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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: 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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Becky is Retiring from Colorado Yurt Company!

We aren’t sure what we’ll do without her. Our long time office manager, Becky Meinhold, is retiring. Becky, being the organized and efficient person that she is, started with Colorado Yurt Company on May 10, 1999 and will retire on … 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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Camp Tipi

Colorado Yurt Company is committed to the summer camp experience. We support ACA, YMCA, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and CCCA camps with generous camp discounts and charitable giving programs such as our “Send a Child to Camp” fund. We also … 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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