Welcome to The Base Camp!

Our community’s health and safety is our most important priority

We are committed to providing a safe and enjoyable experience.

~We will maintain 6ft social distancing

~We will frequently sanitize surfaces

~We will monitor our employee’s health

The Base Camp greatly appreciates your understanding and support as we adjust our business to provide outstanding customer service.

If you have any questions or concerns with visiting our stores

or finding products, please give us a call!

We encourage you to stay healthy and know that our love of the outdoors and wild places unites us everyday.

Your friends at The Base Camp~

 

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.

The Base Camp opened in 1975 as an outdoor specialty shop in downtown Helena, Montana by Scott and Deb Brown. In 1990, Scott returned to his hometown of Billings, Montana and opened a second store. Montana natives, Scott and Deb love the outdoors and enjoy telemark and Nordic skiing, hiking, backpacking and canoeing Montana’s rivers. We welcome you to our stores and hope you enjoy the products and services that truly represent our Montana lifestyle.

 

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, ON Footwear, Trango, MSR, Big Agnes, Mammut, Howler Brothers, Prana, Timberland, Sorel, Exped, and many more.

Montana Hiking Guide

Warmer weather has arrived!

As the snow melts out of the high country and the wildflowers begin their march up the hillsides, we are ready to hit the trails!

Are you looking for great suggestions on how to enjoy our Montana public lands?

Check out this amazing online resource for hiking trails in Montana.

Montana Wilderness Association ONLINE HIKING GUIDE

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

5 West Broadway, Helena

(406) 443-5360

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