18 Feb 2014

Yurt Questions Answered: Who Pitches My Yurt?

By |2018-05-08T13:32:26-06:00February 18th, 2014|

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 can’t get past some big questions… Who is going to set this thing up? […]

19 Dec 2013

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

By |2019-07-10T11:54:49-06:00December 19th, 2013|

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 craftsmen and craftswomen who put their hands on each structure, and craft each element. People often […]

6 Jul 2012

Colorado Yurt Company: Working Small AND Delivering Large

By |2012-07-06T15:07:24-06:00July 6th, 2012|

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 different departments: office, wood shop, tipis/tents and yurt fabric shop. We each have our job […]

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 […]