Fashions Night Helena –The Base Camp launches Fall 2016 and hosts the Waffle Wagon

Who: The Base Camp
What: Fashions Night Helena
Where: Downtown Helena
When: Thu, Sep 22, 2016

The Base Camp launches Fall 2016 clothing and footwear and welcomes the Waffle Wagon!

Starting at 5:30pm, the first 30 folks into the store receive a coupon for a

FREE “Apple Pie” waffle from the Waffle Wagon!

Don’t forget to enter the raffle for (2) The Base Camp Gift Cards on Fashions Night!

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Ales for Trails in Billings

Who: Billings Trailnet Signature Event
What: Ales for Trails Fundraiser
Where: NEW LOCATION--Radisson Hotel
When: Fri, Sep 23, 2016


Reservations: Tickets at The Base Camp Billings

MT’s First Online Hiking Guide

Who: Montana Wilderness Association
What: Hike Wild Montana Guide Launch
When: Fri, Sep 30, 2016


SHATS-Goat Pursuit Trail Race

What: Trail Running Race
Where: Mt Helena
When: Sat, Oct 08, 2016

Mt. Helena Ridge trail.  6.6 miles

The Trail Rider shuttle will leave the Lewis and Clark Library at 8:00 AM to carry runners to the top. The course starts with switchbacks up to the Helena Ridge but the rest of the course is primarily downhill on moderately technical singletrack. It finishes at Dump Gulch Trailhead. This race is run as a time trial format – a runner will start every 30 seconds, starting with the slowest runner. If this is your first race in the series, please send a recent 10K or 12K time.

For more details:

Call Brian     406-431-0697

Merrell Capra Venture Boot Launch

Who: The Base Camp
What: Merrell Capra Boot Launch
Where: The Base Camp/Downtown Helena
When: Thu, Oct 13, 2016


SHATS-Goat Grind Trail Race

What: Trail Running Race
Where: Elkhorn Mountains
When: Sun, Oct 16, 2016

Elkhorn Endurance Retreat (597 McClellan Creek Road, Clancy). 4 miles

Directions to Elkhorn Endurance Retreat

The final race takes place in the Elkhorn Mountains not far from Helena for a beautiful change of scenery. The course has steep hills, a creek crossing, and some moderately technical singletrack. One series champion referred to this course as a “meatgrinder” but don’t let that scare you! This course is a favorite and runners all enjoy a hearty breakfast and series award ceremony afterward.

For more details:

Call Brian     406-431-0697

Fall Art Walk with Kevin League

Who: The Base Camp
What: Downtown Helena Fall Art Walk
Where: Downtown Helena
When: Fri, Nov 04, 2016

Kevin League is a Helena based nature, wildlife and conservation photographer capturing Montana and the Western United States’ most beautiful, fleeting and fascinating moments. He will be presenting photographs of Helena and the central Montana region. For Print

Sunrise Ski Tour at The Great Divide

Who: The Base Camp
What: Uphill Tour
Where: Great Divide Ski Area
When: Sat, Dec 03, 2016

Join The Base Camp crew for an uphill ski tour at the Great Divide Ski Area.

We will meet at the lodge at 8:00am and skin up to the top of Belmont Lift.

After our sojourn, enjoy the views, a raffle for great prizes and discussion on the latest and

greatest in climbing skin technology.

Think Snow!




Avalanche Awareness Seminar Helena

Who: Gallatin Avalanche Information Center and The Base Camp
What: Avalanche Awareness Seminar
Where: The Base Camp/Downtown Helena
When: Thu, Dec 08, 2016
Audience: Everyone!

Avalanche Awareness Workshop

 Thursday, December 8, 2016

 6:00 p.m.

 The Base Camp

5 W. Broadway, Helena, Montana

The Base Camp will host a basic avalanche awareness workshop conducted by the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center(GNFAC).

Topics covered will include: avalanche terrain recognition, the impact of weather on avalanche hazard, the development of mountain snowpack, backcountry decision-making skills, and the benefit of beacons, probes, and shovels in basic search and rescue procedures.  Admission is free.

During the event, we will conduct a raffle with great prizes.  All proceeds from the raffle will go directly to the Friends of the GNFAC.

The Friends of the GNFAC is a non-profit organization that accepts tax-deductible donations to support avalanche education and information.  Contributions support the GNFAC in several ways, including funding equipment purchases and educational materials as well as contributing to operating costs involved in providing avalanche education.

Join us for an informal gathering to acquire important safety information and to support an invaluable winter safety resource.  If you have questions, please contact The Base Camp at 406-443-5360.


Reservations: FREE!