Bear Basin Packtrips, LLC
473 County Road 271
Westcliffe, CO 81252
719-783-2519 (phone)
866-244-4691 (fax)
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Bear Basin Pack Trips, LLC

Guided hunts in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and the Wet Valley or on the private land of Bear Basin Ranch – Colo. Reg. #2226


A classic western adventure in a spectacular rugged wilderness setting, this unusual hunt offers the opportunity to see and with skill and luck, bag a large bull or buck away from roads and crowds.

Bear Basin Hunting trips take place within the Sangre De Cristo Wilderness Area, or on our 3,500 acre private ranch located in the heart of the Wet Mountains in south central Colorado (game areas 86 & 69). By a special use permit from the Forest Service, we reserve and hunt several drainage systems comprising more than twenty square miles of prime terrain on the migratory paths of the elk. Utilizing several camp locations, we move high or low depending upon weather conditions and the varying patterns of the herds. We primarily hunt rocky mountain elk and mule deer, but have in the past worked with our guests to put together custom packages for smaller game. We have hunted this area each year since 1976.

Each season we work with a small number of hunters, most of whom have hunted with us in past years or have found us by referral. Our carefully selected camps are limited to small groups. For guided hunts we offer round trip transportation from Colorado Springs or you can drive to our ranch, all meals from lunch on day one to lunch on the last day, and well equipped tent camps at USFS reserved sites. Our horses are experienced and gentle, and will be available for you to ride between the trailhead and the camps (we do not hunt from the horses). Pack stock for both game and personal equipment are also available to and from camp.

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