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Tenderfoot Outfitters
Your premier connection to Colorado’s spectacular West Elk Wilderness and your Rocky Mountain Adventure of a lifetime.
Gunnison Country's Best Adventure Outfitter Award 2005-2011
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West Elk Peak - West Elk Wilderness
ADAIR’S WILDERNESS LODGE - Located in New Brunswick, Canada, on the Bay of Fundy. The ultimate four season resort offering black bear, whitetail, and moose hunting at its finest.
Adairs Wilderness Lodge
ALMONT ANGLERS - Fly Shop and Guide Service.
Almont Anglers
CRESTED BUTTE MOUNTAIN GUIDES - What ever you can dream up we can make happen. “The Best of the Butte” Crested Butte Mountain Guides
GUNNISON SPORTS OUTFITTERS - Oldest locally owned and operated fishing guide service on Blue Meas Reservoir. Gunnison Sports Outfitters
HIGH MOUNTAIN DRIFTERS - Colorado’s fly fishing at its best! More miles of private water than any other guide service in the valley. High Mountain Drifters
JONAH'S ALASKAN OUTFITTERS - Specializing in fully guided fair chase Dall Sheep, Brown Bear, Grizzly Bear, and Black Bear Hunts throughout Alaska. Jonahs Alaskan Outfitters
ACLI-MATE - A natural hydration supplement with added vitamins, minerals, and herbal extracts designed specifically to aid the mountain visitor with hydration, energy and acclimatization. Go Higher - Feel Better Acli-mate
ADVENTURE MEDICAL KITS - “Be Safe” – It’s about having what you need, when you need it. Adventure Medical Kits
BRUNTON OPTICS - Superior quality optics, camping, and outdoor equipment. GET OUT THERE. Brunton Optics
CYLINDER STOVES & TENTS - Quite simply the best camping stove available. The brand preferred by outfitters. Don’t spend time hunting, cutting firewood. Use a Cylinder Stove. Cylinder Stoves
DEAD DOWN WIND - Why try to cover up or contain human odor when you can prevent it? With Dead Down Wind you can maintain a zero scent environment. Dead Down Wind
EBERLESTOCK - Putting gear and guns together in a way that makes sense. Be more organized, more efficient, and more effective in the field. Eberlestock
ELK BOMB - Blows away traditional scents! There’s no simpler, more effective way to get scent to the animal and cover human odor than The Bomb. The Elk Bomb
FIRST LITE - Go farther, stay longer. Simple, proven, versatile, comfortable gear. FIRST LITE
HAVALON KNIVES - The sharpest knife you’ll ever use. Havalon Knives
HIPS TARGETS - The best archery target on the market…. shot after shot. Hips Targets
KENETREK BOOTS - Your trusted source for footwear for the trail less traveled. Serious boots for rugged terrain Kenetrek Boots
KING OF THE MOUNTAIN - The finest wool hunting apparel available. “Let’s Step Outside” King of the Mountain
KNIVES OF ALASKA - Award winning outdoors man’s knives. Knives of Alaska
KUIU ULTRALIGHT HUNTING - The lightest, most advanced mountain hunting clothing and equipment on earth. KUIU Ultralight Hunting packs
LEUPOLD OPTICS - An American Pedigree, and the world's best optics. Guaranteed for life. Leupold Optics
LIBERAL TEARS GUN OIL - Extremely advanced, proprietary blended, gun lubricant that will deliver unsurpassed performance in the harshest environments. Serious gun care. Liberal Tears
MONTANA DECOY - The most innovative and productive decoys on the market today. A must for every serious hunter. Is it alive….or another Montana Decoy? Montana Decoy
MY TOPO MAPS - Waterproof and laminated custom topo and satellite maps shipped to your door. My Topo Maps
OUTDOOR EDGE KNIVES - Quality knives and tools for the outdoors. We develop and continually improve our products through extensive field-testing in harsh, rugged environments to ensure the highest performance. Outdoor Edge Knives
PROIS - Hunting and field apparel for women who hunt hard and deserve the gear to support their pursuits. Prois Hunting Apparel for Women
RED HAWK RIFLES - Custom rifles and gunsmithing. Red Hawk Rifles
REEL GAME CALLS – A revolutionary breakthrough in game call design. Reel Game Calls
SITKA MOUNTAIN GEAR - The best high-performance system of hunting clothes on the market today. Built to climb. Sitka Mountain Gear
STONE GLACIER - Redefining the capabilities of ultralight.
Stone Glacier Hunting Packs
TENZING PACKS - Go further, hunt longer, return heavier. Tenzing's high-performance hunting and tactical packs, bow and gun cases, and accessories go beyond expectations to ensure absolutely nothing slows your pursuit to become legendary. Tenzing Backpacks
ULTIMATE BORE PROTECTION - Keep rain and snow out of your bore. This product is a 6mil thick biodegradable material. UBP comes with "O" rings to help the bore protector adhere more effectively to your firearm. Ultimate Bore Protection
CATCH A DREAM FOUNDATION - For Youth with precious little time to loose. Once-in-a-lifetime Hunting and Fishing experiences for children with life-threatening illness Catch A Dream Foundation
COLORADO BOWHUNTERS ASSOCIATION - Working to promote Colorado Bow Hunting Rights and opportunities. Colorado Bowhunters Association
HUNT FAIR CHASE – Hunt Right, Hunt Hard, Hunt Fair Chase. Hunt Fair Chase
MULE DEER FOUNDATION - Insuring the conservation of mule deer, black tail deer, and their habitat. Mule Deer Foundation
NATIONAL WILD TURKEY FEDERATION - A non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of the wild turkey and the preservation of our hunting heritage. National Wild Turkey Federation
NRA - Insure your gun rights….join NRA today. National Rifle Association
ROAD SCHOLAR - What ever you're interested in, we have the learning adventure for you. Explore your interests at Road Scholar Road Scholar
ROCKY MOUNTAIN BIGHORN SOCIETY - Working to keep sheep on the mountain. Rocky Mountain Bighorn Society
ROCKY MOUNTAIN BIRD CONSERVANCY - Conserving birds and their habitats. Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory
ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELK FOUNDATION - Insuring the future of elk, other wildlife , and their habitat. Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
SCI - “First For Hunters” The leader in protecting the freedom to hunt and promoting wildlife conservation worldwide. Safari Club International
TOUGH ENOUGH TO WEAR PINK - Cowboy and Cowgirl campaign to fight Breast Cancer. Making a big impact one small donation at a time. Over $25 Million raised so far! Tough Enough To Wear Pink
TROUT UNLIMITED - Conserving, protecting, and restoring North America’s cold water fisheries and their watershed. Trout Unlimited
WHITETAIL UNLIMITED - Working 365 days a year for the American tradition of whitetail hunting. Whitetails Unlimited
DEAN DILLON - Gunnison's.....Legendary country music songwriter and performer, 2013 BMI "ICON AWARD WINNER," and our good friend. Dean Dillon Song Writer
GENE TAYLOR’S SPORTINING GOODS - The place in Gunnison for camping, hunting, fishing equipment and more. Hunting and fishing license. Gene Taylors Sporting Goods
GR8MEMORIES WEBSITE DESIGN - Website design and digital studio Gr8Memories
GUNNISON CHAMBER OF COMERECE - Order your Gunnison Country Vacation planner here. Gunnison Chamber of Commerce
GUNNISON CRESTED BUTTE - Colorado – Pure & Simple. Official site of the Gunnison Country. Find lodging, dining, Gunnison airport flight information and more. Gunnison & Crested Butte
GUNNISON SHIPPING - You name it we ship it. Gear, Taxidermy, Game Meat and More! Gunnison Shipping
IM SILVER - Custom horse-hair Jewelry & Silversmith. Horsehair Jewelry by IM Silver features hair from your treasured horse, to create beautiful keepsakes. All horsehair jewelry is braided by Ivy McNulty. IM Silver fine Jewelry
OL' MINER STEAKHOUSE - Enjoy the best steak in the west! We are a family owned and operated, in business since 2005. We feature a casual, family dining experience, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with an upbeat, western atmosphere Ol Miner Steakhouse Gunnison Colorado
OPEN YOUR EYES GALLERY - Awesome photos of the Gunnison Valley by Alan Ivy. Open Your Eyes Gallery Gunnison
PIONEER GUEST CABINS - The Pioneer Guest Cabins are located inside the Gunnison National Forest but only 8 miles from downtown Crested Butte. Pioneer Guest Cabins, Crested Butte Colorado
ROCKY MOUNTAIN ANTLER CHEWS - Our products provide wholesome dog chews to give your dog hours of enjoyment. Rocky Mountain Antler Chews
TRADERS RENDEZVOUS - One of the most unique stores in the rocky mountain west. Traders Rendezvous Gunnison
WESTERN STATE COLORADO UNIVERSITY - Learning Elevated. Western State Colorado University
MAPQUEST - Find the best way to get from home to Gunnison, Colorado. Map Quest
WILDERNESS NET - Learn more about the West Elks and other wilderness areas. Wilderness Dot Net