WELCOME TO RUGGED MOUNTAIN OUTFITTERS, LLC.
Veteran owned and operated outfitter servicing Southern Colorado. Contact us for big game hunting and a backcountry experience.
Authorized by special use permits to operate on Bureau of Land Management public lands in GMU 053, and private land leases.
Outfitter # OUT.0003461
Bonded and Insured
Mitch Vazquez, Owner
Mitch is a sixth-generation military member and was born in the upper Midwest state of North Dakota. His passion for the outdoors comes from his parents who were avid anglers and spent many days on the lake. Mitch, on the other hand, went to the extreme other side of the spectrum and began hunting in 1989. Since then, he has hunted across many states, and some countries, in pursuit of the world’s most iconic animals.
After 20 years of service in the US Army, he retired in 2020 and began to pursue a career that would allow him to incorporate his love of hunting. After receiving a degree in Wildlife Management, he became a licensed professional guide in the state of Wyoming and worked with an outfitter for several years.
After moving with his family to Colorado he decided to open his own outfitting business to share his knowledge of big game hunting and make a living doing what he loves. You will typically find him in the woods, walking a trail, or up on a ridge looking for that next great experience.
We offer fully guided 7-day hunts in GMU 85 and GMU 135. There are 5 days of hunting and 2 days for pack in and pack out.
Our hunts include Elk, Bear, Mule Deer, Turkey, Antelope, and Mountain Lion. There is a 2:1 ratio with guides and hunters. The prices below include the fully guided hunt, lodging in our comfortable wall tents, and all meals while hunting.
We would love to hear from you and answer any questions you have regarding our hunts.
Price Per Hunt
Elk – $4,500 (Add on bear hunt $2,000)
Mule Deer – $4,500
Antelope – $3,500
Mountain Lion – Call us for more information
Bear – $3,000
Turkey – $2,000
Give us a call or send us a message using the form below and we’ll be in touch.
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