Due to the passing of Kim VanEvera, owner/proprietress, Back To Basics
is no longer booking any accomodations or offering any services.
This Page will continue as a Memorial to her dream and her accomplishments.

Dan Decuyke is no longer connected in any way with Back to Basics
and has not been since February of 2005




Kim VanEvera  1968-2006


Brief Bio:
Camped and dogsleded the backwoods of Maine
Rode the rapids on a raft
Sailed and worked on Ocean sailing schooner
Hiked the Northville Lake Placid Trail
Certified Skydiver
Licensed New York State Guide and hunter
Entrepreneur and ran Back to Basics - rustic camping for hikers, hunters and outdoor enthusiasts
Won the Global award for WEB site creation - www.gobacktothebasics.com
Listed in National Geographic Adventure Magazine and several other publications
Was scheduled to hike the Appalachian Trail 2006