack Scout Pack. It’s uni-sex style with an ideal size that rides comfortably on your back. Plus, it’s lightweight and super stylish. You can’t beat THIS top seller. If you want a little bit more of an edge with leather accents, check out the new Deluxe Scout Pack right HERE .

For all ages, all styles and all sizes – the iconic Drawstring Pack is a state or country fair want and a need! With 16 colors of canvas, the Duluth Pack Drawstring Backpack found HERE is great for your children, your cousin, yourself and your parents. Yes, it’s that good.

The third and final choice that blogger, Molly Yeh 100% recommends is a customer favorite – the Duluth Pack Market Tote . It holds all your necessities – your phone, wallet, sunglasses, liquids and your splurges – food, concert tickets, photo booth pictures and the yearly fair logo shirt. Read her blog post about her experience at a local country fair and why the Duluth Pack Market Tote is one of her new favorite bags year round HERE . By the way, thank you for the featured photos, Molly!

Happy fair time, friends! Be safe, eat lots and enjoy the Minnesota culture!

– From your friends at Duluth Pack

Gear Talk

Superior Hiking Trail and the new Bushcrafter Pack

July 16, 2010

Bean Lake Overlook

The Superior Hiking Trail is a trail modeled after the Appalachian Trail and follows the ridge-line along Lake Superior from Duluth to the Canadian Border. For this hike, we chose a popular and scenic section, called the Twin Lakes Trail outside of Silver Bay, MN.



This section is a rugged up and down but the vista’s are beautiful.  After a hot hike, with plenty of mosquitoes, the two highlights were a much needed refreshing swim in Bear Lake and the luscious ripe June berries and Blueberries to snack on.  A warning, that in the Summer and Fall, this section is extremely popular, so if you plan on getting a campsite, get there early.

Swim in Bear Lake

Another unexpected pleasure was running into a couple on the trail out for a day hike. They noticed the new Bushcrafter pack and asked how it was holding up on the hiking trail. It was comfortable and carried all our gear. After they swapped stories about the history of all their Duluth Packs in the family it made me realize, when you buy a Duluth Pack, you become part of a community that supports the local economy and appreciates handmade lifetime gear. Thanks Scott and Cindy! It was great to meet new DP fans!