Category Archives: About Colorado Yurt Company

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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Yurts, Tipis and Tents: You Need to See Them for Yourself!

You’ve dreamed about it. You’ve studied the great photos on our website and Facebook page. You’ve thought about the perfect spot. You’ve talked to your friends about it. Now, maybe you should sleep on it. Or actually sleep in it. … Continue reading

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Service with a Smile: We design, deliver and install yurts, tipis and tents

We want your structure to be perfect for you, so we craft each one to your specifications. Did you know we also have several “extra” services available? Do you need engineering calculations or a site specific report for your building … Continue reading

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Customer Reviews: Yurt, Tipi and Tent customers… we heard you.

We like to get a report card. Every so often, we ask our customers to tell us how we are doing This spring, we asked. And, many people took the time to tell us. In fact, that was the first … Continue reading

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New face at Colorado Yurt Company

We are pleased to announce that Doug Severson has joined our team as Production Manager. Doug is a seasoned production professional with decades of experience helping companies implement lean manufacturing principles. Mr. Severson’s experience includes nearly ten years at Chaco … Continue reading

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Yurts, Tipis, Tents and All the Cool People: SXSW, How It’s Made, Coachella and Hollywood.

Are yurts, tipis and tents trendy? We are feeling quite popular these days. We have always garnered some interest from the press and entertainment industries. But, for a small, family-owned company in a fairly remote part of western Colorado, these … Continue reading

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Year of the Yurt

We thought we’d be winding down as the weather got colder. It used to be that we had a busy time and a not-so-busy time. While we expect winter to be a bit quieter, it never slacks off like it … Continue reading

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Colorado Yurt Company sends kids to camp. Will you help?

Nonsense songs, mosquito bites, swimming in a lake, ghost stories, hikes in the sun, being homesick, lifelong friendships, getting soaked by a rainstorm, silly nicknames, late night secret sharing, s’mores, riding horses, tug of war, wet socks, campfires, bunkbeds, listening … 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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