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 staff with the knowledge to direct you to all of Montana’s special places and what you will need to get the most out of your visit. Whether you want equipment for your next climb/hike or just comfortable and durable casual clothing to enjoy Montana’s lifestyle, The Base Camp has it all.
Our lines of outdoor and lifestyle clothing include Patagonia, Marmot, Arc Teryx, The North Face & Prana. We will show you our favorites to keep you comfortable, warm and dry. We offer the best in footwear, casual offerings from Chaco, Teva, Dansko, Clark, and Keen, and rugged hiking footwear from Asolo, Scarpa, & Vasque. We are footwear specialists and guarantee your fit.
To find your way around, The Base Camp has an extensive map and book selection. Our staff is also very knowledgeable on the surrounding areas and current conditions. We enjoy sharing local information that can help enhance your trip itinerary.
We carry canoes, stand up paddle boards and recreational kayaks with all the accessories necessary for Montana’s lakes and river. In the winter, we have all your winter equipment needs including cross-country skis and snowshoes.
Stop by the store and let us help you plan your stay in beautiful Helena, Montana!