The Base Camp is a Montana owned company since 1975 with folks that love to share the grand experience of Montana and the Northern Rockies. We love where we live, work, and play and we want to help you to enjoy our part of the country to the fullest. We have the staff with the knowledge to direct you to all of Montana’s special places and what you need to get the most out of your visit. Whether you need the right gear and equipment for enjoying our wild lands or just comfortable and durable casual clothing to enjoy Montana lifestyle, The Base Camp has it all.

Our Philosophy

…. To carry the best in clothing, footwear, gifts and  outdoor equipment . Our staff strives every day to deliver excellent customer service. We work to match specific products to our customer requests, to make sure every minute of your outdoor experience is the best.  Our inventory is carefully chosen by our buyers for our unique markets in both Billings and Helena.

 

Our many brands include Patagonia, The North Face, Eagle Creek, Merrell, Backcountry Access, Leki, Rossignol, Chaco, Osprey, Black Diamond, Arc’teryx, NEMO, RAB, Olukai, JAG, Dish/Duer, Dansko, Kuhl, Taos, G3, Dynafit, Exped, Oboz, Trango, MSR, Big Agnes, Mammut, Howler Brothers, Prana, Timberland, Sorel, Exped, and many more.

We offer a year round rental program of backpacks, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, tents, poles, bear canisters, climbing shoes, standup paddleboards, cross-country skis and snowshoes. Whether you are just getting started or need a little extra gear, we’re here to help you out.

The Base Camp is a proud member of the Grassroots Outdoor Alliance.

Grassroots Outdoor Alliance is a cohesive community of independent outdoor specialty retailers and brands that drives evolution within the outdoor industry.

65 retailers strong, we build relationships with each other, and our vendor partners, through ideas, insights, shared data, exclusive buying opportunities, education, and a passion for creating memorable experiences for outdoor enthusiasts.

Most importantly, we are a collaborative team, a thriving community, influencers in the industry, and a united voice as stewards of honorable business and preservation of the environment we all enjoy.

Billings

1730 Grand Ave, Billings

(406) 248-4555

STORE HOURS

Monday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Helena

5 West Broadway, Helena

(406) 443-5360

STORE HOURS

Monday
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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