Local Events and Contests
Ongoing · Saturday Morning Coffee Time
Coffee has always meant a lot to us at Wilderness Supply! Join us every Saturday for a great cup of Sunstone brew. If you don't like coffee we often have hot chocolate or tea. A great time to shoot the breeze and reminisce about stories of old or to share plans for upcoming adventures.
WHERE: 623 Ferry Rd, Winnipeg
Campers Only Evening
Join us this spring for an exclusive 'Campers Only' event. Campers always receive 15% off paddles, dry bags, sunglasses, water bottles, sleeping bags, rainwear, clothing and footwear at Wilderness Supply. For one evening only, come by for fantastic doorcrasher specials including select North Face sleeping bags at 25% off and special discounts on KEEN watershoes ONLY during this special sale day!
DATE: Thursday, May 23 5pm - 8 pm
Wilderness Supply Tent Sale
Find your perfect backcountry home with over 50 tents set up from The North Face, MSR, Eureka, Sierra Designs and more.
DATE: Friday, May 31 - Saturday, June 1
Swamp Donkey "Pain in the ASSiniboine"
A 4-6 hour urban adventure where contestants cycle over a series of river trails, single track, paved roads and limestone trail to Beaudry Park in Headingly and then paddle 32 km by canoe (teams) or kayak (solo) down river to the finish line at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers.
DATE: June 23
Winnipeg Folk Festival
Visit our camp supplies tent at Winnipeg's Folk Festival to stock up on rain gear, sunscreen, hats, tent pegs, and any other campsite items you might have forgotten.
DATE: July 10-14
Swamp Donkey "Dirty Donkey" Mud Run
The Dirty Donkey Mud Run is part foot race mixed with an insane mud run, plus an obstacle course that will knock you on your "Donkey"! Whoever thought 5km's could be this tough... this fun... this DIRTY!!!"
DATE: August 17
Wilderness Supply Rental and Demo Sale
Our entire 2013 rental fleet will be on sale for one day only with unbeatable prices on lightly used canoes, kayaks and SUP boards!
DATE: Saturday, September 14
Swamp Donkey Adventure Race
Teams of three will race on an unmarked course using a map and compass to locate checkpoints in the wilderness of Manitoba. Teams will be trekking through the woods, paddling pristine waterways and mountain biking the trails in an attempt to be the fastest team to reach all of the checkpoints before the 9-hour cut off. The fastest team to the finish line wins!
DATE: September 22
Thunder Bay Events
Ongoing · Bouldering Cave
The cave is open during all business hours, and for a $2.00 donation to the Boy's and Girl's Club of Thunder Bay you can climb until we close. It is 12 ft wide and 20 ft long, with multiple angles of overhangs - perfect for any skill level!
LOCATION : "The Bouldering Cave", Thunder Bay Store, 244 Pearl Street
Central Canada Outdoor Show
Includes exhibitors, entertainment, children’s activities, food vendors and presentations. Be sure to stop by for the Wilderness Supply presentation, "How to Choose Your Kayak"!
DATE: February 22-24
Wilderness Supply Students-Only Sale
Thunder Bay students are invited to Wilderness Supply for a one-day-only sale sure to get you set for the year to come! Find unbeatable pricing and discounts on clothing, footwear and gear.
DATE: October 17