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Colorado Yurt Company Says Good-by to One of Our Stars

Margaret Pritchard started working at Colorado Yurt Company in April of 1998, and she retired this week.   An experienced seamstress, Margaret quickly made a huge impact on our tipi department. She became supervisor of tipis and tents within two … Continue reading

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Colorado Yurt Company Customer Stories: Backcountry.com

If you’ve ever worked in a large corporation or call center, you know how hard it is to find a bit of respite in the land of cubicles. The desks, phones and partial walls are certainly a good solution for … Continue reading

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Colorado Yurt Company: Looking Back on Another Great Year

2014 has been a year of great projects, milestones and continued growth.  As we come to the end of another year, we reflect on some of the wonderful things that happened in 2014. First- and most wonderful- there were baby … Continue reading

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Twenty-five Years of Yurt Building at Colorado Yurt Company

A lot has changed at Colorado Yurt Company in the past 25 years. There have been 4 different locations and a couple different logos. The number of employees has gone from less-than-ten to over thirty. But, one thing hasn’t changed … Continue reading

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Yurts, Tipis and Tents: Handmade in a World of Mass Production

Handmade. Custom. Uniquely yours. There are many ways to communicate what we do at Colorado Yurt Company. But, what it comes down to is this: we don’t have a factory across the globe making our products. Instead, we have talented … Continue reading

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Colorado Yurt Company Partners with Community Options

“Oh, it’s you again.” When my friend Daniel says this to me, it’s always accompanied by a huge smile. Sometimes he also calls me “Grandma”, Daniel’s idea of a friendly insult. Then, he’ll ask when I’m going to come watch … 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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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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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: 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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