About Basecamp Resorts

Basecamp Resorts - Canadian Hospitality Company

Hospitality Company

Basecamp Resorts is a hospitality brand headquartered in Canmore, Alberta, Canada. Founded in 2016, it currently operates 13 hotel and resort properties across Western Canada’s most spectacular mountain ranges.

History

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2016

Base Camp Resorts Ltd. was formed in 2016 by Canadian businesswoman, Sky McLean. It operates as Basecamp Resorts.

Basecamp Resorts Canmore's unique exterior property architecture with Three Sisters mountain in the background

2017

Basecamp Resorts opened its first location, "Basecamp Resorts Canmore" in August 2017.

Exterior property view of Lamphouse By Basecamp

2018

"Lamphouse By Basecamp" was opened in May 2018.

Sunset exterior property view of Basecamp Lodge Canmore

2018

Basecamp Resorts Ltd. acquired "The Hostel Bear" and it was rebranded as "Basecamp Lodge Canmore" in May 2018.

Basecamp Suites Canmore's exterior property view

2020

"Basecamp Suites Canmore" opened its doors to the public in July 2020.

fresh snowfall outside Basecamp Resorts Revelstoke in British Columbia

2020

"Basecamp Resorts Revelstoke" was opened in December 2020.

Exterior winter view of Basecamp Lodge Golden with snow on the ground during blue hour

2021

"Basecamp Lodge Golden" was opened in December 2021

Exterior property view of Northwinds By Basecamp in the winter

2022

"The Days Inn Canmore" was acquired by Basecamp Resorts Ltd. and it was rebranded to "Northwinds Hotel Canmore" in July 2022.

star trails from the cabins at Bake Creek By Basecamp

2022

In July 2022 "Baker Creek Mountain Resort" was acquired by Basecamp Resorts Ltd. and it was rebranded as "Baker Creek By Basecamp".

Image of roof top hot tube at Basecamp Suites Banff

2022

Basecamp opened their first Downtown Banff property, Basecamp Suites Banff in December 2022.

exterior rendering of MTN House By Basecamp Canmore at sunset

2023

In early 2023, Basecamp Resorts Ltd. acquired "The "Holiday Inn Canmore" and rebranded it to "MTN House By Basecamp", it's first luxury hotel property.

a young family enjoys lunch outside a Trapper Tent at Sundance By Basecamp in Kananaskis, Alberta

2023

Basecamp Resorts Ltd. acquired "Sundance Lodges" and rebranded it as "Sundance By Basecamp" in May 2023.

Exterior image of Northwinds Revelstoke

2023

Over the summer of 2023, Basecamp acquired the previous Days Inn Revelstoke and opened Northwinds Revelstoke in Nov. 2023 with full renovations set for Summer 2024.

rendering of exterior view of Basecamp Suites Revelstoke at blue hour

2024

"Basecamp Suites Revelstoke" will open in summer 2024. This will be Basecamp Resorts' second property in Revelstoke, B.C., Canada.

Locations

There are currently 13 Basecamp Resorts locations operating in world class Canadian destinations: Kananaskis, Canmore, Lake Louise, Banff, Golden, B.C., and Revelstoke.

Resorts

Enjoy private townhome-style accommodations with full kitchens, bedrooms and living areas. Plenty of space for the entire family! Amenities include communal hot tubs, BBQ’s and remote check-in. Front desk services available at some properties.

Suites

Enjoy private townhome-style living with full kitchens, bedrooms and living areas. Centrally located in mountain communities for easy access to Downtown attractions. Amenities include communal hot tubs and remote check-in. Front desk services available at some properties.

Motels & Hotels

Our mountain-chic, hotel/motel-style offerings. All rooms are newly renovated, offer remote check-in and are centrally located in mountain communities with unique hotel amenities. Front desk services available for guests convenience along with easy access to local attractions.

Lodges

Our more traditional mountain lodge offerings with unique hotel amenities and remote check-in. Front desk services available for guests convenience.

Cabins & Glamping

Set deep within some of Canada’s most epic National Parks, come experience Mother Nature at her finest with our Cabin, Glamping and Camping offerings. Amenities and accommodations vary by property but all have endless outdoor attractions and full on-site guest service support.

Luxury Hotels

Experience ultimate luxury and relaxation with our MTN House Hotel and Spa offerings. No expenses spared in the renovation and creation of these properties, with top of the line finishes throughout, premium food and beverage and our unique take on the nordic spa concept. Full hotel amenities and beyond.
Basecamp Resorts

Private “stacked” townhome-style properties with full kitchens and multi-bedrooms. Hotel amenities such as hot tubs.

Basecamp Suites

Private condo-style properties with full kitchens and multi-bedrooms. Hotel amenities such as hot tubs. Located in Downtown Centers.

Basecamp Lodges

More traditional “rustic” hotel-style accommodations. Budget-friendly with some hotel amenities.

Basecamp Hotels

More traditional motel-style accommodations. Budget-friendly. Great locations.

Key People at Basecamp Resorts

Basecamp Resorts is led by an experienced team of industry professionals committed to providing guests with memorable and comfortable hotel experiences.

Sky McLean

CEO & Founder

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Tim McLean

President of Real Estate
/ Co Founder

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Geoff McLean

President of Marketing
/ Co Founder

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Ron Love

CFO

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Dave Jones

President of Operations

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Teresa Cook

VP of Accounting

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Danielle Spooner

VP of Operations

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Birol Fisekci

President of Real Estate

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Sky McLean

CEO & Founder

Sky is a Canadian  entrepreneur building a hospitality empire with her company Basecamp Resorts,  the fastest growing hospitality brand in Western Canada. Born and raised in  Ontario, she earned an MBA in real estate at the Schulich School of Business  at York University. Her appreciation of the outdoors and winter sports led  her to Calgary after graduation, where she worked for a local real estate  developer .At age 29, Sky bought her first property, a condominium in Canmore,  and rented it out on AirBnB. She instantly fell in love with the business  model, and since then has successfully owned and operated 8 modern boutique  hotels in mountain towns across Alberta and British Columbia under the  Basecamp Resorts brand. An outdoor enthusiast, Sky is an avid downhill skier,  Nordic skier, snowmobiler and mountain biker. She lives in Canmore, AB with  her husband and two children.

Tim Mclean

President of Construction

Tim McLean is the  President of Construction at Basecamp Resorts and the owner of Shape  Construction, the dedicated construction division of Basecamp Resorts. Since  the inception of Basecamp Resorts in 2016, Tim has been responsible for  overseeing and managing all construction projects for the company. With over  15 years of experience as a Journeyman Carpenter in the construction industry  prior to joining Basecamp, Tim brings a wealth of expertise and knowledge to  his role.

Geoff McLean

President of Marketing

Geoff has been responsible for all things marketing and brand-related since Basecamps inception. He has been integral in defining the Basecamp aesthetic and massing a following of over 40,000 engaged fans across various social media platforms. He has also been spear-heading the development of Basecamps internal marketing division, bringing together a highly skilled and digitally focused group who continue to push boundaries in the hospitality space, showing consistent growth and performing well above market trends, in every location that the brand operates in. Geoff is also an Academy and Grammy award nominated and 3x Juno Award winning filmmaker.

Ron Love

CFO

Ron is a Canmore native and received his Bachelor of Commerce (“Comm”) from the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary and subsequently his Chartered Accountant designation while articling at Deloitte’s in Calgary. After leaving public accounting, Ron transitioned from Director of Audit Services through VP finance and ultimately to being the Chief Financial Officer in various companies for the past 25 years. Ron was instrumental in taking Companies public, restructuring partnerships, private and public companies. He has been instrumental in raising over $1 billion in total financing for companies over his career, including partnership, private and public equity, various forms of debt and strategic partnerships. He has honed his financial and leadership skills while developing companies from bare start-ups to growing, vibrant companies through many industry verticals. He is married with two children and loves virtually all sporting activities.

Dave Jones

President of Operations

Dave has been working in the hospitality industry for 25 years, and was previously in private club management for 15 years. Dave holds a designation of a Certified Club Manager (CCM) from Ryerson University, Toronto and Georgia State University, Atlanta. Prior to accepting his position with Basecamp Property Management, Dave was the Operations Manager of The Calgary Petroleum Club, a full-service member only club. Dave holds a Hotel and Restaurant Management post secondary education and has a proven track record of substantially increasing and maintaining guest satisfaction ratings at a superior level. He strives to maximize revenues and improve guest relations for all Basecamp properties. Dave currently serves as a board member of Tourism Canmore Kananaskis.

Teresa Cook

VP of Accounting

Teresa joined the Basecamp Management team in 2017 to spearhead the accounting department by providing financial services to the real estate development division as well as the operations of all of the hotels. Teresa has been in the Bow Valley since 1998, during this time successfully achieving her CPA, CGA designation. The Basecamp team is thrilled to have her as she brings a wealth of knowledge in the finance and accounting industry. Teresa’s prior experiences include the not-for-profit sector, construction and project management and royalty-based financing in the oil and gas sector.

Danielle Spooner

VP of Operations

Danielle is responsible for overseeing all lodging operations within the Basecamp Properties portfolio. She works with the management teams to ensure standards, values and goals are met via net promoter scores. She oversees the execution of strategy, planning, organic and acquisition growth, budgeting, and day-to-day operational oversight of the Basecamp group. Originally from England, Danielle has an honors degree in International Business, Finance and Economics from one of the most established universities in the UK. Danielle has seven years of revenue management experience, and previously worked trading investments for a discretionary investment manager, so has a strong understanding of market forces which she has applied to her decision-making process in the hotel field.

Birol Fisekci

President of Real Estate

Birol started his real estate career in 1993 in land development in Turkey. Upon returning to Canada in 2003 he has successfully architected and implemented strategic and tactical plans for both land and housing operations. He co-negotiated the land for the Harmony Community development, a 1750-Acre master-planned lake community taking it from visionary concept to an approved project, and finally to thriving reality in 2014 with his development team. Harmony has been recognized with multiple awards including 5X Community of the Year. Birol is passionate about driving operational efficiencies and creating strong corporate cultural. His unique expertise is in creating valuable, authentic well-crafted brands that drive stakeholder value. He is an avid mountain biker, husband, father of two, and an active community member.