BeaverAlder Stream Canvas
Packs & Bags


Alder Stream canvas makes canvas canoe packs for long and short trips or packs for hiking and casual trips. Packs are available in different materials. We offer sturdy 15 ounce olive drab, navy blue, dark brown and beige canvas. Alder Stream Canvas also offers a 10 oz. grey marine canvas that is ideal for paddle cases, kitchen kaddies and small packs. Please ask about color choices and other materials, many times other materials are available.

 

Left: Minnesota Special , nylon straps and closure, canvas straps. Middle: Expedition Pack, leather options. Right: Minnesota special, leather straps, tumpline, extra side pockets. All shown in green canvas.  Our quality heavy canvas has some resistance to water, but a pack liner is recommended for extended outdoor use.

Standard Features on all Packs Include:

  • Reinforced stitching at all stress points
  • Leather reinforcement on shoulder straps and all high stress areas
  • Fastex® buckles
  • Brass grommets and drawstring closures
  • Inside seams finished with nylon trim
  • Padded shoulder straps
  • Closed cell foam padding (except Traveler Pack)
  • Carrying handle
Leather and canvas straps on all deluxe models. Shown above is back of pack Allagash pack with deluxe options Leather strap and roller buckles on all deluxe model packs

Extra Features Available Include:

  • Tumpline $40
  • Axe pocket $25 (only on Allagash, Minnesota and North Woods packs)
  • Flat inside zip pocket $15
  • Flat inside pocket with small slide in pockets (no zippers) $15
  • Two side pockets $25 (if not standard on pack)
  • Front pocket $20 (if not standard on pack)

 

 
 
Pack Liner

 Very handy in the main compartment of your pack

Small: Fits in Day Pack and Expedition model  $18
Medium: Allagash $20
Large: Minnesota and North Woods Pack  $22

 

Tying a pack liner with a simple tie closure, This pack liner is sitting inside an Allagash pack. Shown above is the drawstring closure standard on all packs. The closure is held in place with a cord lock.
 
Liner Bags
Size Dimensions Price
XS 22"x18" $16
S 26"x22" $18
M 34"x24" $20
L 40"x28" $22
     

 

Made of a heavy, waterproof coated pack cloth and snugged tightly shut with their simple tie closures, these liner bags will keep the gear in your packs dry even with two inches of water sloshing around in the bottom of your canoe! Suitable for lining both soft packs and pack baskets. Ordering a liner the next size larger than the dimensions of your pack or basket will let you accommodate an oversized load.

Pack Basket Straps

For a pack basket up to 20" high, our standard size straps made of brown cotton webbing and equipped with nickel buckles are just right. For larger baskets, you'll need the longer length of the larger straps.
SizePrice
Standard$30
Large$35

 

   
Expedition Pack:

Options: inside pocket

Dimensions: 16"h x 7"d x 12"w

Capacity (including side pockets) 1800 cubic inches

Pictured here in Green Canvas.

 
Standard pack:  with fastex buckles: $88 (below)
Deluxe pack: Canvas/leather straps, roller buckles: $168 (pictured at right)

If you're heading out for a long wilderness canoe trip, this is the ideal pack for you. This classic, rugged pack with leather trim is handsome to look at and will stand up to year after year of hard use. Standard features include a zippered front pocket, large side pockets for easy access to small items, and an internal frame of closed-cell foam.

 

Traveler pack (left) front and rear view.  Expedition pack (right) shown in gray canvas.
 

Ready to go with an Expedition Pack

Tan canvas packs with nylon fastex buckles on  a snowshoe trip in Labrador.

 

Day Pack:

Options: Side pockets, inside flat pocket.

Dimensions: 16"h x 7"d x12"w

Standard Day Pack: $68

Deluxe Day Pack with leather/canvas and leather straps  $152

Pictured at right: Day Pack, Green canvas with fastex buckles and padded shoulder straps.

A perfect pack for everyday use, for travel and commuting, and of course, for those day hikes in the woods and mountains. Standard features include a padded back, large zippered front pocket and padded shoulder straps.

Minnesota Special: Shown here in green canvas with leather options and extra side pockets.

Options: Side pockets, Tumpline, axe pocket

Dimensions: 24"h x 9"d x18"w

Capacity: 3800 cubic inches (exclusive of side pockets)

 
Standard pack:  with fastex buckles: $105
Deluxe pack: Canvas/leather straps, roller buckles & leather straps: $205

A popular choice for those looking for a canvas canoe pack. This pack is designed with the canoeist in mind and has become a favorite with wilderness paddlers. There's no better choice of canoe pack for your trip in Minnesota's Boundary Waters. Standard features include a large carrying capacity, extra-wide, heavy duty straps, and a large front pocket.

 
North Woods Pack:

Options: Side pockets, tumpline, axe pocket, inside zippered flat pocket.

Dimensions: 26"h x 9"d x 21"w

Capacity: 4200 cubic inches (exclusive of side pockets)

 
Standard pack:  with fastex buckles/padded straps/nylon webbing: $110
Deluxe pack: Canvas/leather straps, roller buckles & leather straps: $210

This large capacity pack has side cinch straps that let you adjust the pack to fit your load. Other standard features include an extended top flap to keep the weather out and extra-wide padded shoulder straps.

Allagash Pack

Dimensions: 18"h x 8"d x 14"w

Capacity: 2100 cubic inches (including side pockets)

 
Standard pack:  with fastex buckles/padded straps/nylon webbing: $98
Deluxe pack: Canvas/leather straps, roller buckles & leather straps: $178 (shown left)

Made of tough olive drab canvas, the Allagash Pack is the newest addition to the Alder Stream Canvas lineup. The simple lines of this tall, narrow pack, combined with its wide shoulder straps, makes it a very comfortable pack to carry. Standard features include side pockets long front flap.

 

Narrow Gauge

Dimensions: 18"h x 7"d x 11"w

The Narrow Gauge pack is a modified Allagash pack with side pockets, and several inside pockets for notebooks, pens, passport or any other items you need to keep handy.

 
Standard pack:  with quick release buckles: $95
Deluxe pack: Canvas/leather straps, roller buckles & leather straps: $170 (shown left)

 

 

I first made this custom pack for world traveler Abraham Schechter. You can follow his blog at http://laviegraphite.blogspot.com/

 

Sandy River & Rangeley Line - Maine's historic Narrow Gauge Rail Road. This picture is of #4 - one of Monson Railroads original engines, it worked on a quarry railroad in Monson Maine.

Royal Traveler

Dimensions: 15"h x 5"d x 10"w

Capacity: 750 cubic inches

 
Standard pack:  with fastex buckles / cotton webbing: $58
Deluxe pack: Leather straps, roller buckle closure & cotton webbing straps: $75

Royal Traveler

Specially designed for a customer taking a trip to London, this is the perfect pack for the international traveler. Stick your water bottle, bagel or newspaper in the open pockets around the bottom of the pack. Because the brown, cotton-webbing shoulder straps on this pack are adjustable to fit any wearer, it makes a great kid's pack for school use and family hikes.
Elijah Pack:  

A small compact pack made for an active 4 year old named Elijah!  Inside zippered pocket. Quick release front buckle. Adjustable shoulder straps.

Price: $58