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Airstream So Cal - Riverside, California
Airstream So Cal - Riverside, California
Airstream So Cal - Riverside, California
Airstream So Cal - Riverside, California

2017 Airstream Basecamp®

Our most nimble Airstream yet, Basecamp is the very definition of get-up-and-go. It’s compact, light, and easy to tow, and the perfect place to land after a day of adventure. Storage is versatile and abundant, sleeping space will surprise you, and you’ll still have all the essentials, plus some added luxuries. So get going. Basecamp is ready when you are.

What is an Airstream Basecamp®?

Think of it as a personal portal to the adventure of a lifetime. Basecamp allows customers to create a home away from home. Its convenience and streamlined construction become an enabler and catalyst for adventures both big and small.

Every detail of the Basecamp is designed with adventure-seekers in mind. From dramatic, wraparound tinted front windows, to the smallest, smartly placed storage container, Basecamp delivers the most refined road-trekking experience available—and with the least amount of effort required from the Basecamper. Sturdy and roadworthy, this roaming habitat is also surprisingly rich with comfort—because after a day of discovering new trails, nothing’s better than a hot shower, a cold beverage, and sacking out on real bed. In addition, Basecamp is a way to break down barriers. For longtime campers who aspire to owning an Airstream, Basecamp gives them an entry point. For camping and adventure novices, it offers a threshold to new territory. Sure, Basecamp is incredibly rugged and durable, comfortable and easy. But the best thing is, Basecamp helps get you out there to see it all, do it all, and experience life to the fullest!

Deep in the heart of every true camper, there’s a primal desire to seek adventure—to escape everyday existence and break free to explore winding trails and breathtaking sunsets.The Basecamp was built for those who have rediscovered this instinct. You know them—the intrepid explorers who take long weekends to pursue dirt roads and unknown stories. They are the remarkable men and women who never forget that simplicity and nimbleness is freeing, and that fresh air helps life make more sense.Even from youth, Basecampers have been drawn to the outdoors—it’s integral to their being. As adults, they’re still yearning to get out there—though definitely not yearning to spend precious time on tasks like packing and unpacking. Now they can also appreciate superior design and comfort. They know that a beautiful Rocky Mountain sunset seen through the mildew-tinted vinyl windows of a pop-up is SO last decade. What sets them apart? They’re avid adventurers, forever young-at-heart, but now grown to recognize and value the enormous difference between camping—and Basecamping.

Ready When You Are.

Lightweight and towable with an SUV. Comfortably seats five and sleeps two. Just as comfortable in the campsite as it is off the beaten path. The new Basecamp packs everything you need into one versatile trailer that’s ready for anything this wide world has to offer.

Exploring. Recharging. Everything in Between.

Hit the road, hit the trails, and get going. Basecamp is full of features that help you fuel up for the day, then clean up and sack out when it’s all said and done. From the rear hatch for your gear to the on-board restroom to the convertible living space that forms a relaxing bed, it’s all right there with you, along for the ride.

Hitch Up and Go.

Basecamp’s compact, lightweight design opens up all sorts of possibilities. Head out to the frozen tundra. Spend a week in the blazing desert. Pack up and go anywhere you please, with nothing holding you back.

  • Towable with a variety of mid-size SUVs
  • Overall compact size makes driving and towing easier
  • Aggressive departure angle allows you to tackle more roads with confidence
  • Aerodynamic design increases fuel efficiency
  • Large wheels and tires help tackle rougher terrain and cold-weather driving
  • Side skirts and wheel flares help prevent damage from gravel and debris

Essentials and Beyond.

Basecamp checks off all the boxes of what you need to get off road and off grid. And then it goes further, bringing you extras that make exploring that much more comfortable and enjoyable.

  • Solar pre-wire kit comes standard to prepare you for renewable power inputs
  • Bose Bluetooth® SoundLink® Color speaker included
  • Smart, versatile storage solutions throughout
  • Lockable technology dock and USB ports for easy charging
  • Efficient ventilation, hot water, and cabin heating systems

Never Underestimate Comfort.

Every adventurer needs a place to recharge. And Basecamp doesn’t overlook comfort for a second. When you’re setting up camp in the desert, the optional QuietStream™ air conditioning with two-speed fan will keep you cool. When you’re surrounded by snow, the Truma Combi Eco Plus heating system will handle both water and cabin heating with world-class efficiency. No matter where you’re headed, Basecamp is ready.

Feel Free to Branch Out.

Every detail has been considered to make the basecamp feel like a home away from home: it even features a lighted handle and doorbell. In the wide galley, you'll find a 8" deep sink with a removable Corian® cover, a stainless steel oven, and cooktop with glass cover. Now America's greatest lands are right at your doorstep (and it’s made of a durable, premium, lightweight aluminum).

Airstream Basecamp® Floorplan

Airstream Basecamp® Features

Exterior Features

  • Semi-Monocoque Aluminum Superstructure
  • Fluorocarbon Treated UV Protected Aluminum Exterior
  • Thermal Barrier Protection Between Interior and Exterior
  • Hand Crafted Welded Extruded Aluminum Window Frames
  • Tempered Tinted Windows w/ Rear Venting Windows
  • Slide In Visor Patio Awning
  • LP (2 - 20 lb. Steel Tanks) w/ auto 2-stage regulator
  • Molded Plastic LP Cover w/ Storage Tray
  • 1 Deep Cycle Battery (lead acid) Group 24 w/ Converter
  • Exterior LP Quick Connect Service Port
  • 3M® Film Front Stone Guard Protection
  • Exterior Shower w/ Hot & Cold Water
  • Lockable Fresh Water Tank Inlet
  • City Water Inlet w/ Water Pressure Regulator
  • Hand Painted Chassis
  • Torsion Axle Suspension
  • Manual Hitch Jack
  • 2 Manual Stabilizer Jacks
  • Goodyear® ST255/55R18 Tires, Balanced
  • Stylized Aluminum Wheels
  • Nev-R-Lube Bearings
  • Nev-R-Adjust Brakes
  • Spare Tire
  • Solar Pre-wire (2 Rooftop & 1 Front Access Points)
  • 160w Solar Package w/ Upgraded AGM Battery (Optional)
  • Cable TV Hookup
  • Satellite TV Hookup
  • Custom Handcrafted Wide Entry Door w/ Window
  • Aluminum Entry Door Handle
  • Unique Front Door Key w/ Heavy Duty Deadbolt
  • Steel Entry Step
  • LED Entrance Light
  • LED Tank Service Light
  • Cast Aluminum LED Taillights
  • License Plate Bracket with LED Light
  • Enclosed Aluminum Insulated Heated Underbelly

Interior Features

  • Complete Aluminum Interior Walls and Ceiling
  • Two Fantastic© Fans (AC Option replaces 1 Fan)
  • Probeless Tank Monitoring System
  • EcoBattTM Insulation
  • 5/8” WBP Tongue-and-GrooveWood Floor
  • Anti-wicking Outside Edge Floor Sealant
  • Sliding Screen Front Door and Removable Rear Screen
  • Panoramic Front Windows with Blackout Shades
  • Handcrafted Italian Lite-Ply® Laminated Interior Cabinetry
  • Seamless Vinyl Flooring
  • LED Interior Lighting
  • Overhead Storage
  • Electric/LP Water Heater
  • 1000W Pure Sine Inverter
  • Coat & Key Hooks
  • Tie Down Hooks

Bedroom Features

  • Cargo LED Light
  • Under Bed Storage
  • Blackout Curtain(s)
  • USB Ports

Bathroom Features

  • Removable Hand Held Shower Head w/ Shutoff
  • China Toilet
  • Roof Vent/Fan
  • Towel Bar/Hooks
  • Retractable Clothes Line in Shower

Galley, Dinette & Lounge Features

  • 2 Burner Cooktop (LP Gas)
  • Laminate Galley Top
  • Stainless Steel Sink w/ Integrated Cover
  • Laminate Table Tops
  • Performance Fabric Cushions
  • 2 Burner Cooktop (LP Gas)
  • Laminate Galley Top
  • Stainless Steel Sink w/ Integrated Cover
  • Laminate Table Tops
  • Performance Fabric Cushions
  • Convertible Lounge, Storage and Sleeping Accommodations
  • Flatware Organizer
  • Wireless Bose Bluetooth® Soundlink Color Speaker
  • Blackout Curtain(s)
  • Pop Up USB and 110 Outlet

Additional Features

  • Fully Enclosed Patio Tent (Optional)
  • Fully Enclosed Rear Tent (Optional)
  • Airstream Logo Entrance Mat
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • LP, Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detectors
  • 12v Tank Heaters (In Addition To Heated Underbelly)
  • Winterization Bypass Valve
  • Secondary Battery Storage
  • First Aid Kit
  • TRA CertificationTM Green: Emerald Status (Highest Rating)
  • 2 Year Airstream Limited Warranty (Transferable)
  • 2 Year 24/7 Coach-Net Roadside Assistance
  • A/C Condensation Drain at Ground Leve

Product information, specifications, and photography in this brochure were as accurate as possible at time of printing. Photographs may contain some features that are optional on your vehicle. Since we continually strive to improve our products, actual products may differ. Prices and specifications are subject to change without notice. All capacities are approximate and dimensions are nominal. Some features or options may be different or unavailable in Canada.

Vehicle Loading – Every effort has been made to provide the greatest number of options for the recreation vehicle owner. Along with these choices comes the responsibility to manage the loads that are imposed by the choices so that they remain within the manufacturer’s specified chassis weight limits. Do not overload the recreation vehicle.

Dry Weights - based on standard features; optional equipment not included. Net Carrying Capacity (NCC) is determined by subtracting Unit Base Weight (UBW) from the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR), and is the capacity available for water, options and cargo. Liquid capacities and weights are approximations only.

Warning – This information is intended as a guide only. Weights of individual vehicles may vary. Consult your owner’s manual for complete loading, weighing, and towing instructions.