24 May 2012

Tipi Questions Answered: Can You Live in a Tipi?

By |2019-07-10T11:51:07-06:00May 24th, 2012|

Ahhhh, the romance and beauty of the perfect indigenous structure… a tipi. You can imagine staying overnight, camping for a week and maybe doing a meditation workshop in a tipi. But, can you actually live in a tipi?

This question is the […]

6 Sep 2011

Alaska Wilderness Yurt Adventure

By |2017-05-13T14:46:39-06:00September 6th, 2011|

When Tonya and Stephen purchased land in the wilderness of Alaska, they knew it would be a challenge to build. Their land is bordered by the Chugach National Forest on one side and the Wrangle St. Ellias Wilderness Preserve on the other, 1 mile east of the Copper River. Since it’s very remote, with the […]

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 […]