Class V Partners
L.L. Bean, Inc. is a leading developer and retailer of quality outdoor gear and apparel. Founded in 1912 by Leon Leonwood Bean, the company began as a one-room operation selling a single product, the Maine Hunting Shoe. While its business has grown substantially, the company remains committed to the same honest principles upon which it was built – a focus on the customer, continuous product improvement, respect for people, wildlife and our natural resources and a 100% satisfaction guarantee. L.L.Bean is proud to sponsor conservation organizations that ensure quality outdoor experiences and help people enjoy the outdoors in a responsible manner.
Class IV Partners
100% employee-owned NRS is the world’s leading manufacturer of paddlesports apparel and accessories. Founded in 1972 in a college professor’s garage, NRS has become a major force in the outdoor industry, inspiring and equipping countless anglers and paddlers in the U.S. and around the world from its headquarters in Moscow, Idaho.
Northstar Canoes was born of obsession. Founder Ted Bell’s love of canoeing spans decades, continents and companies. A former champion racer and builder extraordinaire, Ted knows precisely what makes an enthusiast’s heart pound. Today, after a 6-year hiatus, he’s back to producing the finest composite canoes ever made.
Exped means expedition equipment, and through ingenious simplicity and innovation, Exped gear maximizes the users outdoor experience. Exped is based in Zurich, Switzerland with a subsidiary in Seattle.
Class III Partners
We build ultralight canoes and efficient human powered watercraft in the cleanest manner possible that help people of all ages and physical abilities enjoy the great outdoors here in the Adirondacks and throughout the world.
Concept2, based in Morrisville, Vermont, is the leading manufacturer of world-class racing oars, indoor rowers and the SkiErg.
Kokatat is the leading watersports wear manufacturer with a comprehensive line of technical paddling apparel. Our products are designed by paddlers for paddlers to meet the most challenging weather and water conditions. You’ll find a rich history of innovation, expedition field-testing, outstanding customer service and quality control behind every Kokatat product.
Class II Partners
Peerless Handcuff Companyhttps://www.peerless.net/
Now in its fourth generation, Peerless Handcuff Company remains a family business committed to producing the finest restraints available. These products are used by law enforcement, correction and military agencies throughout the US and abroad.
Werner Paddles is the leading manufacturer of high quality kayak and canoe paddles, offering great performance and value at several price points. NFCT is proud to receive support from Werner through their Healthy Waters Initiative. to learn more visit http://www.wernerpaddles.com/about/healthy-waters
Origin Coffee ADKhttp://www.origincoffeeadk.com/
AT ORIGIN, WE LOVE COFFEE. WE LOVE FOOD. WE LOVE TALKING ABOUT COFFEE AND FOOD. OUR LOVE FOR BOTH STEMS FROM MANY ADVENTURES NEAR AND FAR.
WE WORK DIRECTLY WITH LOCAL AND REGIONAL FARMS AND SUPPLIERS TO PROCURE THE FRESHEST INGREDIENTS POSSIBLE. OUR BREAKFAST AND LUNCH MENU CHANGES REGULARLY BASED ON THE SEASONAL AVAILABILITY OF LOCAL MEAT AND PRODUCE. OUR BAKED GOODS ARE PREPARED IN-HOUSE ON A DAILY BASIS.
Our passion is great food in the great outdoors. We adapt the comforts of home for the rigors of your adventures, whether you’re summiting a mountain or setting up on the sidelines of a soccer game. We believe food brings us together, sustains our explorations, and, mysteriously, always tastes better when cooked and eaten outside.
Equal Exchange’s mission is to build long-term trade partnerships that are economically just and environmentally sound, to foster mutually beneficial relationships between farmers and consumers and to demonstrate, through our success, the contribution of worker co-operatives and Fair Trade to a more equitable, democratic and sustainable world.
Brant & Cochranhttps://www.bnctools.com/
Axe making is back in Maine! Our hand-forged traditional Maine wedge pattern camp axes are perfect for your NFCT trip!
Seattle Sports’ innovation draws inspiration from its legacy of domestic manufacturing and from the Pacific Northwest.
We specialize in one important thing: designing and building USCG approved life jackets so people can enjoy their time on the water better.
Elevating the paddling experience since 1982, Bending Branches is an American manufacturer of lightweight, durable paddles.
Paddling.com is the leading resource for paddlesports information with consumer reviews, launch maps, classifieds, buyers guides, photos, forums and much more all free to use.
Class V Partners
Gord’s Corner Store/North Brook Outfitters1156 W. Milan Rd.
West Milan, NH 03588 (603) 449-2236 https://sites.google.com/a/gordscornerstorenorthbrookoutfitters.com/ammo-cabin/
Class IV Partners
Class III Partners
Dollar Island Camp100 Dollar Island
Inlet, NY 13360
Northwest Vermont Rail Trail Councilhttp://business.visitfranklincountyvt.com/list/member/northwest-vermont-rail-trail-council-st-albans-1158
Caplan’s Army Store457 Railroad Street
St. Johnsbury, VT 05819 802-748-3236 http://experiencethenortheastkingdom.com/caplan-s-army-store.html
Hotel Saranac100 Main St.
Saranac Lake, NY 12983 1-518-891-6900 [email protected] https://curiocollection3.hilton.com/en/hotels/new-york/hotel-saranac-curio-collection-by-hilton-SLKSNQQ/index.html?WT.mc_id=zlada0ww1xx2psh3da4ppc5ppc6multibr7_153671336_1003528&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIn8uDovKg5QIVUeWGCh0YOg8-EAAYASAAEgLrmvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds