Colorado Backcountry Outfitters: Guided Hunts in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado
Colorado Backcountry Outfitters

Horse Pack Trips
into the scenic
San Juan Mountains
of Southwestern Colorado

Colorado Backcountry Outfitters
(previously Archery Unlimited)
Silverton, CO
(970) 765-0054 - Lic.# 3124

We would enjoy having you come hunting with us.
Couple with big bull

Colorado Backcountry Outfitters

offers a scenic hunt into the Southwestern Colorado Rocky Mountains. Hunters will enjoy being transported on horseback through the San Juan Mountains for a scenic ride full of beauty and abundant wildlife.

Our hunting area is located in Unit 74 and has abundant deer and elk. the bull to cow ratio in the area is excellent with many mature bulls giving us an excellent success rate in the past.

Offering Archery, Rifle, and Muzzleloader Hunts

We offer a variety of archery, muzzleloader and rifle hunts giving the hunter many options to choose from. Drop camps are highly recommended due to easy hunting within walking distance. Drop camps provide both dark spruce timber and open parks and are approximately 11,000+ in elevation. With landmarks abundant finding your way is very easy. We also offer deluxe one on one and fully guided hunts. Hunters will ride around 5-10 miles on horseback on one of our very experienced and gentle horses.

Big bull elk

DROP CAMP HUNT - $1,750 per week per person

Standard Drop Camp Service - $1,750 per week per person

Colorado Backcountry Outfitters will provide tents, camping equipment, rides in and out of camp, plus packing out of game (if game is located at campsite). Price does NOT include food and bedroll.

Deluxe Drop Camp Service - $2,750 per week per camp

In addition to the amenities of the Standard Drop Camp, Backcountry provides a camp helper for the preparation of meals and camp cleanup services for the week. There is an additional $1000.00 per campsite fee for a deluxe drop camp.



Fully Guided Hunt - $4,500 per week per person (2 person minimum)

Two hunters are provided a dedicated guide for both of them. Beyond guide services, hunters are also provided tents, camping equipment, meals and transportation by horse. Bedrolls are NOT included

Deluxe Guided Hunt - $5,500 per week per person

All the features and amenities as the Fully Guided hunt except each hunter is given a their own guide.


In all packages, game is packed out for free by CBO if the game is picked up at the campsite. If CBO picks up the game at a somewhere else along the trail, the cost to transport game is an additional $300. If CBO must exit the trail to get the game, the costs $300, plus $75 per hour that the packer is off trail.

Marshall Ledford with bull elk

2017 Non-resident Tags
Elk - $641 Deer - $386



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