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2018 Tent & Everything Else Sale

Posted April 30, 2018 | Events


The 32nd Annual Tent & Everything Else Sale is Going Back to School!
Indoors at the Lakehead University Hangar

Mother Nature will never stop us...

Come see us indoors at the LU Hangar... Friday April 27, Saturday April 28 - 2018.

Gear Up For Outdoors’ Annual Tent & Everything Else Sale is going back to school this weekend at the LU Hangar. See over 100 tents and shelters on display, as well as the newest in Camp Furniture, Cook Stoves, everything for the Outdoors and more. Come out and see the largest indoor display of tents in Canada! 

Gear Up provides the best selection of tents and gear from suppliers you know & trust;

EurekaHennessy HammockMSRMarmotThe North FaceNemo

AlpineAire, Eno, JetBoilKatadyn, KumaMSR, Mustang, Osprey, Therm-A-Rest, Yeti...


Choosing A Tent 
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There are many different types of campers, and each has very different needs when it comes to shelter. Backpackers favor lighter, smaller tents that make for easy packing and transport. Family campers tend to worry less about weight and portability, instead focusing on size and comfort. We offer a wide-range of tent sizes and styles to accommodate every type camper. To ensure that you choose the perfect tent, ask yourself the following questions. 


Be sure to take advantage of $20.00 and & $50.00 Eureka On-Line Rebates and save... 
Eureka National On-Line Rebate Program during the Gear Up Tent Sale.
These Eureka Tents are available in the Eureka National Rebate Program.

You will have the chance to see first-hand, some of the latest in:

Camp Furniture, Cots & Hammocks,
Sleeping Bags & Mats,
Back Packs, Bags and Duffles,
Cooking Stove Systems,
Cookware & Coolers,
Hand Held Lights, Lanterns & Headlights,
Water Purifiers & Bottles,
Inflatable Life Jackets - PFD's,
Bug & Bear Stuff 



Lakehead University Hangar: 955 Oliver Rd, Thunder Bay
Gear Up Store: 894 Alloy Place, Thunder Bay


Lakehead University Hangar Hours:

Friday: April 27, 2018 12:00pm - 8:00pm

Saturday: April 28, 2018 9:00am - 4:00pm 

Gear Up For Outdoors Store:

Friday: April 27, 2018 8:30am - 9:00pm

Saturday: April 28, 2018 9:00am - 5:00pm 

Sunday April 29, 2018 12:00pm - 4:00pm  



The Ever Popular Bean Bag Toss in  support of:

   Our Kids Count 
Our Kids Count (OKC) is a community development organization which builds stronger families and inclusive communities by enhancing people’s lives through personal growth and development. 

Nadia & Kaitlin of Our Kids Count will be with us over the weekend with some of there Face Painting Team. They will be promoting their Show me the Money raffle tickets 
Bring the kids and be sure to check out the family tents and try family camping this summer at one of our spectacular Provincial Parks within an hour of Thunder Bay.


Friday:  Enter to win a Marmot Limelight 3 Person Tent, a Kuma Lazy Bear chair and a Yeti 30 oz Rambler

Saturday:  Enter to win a Eureka Mountain Pass 3 Person Tent, a Eureka Genesis Stove System and a Yeti 30 oz Rambler.

Sunday:  Enter to win at the store, a TNF Stormbreak 3 Person Tent, an Osprey Transporter 65L Duffel, a Yeti 30 oz Rambler and a Katadyn Hiker Pro Microfilter. 

Our Gear Up Vendors are so amazing as they contribute to our Event Each and Every year with amazing prizes and equipment to make this weekend a huge success.  Thank You So Very Much...

Reps on Hand from; Eureka, Jet Boil, Kuma, Nemo, Marmot, The North Face Canada.
Keep in touch for Seminars throught Saturday at the Hangar.

Eureka, Eno, Blundstone, Hennessy Hammock, Jetboil, Katadyn, Kavu, Kuma, MSR, Nemo Equipment, Osprey, Outdoor Research, Marmot, Nite-Ize, The North Face Canada & Yeti



Recreation World RV                   

We are excited to announce that Recreation World RV will be joining us at our Tent and Everything Else Sale next weekend (April 27 & 28) at the LU Hangar. Recreation World RV is owned and staffed by a group of dedicated RV campers. Their enthusiasm and experience will make shopping for an RV more than just a business transaction; you’ll find visiting with them is an education, a consultation and even a bit of a pep rally. 

Blacksheep Mountain Bike Club  

As the weather warms up and the need for speed and agility are in your veins. Get out and ride the amazing trails at Shuniah Mines be sure to sign in for an amazing season with The Blacksheep Mountain Bike Club. Ask about their new trails and races for the upcoming season. Mark & Mike and his team will be available throughout the day on Saturday to answer any of your questions about the club. Be sure to ask them how to get involved in the new Trail Expansion for 2018.

Lakehead Region Conservation Authority  

The LRCA will be in attendance throughout Friday and Saturday to inform every one of their new line-up of Events for the 2018 Season. Check out their new Flood Warning Message Board, Educational Event Line-Ups and what they have to offer to our surrounding area.  Ryan will be available to answer any of your questions.

Lappe Nordic Ski Club  

Table Display of photos and club information. Draw for a free Kids Running Wild - Spring program membership. This is an orienteering program for people 6 to 13 years old. Last year the winner was new to our ski club and the family also signed up a sibling in the program. 

Aric Fishmen Outdoor Skills and Thrills  
Rock and Ice Climbing Guided Adventures & Courses 
Aric Fishmen Renowned author of Thunder Bay Climbing - A guide to Northwestern Ontario's Best Kept Secret. Aric will be on hand to discuss climbing in NW Ontario as well as their Rock Climbing Adventures & Courses. 

Past Tent Sales:



2017 Tent and Everything Else Sale at the Lakehead University Hangar...

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