Local Outdoor Activities
Black Canyon Anglers
Established in 1985, Black Canyon Anglers is the largest and most experienced fly fishing outfitter on the Gunnison River. We specialize in wilderness float fishing, walk-andwade fly fishing and classic whitewater rafting adventures. Black Canyon Anglers offers the only fishing lodge on the Gunnison River and we are located on a working farm. Knowledgeable guides, quality equipment and attention to detail are hallmarks of Black Canyon Angler.
Telluride Outside operates 5 exciting guide services: fly fishing, whitewater rafting, 4WD tours, SUP tours and snowmobile tours. Locally owned and operated since 1984, we conduct our trips with special attention to customer service, authenticity and quality. From the booking process all the way through your trip, you'll receive the support, care and enthusiasm you would expect from Telluride's most experienced outfitter.
RIGS Fly Shop provides premium Guided Fly Fishing Excursions, including Walk Wade, Float Fishing, and Wilderness Fishing Trips. Discover the magnificent rivers and creeks of this spectacular region of Colorado, including the Gunnison River, Gunnison Gorge/Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Uncompahgre River at Pa-Co-Chu-Puk, San Miguel River, Cimarron River, Lake Fork of the Gunnison River, and more. In addition, our fly shop offers a curated selection of top-quality fishing gear, tackle, and rentals, ensuring you have everything you need to enjoy the abundant fly fishing opportunities in Southwest Colorado.
Are you looking for other water activities to do with the family? We also offer hourly paddle sports rentals at Ridgway State Park daily in the summer. So join us at the water's edge for an afternoon or a few hours on a paddleboard or kayak and soak up the sun and the views!
Born from an Alaskan daydream in 1973, Mountain Trip is one of the world's outstanding mountain guide services. In addition to guiding expeditions on Denali and the other Seven Summits, we bring our skills and experience guiding the world's tallest peaks home to the San Juan Mountains. During the summer months, our excellent team of guides lead trips on both the Telluride and Ouray Via Ferratas, as well as rock climbing, peak ascents, and alpine trekking in surrounding areas. Mountain Trip is Telluride's only guide service accredited by the American Mountain Guiding Association.
San Juan Mountain Guides
San Juan Mountain Guides is the premier provider of Ouray Ice Climbing Courses and Private Guided Programs in both Colorado’s San Juan Mountains and Rocky Mountain National Park. We are The Local Experts, featuring guiding with exclusively IFMGA & AMGA Certified & Trained Guides.
Skyward Mountaineering is an inclusive mountain guide service run by Vince Anderson. Headquartered in the San Juan Mountains of Western Colorado we specialize in mountaineering, backcountry skiing, ice climbing, and rock climbing. All of our guides are IFMGA or AMGA certified, and will provide you with a customized experience tailored to your backcountry skills and goals. We have a proven track record of safely guiding difficult ascents.
Alpine Scenic Jeep Tours
Book a tour with Alpine Scenic 4x4 - Ouray's favorite off-road tour company! At Alpine, your safety and comfort are our top priorities while exploring the beautiful San Juan Mountains. Our tours are great for folks of all ages - you can even bring 'Fido' along for the ride!
You will re-imagine what jeeping can be when you melt into one of our custom Corbeau bucket seats - you won't find any bench seating on our tour trucks! Interested in a Private Tour for just you and your group? You'll ride in safety and comfort in one of our Jeep gladiators or wranglers. Our knowledgeable guides share pertinent information on historical sites, geological features, local wildlife, flora, and fauna on all of our tours. Whether you are looking to experience the Great Outdoors for all it has to offer - wildlife, flowers, and waterfalls - or would like a custom tailored tour that gets a bit more adventurous or focuses on your passion for photography - we have the tour for you!
Canyoning Colorado is the only guiding company in Colorado that specializes in guided Canyoning trips. We provide everything from Advanced trips for the seasoned Canyoneer to beginner trips the whole family can enjoy. We promise a day out Canyoning with us will be the best day of your trip to western Colorado.
San Juan Huts
We have devoted over thirty years to creating and perfecting destination hut-to-hut travel. If you are an independent and self-reliant outdoors enthusiast, we can plan, facilitate, and support your next wild journey through a variety of truly unique Southwestern terrain. We empower groups & individuals to travel lightweight, enjoy new landscapes and comfortably retreat to wild places.
Book with Tellurides and receive 10-20% OFF Rental Gear!