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Outland News

From the Bay to the Royal City

The Outland Supply Company is turning two and with that milestone comes some significant news. I could simply tell you what that news is, but I feel an explanation is required. Skip to the bottom if you are simply interested in the update. Otherwise, read on.  Launching the store and...

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Layering - For Comfort and Safety

Fall has arrived, bringing with it cool nights and warm (or downright hot) days. These drastic temperature changes can make dressing appropriately for your adventures a little more challenging. Most know the best way to prepare is wearing layers of various garments, but you may not know the purpose of...

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Preparing for the Hunt

Temperatures are dropping, the leaves are starting to change colour and that can only mean one thing. Hunting season is right around the corner.  Here is a quick refresher on items we should include in our hunting packs to ensure a safe, enjoyable and hopefully successful trip. Don’t get stuck...

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Hiking the Hawk Ridge Trail

Northern Ontario Hiking TrailsLocation: Halfway Lake Provincial ParkTrail: Hawk Ridge TrailLength: 15 kmDifficulty: Difficult (would be moderate for experienced hikers if blow downs were cleaned up)Weather:  1st day rain till 1:00 pm, overcast for the rest of the day                   2nd day sunny and warmDefining Features: Nice lookouts, beautiful Boreal forest,...

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Sleeping Bag 101

A good night's sleep is essential on any trip you take and some of the most important gear you pack will be your sleep system. Choosing the correct sleeping bag can make the difference between a miserable experience and one where you wake refreshed, ready to tackle the next day's...

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Meet our Brands

All gear is not created equal. The limited selection of specialized and unique outdoor brands available in Northern Ontario was a major motivator in deciding to open The Outland Supply Company. When we purchase gear, we want it to last through all the horrible things we put it through on...

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Meet Fraser

My wife, Meghan, once made the fatal mistake of telling me I was the expert on everything. "Everything" in context meant "outdoor gear, tools, clothing etc." and she was looking for help selecting brands and products to bring into her new outdoor store. I don't know about "everything" in the broad...

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$200 Gift Card Giveaway

Contest is now closed. Congrats to Jim Lee!   We've opened our doors and the website has launched. To celebrate, we've decided to give away some money. We thought about giving away something specific like a Les Stroud Bushman axe by Wetterlings or a Frost River Mesabi Range daypack but...

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Now Open!

The Outland Supply Co. is officially open for business at 163B Main St W in North Bay.  New products are still arriving almost daily. Visit us Wednesday to Saturday from 10am to 5:30pm to check out the new arrivals and chat about your latest adventures. 

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