This action-packed archery elk hunt takes place on over 40,000 private acres with acres to another 75,000 acres of National Forest in southwest Colorado. This part of Colorado in the San Juan Mountains is home to an abundance of elk and mule deer. Enjoy spectacular view from a beautiful 6,000 square foot lodge nestled on the shores of a 300 acre trout filled lake. The professional staff and chef will pamper you with exceptional service, gourmet meals, all while experiencing a quality hunt.
elk only $5,650
2×1 guided 5-day hunt.
Elk $619; Deer $350; habitat stamp $10. Each license can be purchased over the counter.
Easy: Farm or ranch hunts from stands or blinds. Substantial use of 4x4 pickups, UTVs. Most whitetail deer hunts.
Medium: These hunts are mostly conducted on private ranches. Species include mule deer, elk, antelope, some caribou and African plains game hunts. Moderate to light hiking each day in semi-mountainous terrain.
Hard: These hunts are a true wilderness experience and are usually conducted on horseback, hunting species such as elk, moose, bear, some mountain lion and African Cape buffalo. Difficult to extreme hiking and backpacking can be involved.
Difficult: All sheep hunts, goat, most grizzly and brown bear, some mountain lion and elephant. The terrain and/or animals can involve some dangerous situations. These hunts will probably require extreme physical endurance and some athletic ability.
$2,000. Couples are typically accommodated in local B&B.
Fly to Montrose where you’ll be met and transferred to the lodge.
Easy: Somewhat easy walking when it comes to physicality. Minimal walking or hiking and terrain is very accessible. Mostly hunting from blinds or tree stands.
Moderate: Physicality is somewhat moderate to advanced. Spot and stalk method of hunting as well as some hunting from blinds. Terrain can vary from prairies to mountains at higher elevations.
Difficult: Requires an advanced degree of physical endurance. Terrain is typically more mountainous and hunting can take place at higher elevation.
Extreme: Most difficult and physically demanding hunts. Requires advanced to extreme endurance and terrain or game pursued may involve dangerous situations.