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Fort McPherson Tent and Canvas Shop

Established in 1970 to stimulate employment in Fort McPherson, this community-based enterprise combines traditional skills with current manufacturing and production methods to craft a wide selection of products.

From canvas tents and Tipis to Cordura nylon travel bags and even custom sewing projects, the Fort McPherson shop’s products are used by hunters, police, the military, surveyors and geologists the world over.

The shop’s speciality is a double-walled, straight-sided canvas tent, a staple for rugged backcountry camping trips in the North. These are the ultimate tents for the Arctic wilderness; they are sure sign of a serious adventure in the making. Fort McPherson travel bags are also widely sought after and have travelled all over the world.