The 33rd Annual Tent & Everything Else Event
This winter has been cold and long, but there is a bright spot on the horizon.
The 33rd Annual Tent & Everything Else Sale is Back!
2 Great Locations showcasing the newest & trendiest Outerwear, Clothing, Footwear & Gear.
PLEASE BRING ANY NON-PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS FOR SHELTER HOUSE THUNDER BAY
EVENT LOCATION & HOURS
Lakehead University Hangar: Oliver Road - Across from the Oliver Road Hospital Entrance.
There will be Gear Up Signs throughout the city directing you to the LU Hangar.
Free Parking in Main Fieldhouse Lot - Walk through and out to the Side Door of LU Hangar.
Gear Up For Outdoors Ltd.: 894 Alloy Place - Located off of Central Avenue, between Memorial & Balmoral Street.
Gear Up For Outdoors 33rd Annual Tent & Everything Else Event
is back in school at the LU Hangar.
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 and Read More
See the latest Equipment & Gear:
CONFIRMED SUPPLIERS ON SITE
GEAR UP DAILY PRIZE PACKAGES
We are giving away over $2000.00 in prizing this year thanks to our fabulous brand reps! Purchase required at either 2 location to enter the draw for the 3 main prize packs!
Marmot Tungsten 3P Tent - $369.99
Kuma Lazy Bear Chair - $129.99
Yeti 30oz Drink Tumbler - $44.99
Katadyn BeFree 1.0L Water Filter - $59.99
Eureka El Capitan 3 Tent - $379.99
Jetboil Flash Compact Stove - $134.99
Sea To Summit Sigma Pot Set 1.1 - $69.99
Yeti 20oz Drink Tumbler – $39.99
Eureka Tag Along Lite Chair - $59.99
TNF Stormbreak 3 Tent - $269.99
Petzl Tikkina Headlamp - $27.99
Yeti 20oz Drink Tumbler - $39.99
Katadyn BeFree Gravity Filter 3.0L - $89.99
GUFO Hat - $29.99
Yeti Roadie 20L Cooler – Anyone can enter to win while at the tent site. Ballots on hand.
This Year's Winner was Ruth Mills
ON SITE EXHIBITORS & PRIZE PACKAGE
A community-based environmental agency that provides value-added services to our watershed residents. information about our Conservation Areas, mandate and strategic plan
WayFinder Trails & Recreation App:
WAYfinder Trails & Recreation Northwestern Ontario's first FREE outdoor adventure mobile application! Will incorporate trail activities around LU for visitors to explore, perhaps a scavenger hunt.
Up River Running:
UpRiver Running is about bringing people together to enjoy Trail Running. It's all about time well spent in the trails and ear to ear smiles. Talk to us about our upcoming season and events.
Blacksheep Mountain Bike Club:
Blacksheep Mountain Bike Club is a non-profit organization that seeks to develop mountain biking in Thunder Bay and to encourages trail development in the region.
2019 Shelterhouse Great Outdoors Raffle:
Gear Up & Shelterhouse have a long history of community support. Please consider a ticket for this year's Shelterhouse Raffle. Amazing Prize Package. All proceeds to Shelterhouse Thunder Bay.
2019 Shelter House Raffle
Outdoor Skills & Thrills:
Aric Fishman author & climber can give you all the information required for Rock and Ice Climbing Guided Adventures & Courses - Fully Certified & Insured - No Experience is Required - Equipment Included.
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.
Thunder Bay’s first downtown hostel has arrived! We are a stone’s throw from the waterfront of Lake Superior and even closer to the unique art, entertainment and culinary infusion that is downtown Port Arthur. Our main mission is to have our guests having the best local experience possible, take a look around and we will be sure to set you on the right adventure.
Julia Cross our sponsored athlete will be in attendance to show off a few of her sled dogs & discuss her passion as a 15 year old Musher. Julia embodies the true characteristics of a champion; she is young, determined, focused and has a love of the outdoors and her animals. Criss Cross Racing.
Her Holy Grail one day is to compete in Alaska at the Iditarod Race.
The Weather is still cool to get out to camp or clean up your yard...
So drop on in to the Gear Up Tent & Everything Else Event this Weekend...
2018 Tent & Everything Else Event
Keep Warm & Comfy in the large selection of Furniture next to the Fake Fire from Lockstone.
Challenge your brother to a game of Gear Up Bean Bag Toss and win lots of cool prizes.
A Fish Eye's View of Tent Sale 2018
Why we are where we are today at the Lakehead University Hangar...
Customers often wonder why we no longer do our Gear Up Tent Event outdoors at the Central Canada Baseball Diamond... We were outdoors for over 10 years at the Field...
2013 was the last year we ever did our tent event outdoors... Mother nature forced us indoors.
We shovelled & snoblowed the total outfield after a massive snowstorm the week prior to the Event...
2014 was the first year going indoors at the Lakehead University Hangar except the one year we did it at the Sportsdome in 2016 the following year the Dome Collapsed.
Thanks to the generous support of Tom Warden and his amazing staff of Lakehead University for the success of this amazing community event. Brad Jorgenson & Jamie Mintenko are such gracious hosts.
2013 Prepping the Central Canada Outdoor Baseball Field for our Big Event... the Temperature was 23c for the remaining weekend.
Archive Tent & Everything Else Events
2018 Tent & Everything Else Event - Lakehead Univestity Hangar
2017 Tent & Everything Else Event - Lakehead University Hangar
2016 Tent & Everything Else Event - Sportsdome
2015 Tent & Everything Else Event - Lakehead University Hangar
2014 Tent & Everything Else Event - Outdoors Central Canada Baseball Diamond
2013 was our last year Outdoors... Mother Nature was so cruel to be kind...
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