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Northern Tier Trading Post is dedicated to delivering quality merchandise on a Scout's budget. We offer trail tested gear for your voyages into North America's Canoe Country.

Our contact information

By email:

By standard mail:
Northern Tier Trading Post
P.O. Box 509
Ely, MN 55731

By phone:
218-365-4811 (between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Central time zone)

Over the past 95 years, Northern Tier has outfitted a lot of treks and has learned a lot about what makes great gear for the portage trail. If you are ever dissatisfied with a purchase, you may return or exchange the defective item(s) at our store or by mail (please see below).

To return an item:

Please email us (find "Contact Us" at the bottom of the store page) and we will gladly email you a return label. Please include a letter explaining why the item is being returned, and what it is being exchanged for if applicable.


All orders ship from Northern Tier Trading Post fulfillment center in Ely, MN. At this time we can only ship to addresses in the United States. Below are our shipping rates.

Order Amount - Standard $0.00-$25.00 - $5.95 $25.01-$50.00 - $8.95 $50.01-$75.00 - $9.95 $75.01-$100.00 - $11.95 $100.01-$150.00 - $13.95 $150.01-200.00 - $15.95 $200.01-300.00 - $17.95 $300.01+ - $19.95

At this time we are not offering any overnight or second day delivery on web site orders. For faster delivery please place order via phone at 218-365-4811.

Please note: Northern Tier Trading Post determines the most efficient shipping carrier for your order. The carriers that may be used are: U.S. Postal Service (USPS), UPS, or typically FEDEX. Charges may be subject to sales tax depending on the tax laws of the state the order is being shipped to.