Backcountry without the Blisters
There is no better way to experience the unparalleled beauty of the Gunnison Country than from the comfort and safety of a legendary Jeep! JJ’s Jeeps is the only permitted OHV guiding service in the Gunnison National Forest. Ride along in our Jeep or follow in your own 4x4 as we explore the high alpine passes, historic mining ruins and wildflower-filled meadows surrounding Crested Butte and Gunnison!
Having a great day on the water is my highest priority and I strive to make it so. A variety of trips for a myriad of fish on a variety of different waters are available around the Gunnison valley.
All trips include high quality gear, boat, tackle, bait and cleaning of your catch at the end of the day!
You bring water, snacks, rain coat, fishing license, cooler/bags for your fish and a positive attitude.
Crested Butte Angler guides are patient and professional fly fishing guides who take pride in teaching and having fun on the water. We welcome beginners to advanced anglers, and our fly shop and outdoor store is located in the heart of the Crested Butte historic shopping district. We offer Gunnison River and Gunnison Gorge float trips, wading, corporate and family trips, ice fishing, Bar ZX Ranch, private water, and winter fly fishing trips. [email protected]More Info
We are a family operation that has been providing horseback excursions in the Gunnison Valley for 40 years. The ranch is located 4.5 miles east of Gunnison and it is easy to get to. Our horses are exceptional, they are used to take riders into the backcountry for a week at a time in the summer and they carry hunters throughout the fall. We have horses to fit all levels of ability! Raven Rider Stables also invite friends and families with disabilities. Join us for a ride, you'll be glad you did!More Info
Quaking Aspen Outfitters has been putting hunters on big game for 37 years. Owner and outfitter Dave Mapes has been guiding hunters in the Gunnison Valley since 1977. We cater to all abilities and skill levels; we've even packed in wheelchair hunters. Operating in coveted game-rich units, Quaking Aspen Outfitters is hard to compete with for public land hunts. Our camps full of fun and you'll always make new friends here. We also offer summer pack-in camp trips and fishing trips. See you at camp!More Info
Offering a variety of Specialized JEEPS and Rescue Beacon Rentals in Crested Butte and Gunnison, Colorado. Our off-road expertise and local knowledge will assist you in choosing an adventure including providing maps, instruction, insurance and safety equipment.More Info
Elk Creek Marina is the major facility of Blue Mesa Reservoir. It features the main marina and Pappy's Restaurant. The marina offers in and out boat launching, a store, fish tackle, gasoline, boat rentals, kayaks, SUP's and boat slips. Located 16 miles west of Gunnison on Highway 50. Elk Creek Marina, LLC is the concessionaire for the Curecanti National Recreation Area.More Info
We are the exclusive guided fishing outfitter for Morrow Point-The Black Canyon of the Gunnison. This is as close to fishing a private reservoir as you can get while still on public waters. The canyon and the fishing are spectacular!
Elk Creek Marina, LLC is the concessionaire for the Curecanti National Recreation Area.
Willowfly Anglers is a full-service fly shop and Orvis Endorsed Outfitter based inside Three Rivers Resort. We offer half and full-day guided fishing trips for all levels of anglers. Choose from a walk/wade trip or a more advanced float trip. Avoid the crowds on one of our beautiful private leases. Visit our shop for the best service and advice in the valley. We offer a variety of gear, tackle, clothing and rentals. In business for over 30 years, we know where the fish are!More Info
Three Rivers Outfitting at Three Rivers Resort offers raft and kayak trips daily throughout the summer. Choose from a mild float trip for all ages or a fun adventure on whitewater. Or try one of our exclusive combo trips: Zip 'n Raft where you will do a zipline tour in the morning in Crested Butte and then whitewater raft in the afternoon OR Float 'n Dine where you will take a mild and scenic float trip down the Gunnison River to Garlic Mike's Italian Restaurant for dinner.More Info
Gunnison River Guides is a Fishing Guide Service owned and operated by two of the most qualified and passionate guides in all of Colorado. Jason Booth and Joel Aslanian have a combined 30 years of guiding on the Gunnison RIver and still love every minute of it.
-Float Fishing the Upper Gunnison River
-Wade Fishing the East, Taylor, and Gunnison Rivers
-Lake Fishing and Ice Fishing the Blue Mesa Reservoir
Email [email protected] to book your guided fishing trip.
We at Gunnison Fish and Raft have been guiding trips locally since 1979! Let us show you local fishing techniques, casting, presentation and most of all, where the fish are. Come join us and we'll make a custom fishing trip for you and your family.More Info
Exciting whitewater trips, fun family float trips & walk/wade or float fishing trips.Rock climbing & kayak instruction. We have great adventures for all ages & abilities. Stand up paddle board & duckie rentals. River gear sales, service & rentals. Offices in Gunnison & 7 miles up Taylor Canyon. Ask about our Rafting/Adventure Park specials in conjunction with Crested Butte Ski Area !
WELCOME ATV AND SNOWMOBILE RIDERS! Experience the best off-road trails in the Colorado Rockies on our ATV and Snowmobile Rentals. Our location is ideal for accessing a variety of trails, from the high alpine experiences of Taylor Park to the high desert environment of Gunnison, Almont and the Blue Mesa area. We have over 2,000 miles of ATV, jeep, and 4-wheel drive trails in the Gunnison Basin.
Ride horseback into the Fossil Ridge and West Elk Wilderness Areas. Multi-day Pack Trips or Half Day & Full Day Trail Rides & Drop Camps. Fishing on remote wilderness lakes, streams & beaver ponds. Full service guided elk & mule deer hunting during Archery, Black Powder & Rifle Seasons. We are a professional outfitter certified by the State of Colorado (#249) & permitted by the Gunnison National Forest since 1978.More Info
Gunnison Sports Outfitters is the oldest locally owned and operated fishing guide service on Blue Mesa Reservoir. GSO was formed to give anglers a high quality fishing experience. Our guides have all the right equipment, know where the fish are, and know how to catch them and give their clients a fantastic fishing expedition!More Info
Experience Gunnison Country with the experts of the area. We'll show you a great time on fishing walk and wade trips or rafting down the Gunnison River. Experince Blue Mesa with an ice fishing guided adventure located in Gene Taylors Sporting Goods Fly Shop.More Info
Lazy F Bar Ranch and Outfitters is a family owned and operated business established in 1953. Our activities include guided and unguided fall hunting trips for archery, muzzle and rifle. Winter sleighride dinners. Catering and venue for weddings and all occasions at our scenic Crested Butte Ranch. Specializing in custom wedding cakes.More Info
Guided fishing 365 days a year! Check us out on Trip Advisor! Fishing is our passion and we strive to give you a fishing experience you will never forget! All of our first aid and cpr certified guides combine their passion and years of experience to put you in the best position to catch whatever it is you are after! We specialize in providing first class fishing trips chasing rainbow trout, brown trout, kokanee salmon and trophy lake trout on Blue Mesa and Taylor reservoirs all year!More Info
We offer fully guided fishing on Gunnison's reservoirs. Exciting fishing trips for Kokanee salmon, Lake Trout, Brown and Rainbow Trout, and Northern Pike are offered year round. Fish from fully equipped boats in the spring, summer, and fall or test out the hard water from ice shacks in the winter.More Info
Eleven Experience is an exclusive accommodation and experiential travel brand with a slate of luxury properties in exotic destinations, including a pioneer-era mining town in the Colorado Rockies. Our intimate properties offer the comforts and amenities of five-star hotels and a menu of outdoor pursuits.More Info
Sawbuck Outfitters Horseback Retreats, Trail Rides, Hiking Hide Away, Elk Hunting, Outfitting, Guided Hunts, Drop camps and customized Colorado Wilderness Horseback Adventures. Two locations in Crested Butte.More Info
Crested Butte Nordic maintains 50 kilometers of immaculately groomed trails around the Town of Crested Butte and offers complete ski and snowshoe rental packages, private lessons, clinics, tours, as well as fine dining at our trailside yurt.More Info
Hourly, half-day and full-day guided snowmobile tours with authorized Forest Service outfitters in the Gunnison National Forest. Our experienced tour guides will show you the Colorado backcountry from the comfort of your own snowmobile. Located in the Avalanche Building.More Info
The Adaptive Sports Center’s mission is to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities through outdoor adventure activities. The programs we offer empower our participants in their daily lives and have an enduring impact on their health, self-confidence and well-being. Located in the Treasury Center on Mt. Crested Butte and on Belleview Ave. in the Town of Crested Butte.More Info
Guided fly fishing in Gunnison, Crested Butte, Colorado, Fish Gunnison, Fish Crested Butte, Float Fish the Gunnison, Walk Wade the East River, Taylor River, Gunnison River, Brush Creek, Cochetopa Creek, Saguache Creek. Whatever fishing adventure you have in mind, C B MacTrout can provide it.More Info
Colorado Backcountry is a premier guide service offering the best in adventure travel. Located in Crested Butte, Colorado, we specialize in custom Colorado hiking and mountain biking tours. We cater to adventurous and inquisitive people of all ages.More Info
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We have the staff and experience to make your adventure one to remember. Join us for a variety of guided activities and educational services. Ranging from hiking, backpacking, peak climbing, rock climbing, mountain biking, stand-up paddle boarding, fly fishing, rafting, mountaineering, backcountry skiing, ice climbing, snowshoeing, xc skiing, snowcat skiing, avalanche education, wilderness first aid, wilderness first responder & local first aid and CPR.
Voted the Gunnison Country’s Best Adventure Outfitter. Western style horseback expeditions into the pristine West Elk Wilderness. Trail rides, pack trips, youth adventure camps, fishing and hunting. Quality horses, experienced guides and spectacular scenery. The only way to experience the Gunnison High Country.More Info
AEI Guide and Outfitter is the ultimate western hunting and fishing adventure. Our guided fishing trips take place on the Gunnison, Taylor and East Rivers as well as countless other streams and lakes. Our hunting packages include fully guided, private land and self-guided trips for elk, mule deer and mountain goat.More Info
Ferro's Blue Mesa Ranch is a great place to relax and get away from it all. We offer furnished housekeeping cabins, horseback riding, guided fishing trips and a unique Country General Store. We also lease horses during the fall hunting season.More Info
Inspire your passion by exploring endless recreational opportunities set in a dramatic, unforgettable landscape. With legendary skiing and snowboarding, epic mountain biking, bungee trampolines, rock climbing, and Zipline Tours, visitors will never run out of year-round adventures in one of the best destination ski and summer resorts in the west.More Info
Almont Resort offers 20 cabins situated on the headwaters of the Gunnison River. A historic lodge featuring restaurant, lounge, and cabins all recently remodeled and suitable for both families and executive retreats. Activities from horseback trail rides and fly fishing to snowmobiling and skiing.More Info