Contact Us:
Email: info@sawbill.com
Phone: (218)663-7150
Fax: (218)663-7980
Mail: 4620 Sawbill Trail
Box 2129
Tofte, MN 55615

Meet the Sawbill Crew

Name: Nils Anderson

Favorite BWCA Route: Cherokee Loop

Hometown: Two Harbors, MN

Favorite Activities: travel, music festivals

Favorite Sawbill Job: helping people plan routes

Buck

Name: Matthew Buck

Favorite BWCA Route: Louse River Loop

Hometown: Mankato, MN

Favorite Activities: reading, paddling, cooking

Favorite Sawbill Job: cooking

Name: Britta Winter-Dornfeld

Favorite BWCA Route: Lady Chain Route

Hometown: Owatonna, MN

Favorite Activities: cooking, swimming, reading

Favorite Sawbill Job: towels and rags

Britta
Leif

Name: Leif Gilsvik

Favorite BWCA Route: Little Saganaga West

Hometown: Two Harbors, MN

Favorite Activities: cross country skiing, canoe trips

Favorite Sawbill Job: renting canoes and giving fishing advice

Name: Bill Hansen

Favorite BWCA Route: Louse River Route

Hometown: Duluth, MN

Favorite Activities: cross country skiing, playing dobro, politics

Favorite Sawbill Job: answering questions

Bill
Cindy

Name: Cindy Hansen

Favorite BWCA Route: Little Saganaga West

Hometown: Grand Marais, MN

Favorite Activities: dancing, reading, walking the dogs, mothering

Favorite Sawbill Job: accounting, bookkeeping and ordering

Name: Frank Hansen is no longer with us, but his presence still is strongly felt here at Sawbill. Frank and Mary Alice founded Sawbill Canoe Outfitters in 1957 were largely responsible for the welcoming atmosphere that prevails to this day. Frank will always be a Sawbill crew member as he lives in our memory.

Frank
Mary Alice

Name: Mary Alice Hansen

Favorite BWCA Route: Brule to Long Island

Hometown: Hutchinson, KS

Favorite Activities: playing cards, cooking, canoeing, gardening

Favorite Sawbill Job: stocking groceries

Name: Mark Hansen

Favorite BWCA Route: Hog Creek

Hometown: Oswego, IL

Favorite Activities: camping, canoeing, phenology

Favorite Sawbill Job: working in the store

Mark
Jessica

Name: Jessica Hemmer

Favorite BWCA Route: Frost River

Hometown: St Cloud, MN

Favorite Activities: canoeing, bike riding, field biology

Favorite Sawbill Job: updating the newsletter

Name: Carla Hill

Favorite BWCA Route: Frost River Loop

Hometown: Wausau, WI

Favorite Activities: volunteering, running

Favorite Sawbill Job: general manager

Carla
Laura

Name: Laura Hoppe

Favorite BWCA Route: Kelso Loop

Hometown: Wyoming, MN

Favorite Activities: photography, music

Favorite Sawbill Job: packing food for canoe trips

Name: Ana Koch

Favorite BWCA Route:Lady Chain Route

Hometown: Mentor, MN

Favorite Activities: snowboarding, traveling, backpacking

Favorite Sawbill Job: canoe washing, outfitting equipment maintenance

Ana
Emma

Name: Emma Nelson

Favorite BWCA Route: Frost River

Hometown: Des Moines, IA

Favorite Activities: swimming, exploring

Favorite Sawbill Job: grocery manager

Name: Lindsey Price

Favorite BWCA Route: Brule to Long Island

Hometown: Owatonna, MN

Favorite Activities: genetics, paddling

Favorite Sawbill Job: special projects

Lindsey
Kevin

Name: Kevin Taralseth

Favorite BWCA Route:Lady Chain Route

Hometown: Gibbon, MN

Favorite Activities: ju jitsu, camping, paddling

Favorite Sawbill Job: canoe repair

Name: Peter Wagner

Favorite BWCA Route: Wonder/Sunhigh Lakes

Hometown: Markville, MN

Favorite Activities: physics, engineering, juggling

Favorite Sawbill Job: store cleaning

Peter
 


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