ROUGH CANYON OUTFITTERS offer Elk and Mule Deer hunts in Western Colorado. We have a variety of hunting options and camps to fit your needs. We go the extra mile to ensure a successful and enjoyable hunt.
We offer guided archery and rifle hunts for elk, moose, and mule deer in the backcountry of unit 421. These hunts are on public land, via special use permit, in the Grand Mesa National Forest. Our base camp is at 9500ft and is remote but still accessible via SXS and . Our tent camp accommodations are very comfortable and camp food is top notch. We have an extensive knowledge of the area that translates into successful hunts.
We also offer rifle hunts for elk and mule deer in unit 52 with nice lodging accommodations. These hunts are on private ranches and public land, under special use permit with the BLM. This area is 6000-8000ft in elevation and has resident elk as well as herds migrating through to their winter grounds. The mule deer bucks in this area are trophy quality as it is common for 140" to 170" bucks to be harvested, even on public land. These hunts are not physically demanding.
We are now offering rifle mule deer hunts in units 72/73 in an area known for amazing mule deer quality. These hunts will be on 2500+ acres of private property and we will target 150" to 170" deer with 180"+ possible.
We also offer archery and rifle DIY hunts in unit 071. We have a cabin or tent camp option, both included private property and remote access that is surrounded by non motorized National Forest. This is the perfect area for the DIY hunters who want more out of their hunt.