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2019 Tent & Everything Else Sale

Posted January 18, 2019 | Events

The 33rd Annual Tent & Everything Else Event 

This winter has been cold and long... 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... 


Lakehead University Hangar: Oliver Road - Across from the Oliver Road Hospital Entrance.
Free Parking in Main Fieldhouse Lot  - Walk through and out to the Side Door of LU Hanagar.

  •  Friday April 26:  Noon to 8:00pm
  •  Saturday April 27: 9:00am to 4:00pm

Gear Up For Outdoors Ltd.: 894 Alloy Place - Located off of Central Avenue, between Memorial & Balmoral Street.

  •  Friday April 26: 8:30am to 8:00pm
  •  Saturday April 27: 9:00am to 5:00pm
  •  Sunday April 28: 12:00pm to 4:00pm  

Gear Up For Outdoors 33rd Annual Tent & Everything Else Event
is back in school at the LU Hangar.

  • Come out and see the largest indoor display of tents in Canada!
  • Crawl into over 100 tents & shelters & talk with Industry Reps on hand over the weekend. 
  • The latest in hammocks, packs, sleeping bags, furniture & gear from suppliers you know & trust;

EurekaHennessy HammockMSRMarmotThe North FaceNemo 


Choosing A Tent 
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:  


 Gear Up Partners & Exhibitors 

  • Please take time and visit our  local partners and see what they have new and exciting to offer in completing your Outdoor Adventures this summer.

  • We do not charge admission to this event but if you are planning to attend any non-perishable food donations would be very much appreciated in helping to stock the shelves of the Shelterhouse. Please & Thank you for dropping them off at the Shelterhouse Booth.

  • Be sure to exercise your skills at our Family Friendly Bean Bag Toss... Win Prizes and all donations are in support of Criss Cross Racing and will be used for her training & race expenses... 

Seek Adventures: 
Walking Food Tours + Guided Outdoor Adventures Celebrating local food, stories + Places.

Lakehead Region Conservation Authority: 

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 Riveriver 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. Check out the Trails 

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.

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. 

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. 

Haven Hostel: 
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.

Criss Cross Racing: 

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.


 2018 Tent & Everythine Else Event


Keep Warm  & Comfy in the large selection of Furniture next to the Fake Fire from Lockstone...
P.S.  Don't teach your kids to put their hands into the fire pit... LOL 

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