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Address: Dundas, MN 55019-4014
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+1 507-407-4327
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Sun 13:00 - 16:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

The Gear ReSource Outfitters - "It's not just home, it's your...

The Gear ReSource Outfitters - "It's not just home, it's your playground!" Seasonally offering kayak and paddleboard rentals, snowshoe rentals, guided snowshoeing excursions, backpacking trips, wilderness survival classes outdoor gear, camping rentals and more! It's all about getting outdoors and having an excellent experience!

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Grace and Beauty Under a Full Moon

We signed up for the Moonlight Snowshoe Adventure. Everything that Gear ReSource Outfitters could do to make it pleasant they did. We were first time snowshoe people and the woman... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2015
Nicollet, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

My husband and I did a guided snowshoeing trip with The Gear ReSource Outfitters this past weekend. Unfortunately the candlelit snowshoe trip was cancelled due to impending rain, but Nicole, our guide, did a great job communicating with us about alternative options. In the end, we ended up in Nerstrand Big Woods State Park for an earlier snowshoeing adventure. It... More 

1 Thank Janell S
Nicollet, Minnesota
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112 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2015

We signed up for the Moonlight Snowshoe Adventure. Everything that Gear ReSource Outfitters could do to make it pleasant they did. We were first time snowshoe people and the woman helped us get fitted into the shoes quickly and easily. We were sent off on our own right from the start, which is just how we like things. We could... More 

Thank theguysm0m
St. Paul, MN
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180 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2015

A friend and I did the 1/2 day snowshoe/winery outing with Nicole and Grant. 35 people in the group, and it never felt crowded or rushed. They do an awesome job! I also bought Groupons for the moonlight snow shoe tour -- we are going this weekend and I can't wait! After a fantastic few hours in the park, the... More 

Thank CandyceW
Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2015

I went with a group of 8 other girls for snowshoeing/winery experience. We went to the state park in Red Wing on a perfect 20 degree day. Nicole, Robert, and Phillip (and Dakota and Sampson- the adorable dogs!) did a fantastic job! Only one of us had been snowshoeing before, but I think all of us would go again! We... More 

1 Thank Kailey S
Maui, Hawaii
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2015

I have gone twice now with them on a Snowshoeing/Winery Adventure. It is a workout, that is for sure! Amazing scenery, wonderful guides, and such a GREAT time! Next up - I will be signing up for a Moonlight Snowshoeing adventure.

Thank Jbr88
Northfield, MN
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38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2015

My wife and I signed up for a combination snowshoe outing/wine tasting through The GearResource Outfitters in Northfield. We are locals, and have shopped in the store a number of times, but had never done one of their excursions previously. Nicole was very patient and helpful, answering lots of my questions via phone. Robert and she led the snowshoeing outing... More 

Thank NorthfieldTraveler
NikkiStai, Guest Relations Manager at The Gear ReSource Outfitters, responded to this review

We were so glad that you and your wife came out on an adventure with us and I'm glad I could answer all of your questions. It was a lovely day with great weather, good wine and great company! Hopefully we will see you out again soon! Cheers! More 

Minnetonka, Minnesota, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 August 2014

My husband has always wanted to kayak and for Father's Day I gave him a gift certificate from Gear ReSource to kayak down the Cannon River. We took the trip this last Saturday and it did not disappoint! The folks at Gear ReSource did a great job of setting everything up for us and getting us outfitted and trained. We... More 

Thank Kelly E
Orlando, FL
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237 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2014 via mobile

We wanted a true Minnesota experience and opted for a snowshoe outing which exceeded all expectations. The staff was extremely nice and understanding with first timers. Their website does not do them justice. The infortmation/description was lacking. However, we called the store directly for further information and they were great at handling our questions and even directed us to YouTube... More 

Thank Sharpeipup
Robbinsdale, Minnesota
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2014

My wife & I did the evening trip March 14, and what a great night. It is about a 15 minute bus ride from the headquarters to a county park in the "big woods". Nicole had a quick presentation on how to put on thw snow shoes, then the group (about 30) were taken on a loop that takes about... More 

3 Thank Dano72
Shakopee, Minnesota
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2014

Awesome and challenging snowshoeing adventure. Went on a 4 hour snowshoeing adventure with our guides Robert and Nicole and their 2 dogs Sampson and Dakota. Had a blast. We took steep hills, up and down, crossed an icy stream and really had a chance to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors. Our guides were extremely energetic and a lot of... More 

2 Thank PaulNelson74

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