In early spring of 2020, our company had the opportunity to buy back a group of tipis that we made and had been used at a major music festival. At the time, we thought we’d just send them off to new homes for budget-conscious customers. Little did we know the variety of uses we’d get […]
In 1976, a couple of young lovers built a tipi to live in. They were in the mountains of Colorado, and had dreams of living close to each other and close to nature. Dan and Emma Kigar had no idea what that simple and hopeful act would create. They sewed their lodge, harvested the poles, […]
Our day to day lives and business changed dramatically in mid-March.
Here in Colorado, the governor issued the stay-at-home order on March 26. In anticipation of the order, we were developing prototypes for various safety products and beginning to produce them. We adopted enhanced cleaning/sanitation policies, added PPE for employees, installed safety curtains throughout our facility […]
Handmade. Custom. Uniquely yours.
There are many ways to communicate what we do at Colorado Yurt Company. Simply stated: we don’t have a factory across the globe making our products. Instead, we have talented craftsmen and craftswomen who put their hands on each structure, and craft each element. People often ask where […]
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 we know, we’re the first yurt, tipi and tent manufacturer to do so.
This project was feasible […]