Fully Guided Base Camp Hunts

All the conveniences of home in a wilderness setting. Guided hunts will access the hunting permit by vehicle, ATV, and foot. 7 day packages include arrival and departure days and 5 full days of hunting. These guided hunts are available on a limited basis. 7 Day packages include Guide, Lodging in our comfortable base camp, Meals, Transportation to the hunting area from camp, and game packing. Meals are served homestyle with hearty helpings of good energy for the days hunt. Your guide will take care of you in the field as well as taking care of packing your game to the main camp where we can take it to the processor or taxidermist if you choose. These hunts are conducted on my National Forest / BLM permit area.  This area holds a good population of resident elk and is adjacent to Trophy Unit (GMU) 61. We hunt in a manner that they stay in the area and are not blown out. If you are able to draw a deer tag you should consider concentrating on hunting the Trophy Bucks that frequent this area. A combination hunt is available if you would like to hunt Elk and Mule Deer.

* All deer tags in Colorado are by draw only.

* You should include tips in your hunting budget for your guide (or packer), and cook. The customary tip is 10% – 15% of the price of your hunt. If you have questions about this please give me a call or talk to me at camp – Eric

 Elk Rifle and Archery tags are still available over the counter even after the draw in April.

Please call for details about our Fall Mountain Lion hunts. These start in November and run until the unit quota is met. We have 3 hunts available each year @ $5,000.00 Now Booking for 2022.

If you plan on hunting next year please call well ahead of time to reserve a spot. 

Thanks – Eric

Season Dates are listed on the Licenses Page

Fully Guided Rifle Hunts / Base Camp

  • 7 Day – 1st Season (Draw) Elk Only Season– 2×1    $4,400     22 Full – Now booking for 2023.  

  • 7 Day – 2nd Season Elk or Deer Hunt – 2×1   $4,400      Full – now booking for 2023 

  • 3rd Season Elk or Deer Hunt – 2×1    $4,400      Full – now booking for 2023.

  • 7 Day Trophy Elk or Deer Hunt – 1×1    $5,200 

    Full -now booking for 2023

  • 7 Day Elk and Deer Combination Hunt – 1×2      $5,200  

    Full – now booking for 2023

  • 7 Day – 2nd & 3rd Season Trophy Elk and Deer Combination Hunt – 1×1    $6,300  

    Full – now booking for 2023

* Drawing deadline is the first week of April for elk and mule deer licenses – limited number of landowner Deer vouchers. Please call for Price and Availability.

Weight Restrictions:

 There is no gear limit for Base Camp hunts.

65 lb. gear limit for drop camps.


Fully Guided Black Powder / Base Camp hunts

  • 7 Day Elk or Deer 2×1

  • $3,500  Full – Now booking for 2024

  • 7 Day Elk or Deer 1×1               
  • $4,000  Full – Now booking for 2024

 * All Muzzle loading seasons are in September. Muzzleloader hunts are by special permit, which you must apply for by the first week of April to be eligible. We hunt map unit 62 which requires 2-3 points to draw an Elk tag, and 3-4 for a Mule Deer. You may draw a cow tag with no points.

Fully Guided Archery / Base Camp Hunts

  • 2×1 Guide Ratio 7 Day Package Deer or Elk       $3,500   

  • Filling up fast

  • 1×1 Guide Ratio 7 Day Package Deer or Elk        $4,000  

    Filling up fast.

* All guided hunts include meals, lodging, guide, game packing, and transportation of meat to processor and taxidermist if desired. We will pick you up in town and get you to and from camp if you fly into the Montrose Airport (MTJ).

Private Land Guided Mule Deer Hunt / Unit 62 – Guaranteed Tag!!!

For the Last few years I have been offering a private land mule deer hunt. This hunt includes a landowner voucher for a guaranteed tag, no need to draw. You can use these and still keep and apply for your preference points. We have had 100% opportunity and success on this hunt so far. You will be hunting on or near agricultural areas that attract the local deer. Some deer will also be moving in to the private areas due to pressure on the Forest and BLM adjacent to these properties. You will be responsible for your meals, lodging, and transportation to the hunt area daily. We are only 10 minutes from Montrose, CO. This is a morning and evening hunt with the middle of the day to rest or enjoy some local sights or even do some trout fishing. Call if you are interested. There are a limited number of tags and these sell quick.

  • Mule Deer 2nd season 5 day hunt        $5,700 Full / Now booking for 2023

  • Mule Deer 3rd season 5 day hunt         $6,700 (if vouchers are available) Full / Now booking for 2023

* Reservations are secured when a deposit (50% of trip price) is received. Cancellations made more than thirty days in advance may be transferred to another trip within the year if available. The remaining 50% of the trip price is due 30 days prior to arrival. If you are booking a year or more in advance you can lock in on the current pricing. A $300.00 deposit is required for advance bookings with the balance of your deposit due January 10th of the year you are hunting. 

        Gratuities are not included in the listed hunt prices.

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