Avalanche Outfitters at Redstone Stables


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Mountain sunset over Avalanche Outfitters at Redstone Stables in Redstone, Colorado.
In Redstone Colorado -- The Ruby of the Rockies -- Avalanche Outfitters Stables -- a Western Horseback Riding Destination -- Back Country Trail Rides, Overnight Pack Trips, Guided Hunts, Horse-Drawn Carriage Dinner Rides.

Summer Horse Rides | Horse-Drawn Carriage Dinner Ride | Winter Sleigh Rides | Overnight Pack Trips, Guided and Drop Camp Hunts

A Classic Western Experience with Hourly Trail Rides, Overnight Pack Trips and Horse-Drawn Carriage Dinner Ride

AVALANCHE OUTFITTERS at REDSTONE STABLES offers custom private: horseback rides, summer horse-drawn carriage rides, winter sleigh rides, pack trips and hunting trips in the Back Country surrounding Redstone, CO in White River National Forest and Maroon Bells Wilderness Area.

Let our knowledgeable guides and experienced horses show you the Colorado landscape like never before.

Horses lined up at stable at Avalanche Outfitters at Redstone Stables in Redstone, Colorado.
Redstone Stables' Horses are Gentle -- We Will Fit Your Experience and Comfort Level For Your Back Country Colorado Trail Ride
Horseback riders on trail crossing stream with Avalanche Outfitters at Redstone Stables in Redstone, Colorado.
Avalanche Outfitters Excursions -- From One Hour to One Week -- From an easy Stroll to Challenging Terrain -- in White River National Forest


Our outfit is open May through October with several trail ride options: from one hour ranch rides to all day excursions with a lunch in Colorado's Back Country. Our 1 and 2 hour rides are an easier stroll through the mountains, while our 3, 4, 6, and 8 hour rides include a little more challenging terrain and get you deeper into the Back Country. We make sure our horses and the ride fit Your Experience and Comfort level. We will share our knowledge of local wildlife, flora, fauna as well as the history of Redstone, CO and the Coal Basin Area.

Our rides are custom tailored to fit you and your group only; no mixing of groups with us. You get a private ride to yourself; we are the only ones in the Eagle, Vail, Aspen, Roaring Fork and Crystal River Valleys.

Facebook Review: The staff is amazing! This was my first time riding; the horse was gentle, and our guide was incredible! He took us all around, took pictures and told us about the area! I would 100% go back there again! Thank you for an amazing day . . . We totally love it, the guides were friendly and the views are AMAZING such an authentic feeling, you are in an adventure, it was totally worth it, a ride to remember. . . Fun time with family this day.


NEW FOR 2022! Avalanche Outfitters has teamed up with Slow Groovin BBQ of Marble, CO and Pair A Dice Carriages of Aspen, CO to bring you the dinner experience you have been waiting for! Start your evening with a Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride to our mountain meadow where you'll be greeted by a campfire, and serenaded by our meandering creek. Enjoy a classic Colorado dinner by Slow Groovin BBQ. Available: June through August on Sunday and Monday nights. Two seatings: 5PM and 7PM for up to 20 people.

This is the dinner Experience you’ll be braggin about back home. Private Parties available by special request; please call.


Enjoy an afternoon or evening horse-drawn sleigh ride from the Historic Redstone Inn along Main Street. This magical ride allows you to cuddle close to keep warm as you enjoy this winter wonderland ride through the snow. Tour the Historic Village of Redstone, with a team of horses taking you along.


Overnight Pack trips with a 2 night minimum are offered in the Avalanche Creek Drainage in July and August. Ride horses along Avalanche Creek to one of our Montana style wall tent camps. Pack trips include horse transportation, all meals, guides and fishing experiences. These overnight trips are tailored to your group and are fully customizable.

Avalanche Outfitters offers first-class fully guided and drop camp hunts for elk, bear, mule deer, bighorn sheep, and mountain goats. In White River National Forest and Maroon Bells Wilderness Area (all roadless areas -- hiking and horseback only). All hunting camps are private. Fully Guided Hunts include guides, horseback pack in and out, camp, camp accessories, food and cook. Drop Camps include camp, camp accessories, horseback pack in and out, and game pack out. All camps are booked privately for your group and will be customized.

LOCATION: Avalanche Outfitters at Redstone Stables is just off the West Elk Loop Scenic Byway in northwestern Colorado nestled in the Crystal River Valley in Redstone, Colorado.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS to Avalanche Outfitters at Redstone Stables is between Glenwood Springs and Aspen, Colorado. From I-70 take exit 116 onto CO82 to Carbondale for 12 miles, turn south onto CO133 south for 16 miles, the stables will be on your right.

ADDRESS: 17843 Hwy 133, Redstone CO 81623

PHONE: 970-963-1144 -- For Current Rates and Availability; To Book Your Vacation: mention the Colorado Vacation Directory.




  • Groups Welcome: Club. Reunion. Weddings. Elopements. Youth group with adult leaders. Retreat.
  • Group Meeting Area: Outdoor area.
  • Maximum # of Day-Use Guests in Outdoor Open Picnic Area: 20
  • Your Host will Cater or Arrange Meals with Advance Arrangements: Yes


  • Open Dates For On-Site Activities: 5/1 to 12/31

Primarily Year Round Activities

  • Designated Scenic/Historic Byway: Along the scenic byway.

Primarily Summer Activities

  • Horseback Trail Rides (Guided): On site.
  • Horse Rides with a Wrangler (Open Range): On site.


  • Hunting in Area: On site.
  • Guided Hunts: Yes.
  • Drop Camps: Yes.
  • Rifle Hunting Season: Yes.
  • Archery Hunting Season: Yes.
  • Muzzle Loading Hunting Season: Yes.
  • Deer Hunting: Yes.
  • Elk Hunting: Yes.
  • Bighorn Sheep Hunting: Yes.
  • Mountain Goat Hunting: Yes.
  • Colorado Hunting Units/Areas: 43

Winter Activities

  • Sleigh Rides: On site.

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