Partners

Class IV Partners

REI

Top-brand gear, clothing—and outdoor adventures! Plus rentals, classes, events, expert advice and more. Visit REI Co-op online and in-store.

LL Bean

https://www.llbean.com

L.L. Bean, Inc. is a leading developer and retailer of quality outdoor gear and apparel. L.L. Bean is proud to sponsor conservation organizations that ensure quality outdoor experiences and help people enjoy the outdoors in a responsible manner.

NRS

http://www.nrsweb.com

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.

Thule

http://www.thule.com

Thule helps you transport anything you care for safely, easily, and in style so you are free to live your active life. We believe in the value of an active life – whether you’re in the city or the great outdoors. With Thule, you’re free to live your active life to the fullest.

Class III Partners

Northstar Canoes

http://northstarcanoes.com

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.

Kokatat

http://www.kokatat.com

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

Hornbeck Boats

https://www.hornbeckboats.com/

The lightest boat in the woods, Hornbeck Boats designs, builds and sells double-paddle ultralight custom pack canoes.

Peerless Handcuff Company

https://www.peerless.net/

Setting the Standard since 1914.  Peerless® Handcuff Company was established in 1914 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Over 100 years later, the classic swing through design of the original Peerless handcuff, continues to be the industry standard.

Werner Paddles

http://www.wernerpaddles.com

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.

Exped

http://www.exped.com

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.

Wenonah Canoe

http://www.wenonah.com

Wenonah uses Kevlar, Royalex and other advanced materials to build light, tough, responsive canoes to satisfy the most demanding wilderness travelers.

Supporters

Seattle Sports

https://www.seattlesportsco.com/

Seattle Sports produces quality outdoor gear for camp, paddle, car top, travel, and bike activities.

Tick Me Off Maine

https://www.tickmeoffmaine.com/

Tick Me Off Maine uses 100% of-the-earth ingredients to make you unappealing to ticks, while maintaining your attractiveness to humans. It is a Maine Registered Tick Repellent.

Skratch Labs

https://www.skratchlabs.com/

Skratch Labs makes sports nutrition designed to help you perform better without offending your gut.

GSI Outdoors

https://gsioutdoors.com/

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.

Equal Exchange

https://equalexchange.coop/

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.

Nova Craft Canoe

http://www.novacraft.com/

Nova Craft Canoe began in 1970, when we started producing a limited selection of fiberglass canoes in a small-scale, garage-based operation near London, Ontario, Canada. Today, we still build canoes with fiberglass but have also adopted more advanced composite materials including aramid, basalt/Innegra, and carbon fibre.

Concept2

http://www.concept2.com/

Concept2, based in Morrisville, Vermont, is the leading manufacturer of world-class racing oars, indoor rowers and the SkiErg.

Brant & Cochran

https://www.bnctools.com/

Axe making is back in Maine! Our hand-forged traditional Maine wedge pattern camp axes are perfect for your NFCT trip!

Bending Branches

http://www.bendingbranches.com

Elevating the paddling experience since 1982, Bending Branches is an American manufacturer of lightweight, durable paddles.

Class V Partners

White Rose Canoe

291 High Road
Newbury, Massachusetts 01951
(978) 465-0312 https://whiterosecanoe.com

Adirondack Lakes & Trails Outfitters

541 Lake Flower Ave
Saranac Lake, NY 12983
(800) 491-0414 http://www.adirondackoutfitters.com

Class IV Partners

Holloway Automotive Group

500 US HWY 1 BYPASS
Portsmouth, NH 03801
877) 804-8421 https://www.hollowaygm.com/

The Birches Resort

281 Birches Road
Rockwood, ME 04478
(800) 825-9453 http://www.birches.com

Onion River Outdoors

20 Langdon St
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
(802) 225-6736 https://www.onionriver.com/

Class III Partners

Dollar Island Camp

100 Dollar Island
Inlet, NY 13360

Station O’Kataventures

2733, Vallée-Missisquoi road
Mansonville, Quebec
888 746-4140 http://okataventures.com/en/

Floodwood Mountain Reservation

http://floodwood.org/

Placid Waters Kayaking

PO Box 242
Lake Clear, NY 12945
(315) 723-9709 www.placidwaterskayaking.com/index.html

North Country Rivers

36 Main St
Bingham, Maine
207-672-4814 https://www.northcountryrivers.com/

Ecopelagicon Nature Store

7 Pond Street
Rangeley, ME 04970
(207) 864-2771 http://www.ecopelagicon.com/

Northern Door Inn

356 W Main St
Fort Kent, ME 04743
(207) 834-3133 http://www.northerndoorinn.com/

Northwoods Outfitters

5 Lily Bay Road
Greenville, ME 04441
(866) 223-1380 http://maineoutfitter.com

Appalachian Mountain Club

https://www.outdoors.org/

Northern Waters Outfitters

Rte. 26
Errol, NH
(603) 482-3817 /(603) 447-2177 http://www.beoutside.com/

Class II Partners

Vermont River Conservancy

29 Main Street, Suite 11
Montpelier, VT
http://www.vermontriverconservancy.org/

Shamrock Motel & Cottages

1055 Deerland Rd
Long Lake, NY 12847
518-624-3861 http://www.shamrockmotellonglake.com/

Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center

Route 16, PO Box 278
Gorham, NH 03581
603-466-2333 http://www.greatglentrails.com

Winona Camps

35 Winona Rd
Bridgton, ME 04009
https://winonacamps.com/

Raquette River Outfitters

1754 State Route 30
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
(518) 359-3228 http://www.raquetteriveroutfitters.com

Essex House and Tavern

138 Cross St
Island Pond, VT 05846
802-723-9888 https://essexhouseandtavern.com/

Paddle Boston

160 Riverview Ave
Waltham, MA
(617) 965-5110 http://www.paddleboston.com/main.php

Mac’s Canoe Livery

5859 State Rte 30
Lake Clear, NY 12945
(518) 891-1176 http://www.macscanoe.com

St. Regis Canoe Outfitters

73 Dorsey St
Saranac Lake, NY 12983
(888) 775-2925 http://www.canoeoutfitters.com

Jamieson Insurance

https://www.jamiesonins.com/

Outdoor Gear Exchange

37 Church Street
Burlington, VT 05401
888-547-4327 http://gearx.com/index.html

Clearwater Sports

4147 Main St
Waitsfield, VT 05673
(802) 496-2708 https://clearwatersports.com/

Supporters

Sherman Hollow Organic Farm

http://www.shermanhollowfarm.com/

Maine Island Trail Association

100 Kensington St, 2nd Floor
Portland, ME 04103
207-761-8225 https://mita.org/

Branon Family Maple Orchards

https://www.branonmaple.com/

Adirondack Hotel on Long Lake

1245 Main Street, Route 30N
Long Lake, NY 12847-0355
(518) 624-4700 http://www.adirondackhotel.com

Kingdom Trails

114 Burke Green Rd
East Burke, VT 05832
(802) 626-0737 kingdomtrails.org