Base Camp Life
Whether you’re looking to just observe and learn, take advantage of hikes and excursions, or conduct scientific research, our Base Camp management and staff work hard to provide a safe, comfortable, and thoroughly enjoyable atmosphere for all.
Located some 200 kms north of Labrador’s most northerly community (Nain), Torngat Mountains Base Camp and Research Station is alive with activity during the summer months. Hosting international researchers, Inuit elders and youth, as well as visitors from all over the world, you will be in company of some fascinating people. Campfires and communal meals provide the setting for laughter, camaraderie and lasting memories. Whether you’re looking to just observe and learn, take advantage of hikes and excursions, or conduct scientific research, our Base Camp management and staff work hard to provide a safe, comfortable, and thoroughly enjoyable atmosphere for all.
Torngat Mountains Base Camp and Research Station provides a “home base” for Inuit elders and youth, visitors, researchers, and staff. Here, you will be housed, sheltered, and fed, and given an opportunity to attend to your personal needs. Beyond these practical needs, however, Base Camp is also home to the heart and soul of your experience here. The grounds are a hub of activity from dawn to dusk, bringing people together to share knowledge and experiences, cultural traditions and stories. Whether you are visiting for 3 days or 3 weeks, your interactions with the people at Base Camp will have a profound impact on your experience of Northern Labrador.
Torngat Mountains Base Camp offers you a unique opportunity to spend time on this ancient Inuit land together with those who know and love it best. Far from home and from familiar faces and places, you will find unexpected kinship, family, and friendship in the rhythm of daily Base Camp life. Take advantage of this special place and connect with those around you!