11 Jun 2021

Colorado Yurt Company: Gently Used Tipis Create Community Connections

By |2021-06-11T12:21:00-06:00June 11th, 2021|

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 […]

17 May 2021

Colorado Yurt Company: Forty-five Years Ago

By |2021-05-17T09:24:31-06:00May 17th, 2021|

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, […]

18 Aug 2020

Yurt Questions Answered: Who Pitches My Yurt?

By |2021-04-17T09:08:31-06:00August 18th, 2020|

You want to buy a yurt. You love the look, the feel, the space, the image. You have a spot picked out and you’re savvy enough to build your platform – or you’ve hired a contractor. But, you wonder… Who is going to set this thing up? Is it a daunting […]

24 Apr 2020

Colorado Yurt Company Safety & Back-to-Work Products

By |2020-08-04T13:07:14-06:00April 24th, 2020|

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 […]

15 Oct 2010

We’ve Gone Solar

By |2018-05-08T13:29:58-06:00October 15th, 2010|

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 […]