CVCA designs and manufactures products to make getting from lake to lake with your canoe an easier and less painful experience.


If you've ever been to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, chances are you've seen our products. You'll find them on the canoes of the best outfitters (like Voyageur Outfitters , Seagull Outfitters, Wilderness Outfitters, Williams & Hall, and Spirit of the Wilderness to name a few...) and as original equipment on Wenonah and Bell canoes. You've found the source for the best equipment in portaging - click on the catalog to see our products or to get in touch with us, or scroll down to meet us!

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When you order a product from us, you're getting the BEST - from people who care about each other and about your satisfaction.

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Creating Ability

In 2004, we began a project to make paddling accessible to all. This project produced the Universal Paddling Seat. The world of adaptive paddling is growing rapidly, and to better serve this market we've created a new arm of our business called Chosen Valley Creating Ability.

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