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Good Neighbors: Colorado Yurt Company & YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch

  Good Neighbors.   Over the years, our local customers come back time and again for our quality Colorado-made structures. Whether it’s a campground, resort or ski area- our neighbors have come to rely on their “home state” yurt, tipi … Continue reading

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Earthworks Tipi in Vermont- ready for summer camp!

We love camp. Every year, we look forward to late winter and early spring. That’s when our schedule is filled with orders from camps getting ready for the arrival of kids. Tipis, tents and yurts are proudly made in Colorado … Continue reading

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The Write Stuff: Colorado Yurt Company Hosts Outdoor Industry Writers Event

In March, our marketing partner, GrahamSpencer, hosted 10 world-class outdoor and ski industry brands and members of the ski and travel media at Telluride Ski Resort. The goal of the event, called the White Room, was to bring brands and … Continue reading

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Colorado Yurt Company customer stories: Unique Yurt

Welcome to our yurt! “Fish weren’t meant to live in a box kid, it does things to ya.”  -Gill, in “Finding Nemo” A few years ago, I began to sense that I wanted to explore what it would be like … Continue reading

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2012: Colorado Yurt Company year end blog.

Wow. Just wow. We look back at 2012, amazed at our good fortune. The Colorado Yurt Company has much to brag about, and much gratitude. The year started with some changes in our company culture. We were growing, but our … Continue reading

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Earthworks Tipi in Massachusetts: A Customer’s story

Three years ago, an artist friend built a tipi with her father. After a blissful summer of living in the tipi, Sarah needed a more long term home for it. I had smudged the tipi and did an ad-hoc pipe … Continue reading

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Yurt in Paradise

Have you ever dreamed of sitting on the deck of your yurt, looking out a the ocean horizon? Perhaps you might also like to take a walk on your private beach as the sun sets? Oh, you’d like a pasture … Continue reading

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Yurt Questions Answered: Aren’t All Yurts the Same?

When people start to think about yurts, they usually go through several stages of yurt-exploration. Starting with “Those are so cool!” and ending up with “Where should I buy my yurt?” For many, they compare yurts based on price, without … Continue reading

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Colorado Yurt Company and Reality TV

We recently had a very positive experience with reality television. No, we weren’t featured on Swamp People or Jersey Shore. A little classier programming for us- HGTV’s Design Star, in fact. In the spring, we were approached by the producers … Continue reading

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Colorado Yurt Company: Working Small AND Delivering Large

Colorado Yurt Company definitely qualifies as a small business. We have one location in Montrose, Colorado. We are family owned by Dan and Emma Kigar, who founded the company in 1976. Colorado Yurt Company employs about 30 people in four … Continue reading

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