Canadian Camping Gear Manufacturers

We love to support Canadian companies so here’s a list so you too can support local! If we’ve missed anyone on our growing list, let us know! Also check out our list of Canadian Canoe Manufacturers and Canadian Canoe Paddle makers.


Agawa Canyon (based out of Uxbridge Ontario) makes folding bow saws. They started as a Kickstarter campaign in 2001 and have grown since then.


Coghlan’s is an iconic Canadian brand of camping gear that has been around since 1959. It has grown to offer numerous products for the camp kitchen, safety, gear and accessories. Coghlan’s is based out of Winnipeg, Manitoba and in 2015 they purchased GearAid.


Esker Outdoors offers Canadian made camping equipment (including a folding wooden bucksaw) and Winter tents made from North American materials. Based out of Etobicoke, Ontario this company offers a five-year warranty on all of their products.


Hotcore makes sleeping bags, tents and a wide range of camping gear accessories at affordable prices. They are 100% Canadian owned and operated.


Kluane Mountaineering was created in 1971 and makes down jackets, sleeping bags, quilts and more. All products are 100% Canadian made in their shop in Edmonton, Alberta.


Little Shop of Hammocks

Little Shop of Hammocks makes hammocks, quilts (top and under) all made from Canadian down. Each order is hand made in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.


Salus makes everything from PFDs to full suits to keep you safe while paddling. Salus has been around since 1999 in a century old refurbished warehouse in Kitchener, Ontario. Almost every Salus PFD is made in Canada.


TAIGA Outdoor Equipment is designed and manufactured in Vancouver, B.C. and includes a wide range of clothing and camping gear.


Westcomb has been designing, manufacturing and warehousing their technical shells, insulated outerwear, mid layers and shirts for over 30 years in Vancouver, B.C.