We really LOVE our staff. Yup we think they are pretty awesome.  Here's a little something about everyone!

Name: Katie Gellatly    

Job Title: Owner

Favorite Local Adventure: Island hopping, camping on the beach

Favorite Camping Food: Ramen and Hersey’s Special Dark smores.

Activities: Hiking, paddling, gardening, cooking

One thing you can't live without while in the woods or water: My trusty ThermaRest down pillow I’ve had since my first backpacking trip in high school. Love it!

If you could go on a hike with anyone who would it be? Jane Goodall

Greatest Accomplishment: Becoming a business owner and building something from scratch.

Contact Katie at katie at solsticeoutdoorstore.com

Name: Dave Gellatly

Job Title: Owner, garbage man, and recycler

Favorite Local Adventure: Stand Up Paddleboarding on Lake Superior

Favorite Camping Food: Cast-iron skillet bacon

One thing you can't live without while in the woods or water: Rain Jacket!

If you could go on a hike with anyone who would it be? Teddy Roosevelt

Greatest Accomplishment: Building our house.

Name: Alan Craig

Job Title: Manager

Favorite Local Adventure: Canoeing the South-shore of Lake Superior

Favorite Camping Food: Anything baked in a reflector oven

Activities: Canoeing, fly-fishing, skiing, snow-shoeing, hunting, gathering, and gardening

One thing you can't live without while in the woods or water: A sharp knife

If you could go on a hike with anyone who would it be?: Jim Harrison

Greatest Accomplishment: Home and marriage

Name: Geri

Favorite local adventure: Hiking around Houghton Falls

Favorite camping food: Marshmallow taffy!

Activities: Biking, cross-country skiing, running around with children, backpacking, snowshoeing, getting my teaching license, and drinking coffee.

One thing you can't live without while in the woods or water: A nice beer (or two).

If you could go on a hike with anyone who would it be? My Grandma Ruth, Amy Poehler, and/or J.K. Rowling.

Name: Amanda

Favorite local adventure: Hiking along the North Country Scenic Trail

Favorite camping food:  Sautéed Veggies with Summer Sausage

Activities: Birding, Traveling, and Gardening

One thing you can't live without while in the woods or water: Binoculars!

If you could go on a hike with anyone who would it be?  My dog, Rocky

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Name: Tara

Favorite local adventure: I love Copper Falls, as well as the North Shore!

Favorite camping food: For a dehydrated meal, I love Pad Thai, otherwise I enjoy trail stir-fry and tortillas.

Activities: Hiking, camping, paddling, international and domestic travel, sleeping, playing, educating, cooking.

One thing you can't live without while in the woods or water: Snacks!

If you could go on a hike with anyone who would it be? Dr. Sylvia Earl, a cool female marine biologist, or Michelle Obama.

I love to swap travel stories-come and share yours with me!

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Favorite local adventure: I love Copper Falls, as well as the North Shore!

Favorite camping food: For a dehydrated meal, I love Pad Thai, otherwise I enjoy trail stir-fry and tortillas.

Activities: Hiking, camping, paddling, international and domestic travel, sleeping, playing, educating, cooking.

One thing you can't live without while in the woods or water: Snacks!

If you could go on a hike with anyone who would it be? Dr. Sylvia Earl, a cool female marine biologist, or Michelle Obama.

I love to swap travel stories-come and share yours with me!