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The History of Tenderfoot Outfitters
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
Tough Enough to Wear Pink?
 
Colorado Division of Wildlife

Colorado Parks
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Catch-A-Dream Foundation Page
Tenderfoot Catch-A-Dream
Tribute

 
For those we lost, We will not forget...09-11-01
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To see current air service into the Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport please use this link
 
 
West Elk Peak - West Elk Wilderness
 
OUTFITTERS:
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
GEAR WE USE AND RECOMMEND:
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
ORGANIZATIONS:
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
COWBOYS FOR CONSERVATION - Professional Bull Rider fans and Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation members; a classic combination to form Cowboys for Conservation. Cowboys for Conservation
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
LOCAL INFORMATION LINKS:
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
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
JUDSON FISHING & MAGIC FLY CO - Merne Judson is a renowned fly tyer who's patterns have been fished by two presidents, US Generals, an assortment of athletes, and the everyday casual fisher. Judson fishing and magic fly company
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
SAWTOOTH MOUNTAIN TAXIDERMY – “Keeping Your Memories Alive” Sawtooth Mountain Taxidermy
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
INFORMATION LINKS:
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
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