WANTED: Pack Camp Cook and Driver

An immediate opportunity to join the Black Mountain Ranch crew. You’ll be in charge of running our overnight pack camp trips, cooking dinner and breakfast for approx 20 people 2 nights a week. You’ll also drive our guests to the Steamboat Springs Rodeo on Friday nights and do guest pick ups and drop offs in […]

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Colorado Wildlife Worth Watching – Creating Authentic Vacation Memories

You’ll know that you’re experiencing a truly memorable, authentic vacation that you’ll be talking about for years when you spot some of the wildlife for which Colorado is renowned. We have many types of wildlife here in Colorado – everything from the tiny, striped chipmunks that are always on the lookout for crumbs to the elusive lynx. While […]

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Horse Riding From the Ground Up

Whoa, partner! There’s nothing better than horseback riding, but let’s gain some confidence in handling that horse before you mount up. There are some things to understand about horses that will make both of you feel happier and more secure. Horses are prey animals with a strong urge to flee from potential danger, so one […]

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Horse Riding Requires a Smart Look…and Smell!

Horse riding at Black Mountain Colorado Dude Ranch is an experience that attracts visitors from every demographic. There is just something pristine, exciting and invigorating about mounting and assuming command of a strong, magnificent creature that attracts a diverse crowd. The two-legged kind of riders our horses enjoy; however, there are other “riders” they don’t enjoy […]

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