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BaseCamp is a COMMUNITY HUB that supports the enjoyment of the outdoors and adventure on the Shawangunk Ridge and the surrounding area. We focus on world class adventure support and advice for any and all visitors—from day trippers all the way to competitive professional athletes. If you are visiting The Shawangunk Ridge (Gardiner/New Paltz) then start your adventure with us! 


Our philosophy is to promote, protect, and support outdoor exploration in the Shawangunks and surrounding area. We believe in responsible recreation on the ridge and obey the Leave No Trace Principles


We are your Gateway to the Gunks

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Community comes first


Our commitment is to our local community, youth, and other local businesses. We believe that we are stronger together. BaseCamp supports our local bike shops, outdoor retailers, restaurants, and accommodation providers. We know that our area is a popular destination and together, our approach can shape unforgettable experiences and memories in the Shawangunks for years to come. Through community outreach, clinics, events, youth programs, and world class trail guidance, there are no limitations.


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