Author Archives: brian

Postcard from a (yurt dwelling) friend

I recently received this e-post card from Samantha.  I blogged about Sam and her husband Duncan about a year ago when they were just settling into their yurt in the American Southeast.  Now they’re settled!  They live in a 30 ft … Continue reading

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Yurt Yoga for Kids with Special Needs!

We’re so excited about one of our new customers we wanted to let you know about her before her yurt’s even fully operational.  Krista Zember, owner of BE Yoga, in Washington DC is expanding her operation to Sterling, VA.     … Continue reading

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Growing Up Yurt

I grew up playing hide-and-seek between piles of tipi canvas and completed yurt roofs.  Before that I bounced in a Johnny-Jump-Up next to my mom as she sewed. These are my earliest memories because I grew up at the Colorado … Continue reading

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Winter Stout Alpine Yurt at Monarch Mountain Ski Area

When Monarch Mountain needed a home for their Junior Mountain program, they called us at the Colorado Yurt Company. Monarch Mountain is an awesome family-oriented ski area that is about two hours from our shop in Montrose, CO. The mountain sits … Continue reading

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Earth Day at Colorado Yurt Co

Colorado Yurt is a company that prides itself on being environmentally responsible. We have the solar panels on our roof, we recycle everything we can, use bio diesel in our trucks and try to be conscious of our impact on the environment … Continue reading

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Our favorite coworker at Colorado Yurt Company

I’d like to introduce you to Arlo. He’s everyone’s favorite co-worker here at Colorado Yurt Company. He’s blonde, mellow, and friendly and does his job like a champ. His job, essentially, is to lie in the hallway sleeping. If you’ve ever … Continue reading

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Reflections on a year at the Colorado Yurt Company.

The end of another year is here. We often get so wrapped up in the holiday whirlwind, the business end-of-year tasks and the daily responsibilities; we forget to look back on the year that is winding down. So, on this … Continue reading

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Share the Love. Share your yurt, tipi or tent!

Share the love! Share your yurt, tipi or tent! We are searching for customers with hospitality and (or) a story to share. We have found the best way to sell our practical shelters is to get people in to them! So many people hear … Continue reading

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We’ve Gone Solar

On Friday, October 1st, the Delta-Montrose Electric Association literally flipped the switch that completed our solar project!  From now on, nearly a third of our energy use is offset by the sun (the remainder is wind generated). As far as … Continue reading

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I Paint Tipis.

“You paint WHAT?!” Typical response. Whenever I tell someone about my job, they do a bit of a verbal double-take. Because, actually, my job is a bit unusual. I paint tipis. When I first took this job, I had done a … Continue reading

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