The immediate area surrounding the cabin is non-ATV; however approximately 10 miles away there are some ATV trails. In the Flat Tops Wilderness Area we are limited to … Hourglass camp is located at 10,600 ft. in elevation in the Flat Tops Wilderness Area of northwest Colorado, and 12 miles from the trailhead. The Flat Tops Wilderness lies within the Routt and White River National Forest and is one of the largest primitive areas in the Rocky Mountains. Elk Hunting in Colorado with us Semi-guided horse pack in tent camp hunt for bull or cow and deer for only $2495 Most of the outfitters in this region bring hunters into the draws that lead into Colorado’s Flat Tops Wilderness, GMU025 because it requires less time and effort. The base camp cabins are for hunters who enjoy the opportunity of getting into the Colorado wilderness to comfortably and economically hunt and fish from a cabin base camp. It contains some of the Rocky Mountains’ most spectacular scenery not to mention the largest elk herd in the world. And while its best known for elk, it produces quality mule deer bucks and bears as well. It had been an unusually warm rifle season in the Flat Tops Wilderness, and there was no change in the forecast. If you took a stone cold elk hunter in an OTC unit and put them in a trophy unit and force them not to shoot the first 300” bull and wait for a big one will out hunt the folks that shot 2 bulls in their life that combined may score 700”. The White River National Forest has the largest elk herd on EARTH and the Routt National Forest to the North is not far behind. Our drop camps are in the middle of Elk Country, if the elk are talking when you are there, you will hear them from camp. I've hunted the Flat Tops (units 25,26) four times during gun season with no success, but will probably be going back again for the archery opener this fall. I plan on going out a month or two early to scout some. I had been off the mountain for less than 24 hours and was headed back up for a second season elk/mule-deer hunt. At the edge of the Famous Flat Tops Wilderness Area, nestled deep in the heart of the White River National Forest of Colorado you'll find your hunting passion for deer and elk. We have custom hunting maps of the area with the elk overlays for sale. In 1995, I went on my first elk hunt and have been blessed to hunt in many wild places since. The problem is people don’t understand the difficulty in taking care of stock in the mountains. Day guiding is available in GMU 24 which is good during all rifle seasons and also GMU 12 either sex archery elk season. Our unit, 25, is one of the few Flat Top units that still offers OTC archery bull and cow tags. We back packed in for a 5 day hunt and killed the bull the last morning a 1/2 mile from camp and just up the valley. An Equal Opportunity Provider. ... Elk Camp, What Elk Camp is all about, Good Times and Great Friends - Duration: 8:38. tracknthetrail 150,846 views. Petersen’s Bowhunting Editor Christian Berg is a passionate bowhunter and award-winning journalist who spent 14 years honing his craft at daily newspapers before joining Outdoor Sportsman Group in 2008. First, a horse needs 25lbs of good grass a day and a couple lbs of grain. Elk hunting is the main attraction in the Flat Tops Wilderness and White River National Forest but contact us to discuss bear, moose or mule deer hunts. The Flat Tops Wilderness – Home to an Elk Herd of 39,000 Our secluded hunting cabin is surrounded on three sides by the Routt National Forest, approximately 2 miles from the Flat Tops Wilderness. We hunt all three of the Marvine Drainages, east, main and west, at camp locations ranging from 4 to 8 miles in from the campground, elevations from 9,000 to 10,300 feet. This area has the largest elk herd in the world with a cow to bull ratio … During his tenure at Bowhunting, Christian has chased game from New York to New Zealand and worked to enhance the brand’s reputation as “The Modern Bowhunting Authority” by providing practical information such as details on the latest bowhunting gear, technical equipment tests, no-nonsense field reviews and proven bowhunting tactics from the sport’s leading experts. Wild Skies’ Flat Tops cabin is located in Game Management Unit (GMU)12 in Colorado’s Routt National Forest on the northern end of the Flat Tops Wilderness where the Routt National Forest abuts the White River National Forest and just 2.5 miles from GMU 231 (OTC archery elk) . unit 25 drop camp trip I hunted unit 25 in the flat tops in 2008, it was my first CO wilderness hunt. All camps are in the Flattop Wilderness, GMU 24. No motorized transportation is allowed in wilderness areas. 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