Exciting Mountain Lion Hunting
Experience the thrill of chasing a big-game cat out in the wilderness. Ridge Runners Outfitting, LLC in Burns, Colorado, offers mountain lion hunting with the aid of locals and professionals guides who know the area like the back of their hands. We organize hunts both on private and public land, and go to great lengths to keep the population of the predators under control.
For this activity, we provide food and a place to stay during the whole hunt. Transportation to and from a bus station, train station, or airport in either Grand Junction, Colorado, or Eagle, Colorado.
Our guides will accompany you throughout your hunt. They are extremely skilled and are trained to deal with emergencies, including CPR. We provide two guides for every person in your hunting party.
Mountain lions live in remote, rugged, and high-altitude areas, so you will be in high elevations from 6,500 ft to 10,000ft. You will have to prepare yourself for long walks in rough terrain. We try to get as close to were the mountain lion is treed on a ATV if possible. We have use of ATV's, snowmobiles, trucks, and if we need horses!
Dogs are used to help us hunt mountain lions. We run roughly eight dogs at a time for these hunts. The guides will determine exactly how many dogs we release.
After the Hunt
Once a mountain lion is caught a guide will determine if the lion is a matuer adult lion and sex the cat if possible. Under the guideline of Colorado Wildlife Division, it is the hunters' responsibility to have the meat of hunted lions processed. You might be suprised at how good lion meat is!! It is also up to the hunters to check the lion in with the Colorado Wildlife Division, we are happy to assist with the check in of the lion.
An agreeable price of $4,500 covers the cost of the hunt. A 50% ($2,250) down payment is required before embarking on your hunting trip. Once this deposit is paid, we will send you a contract. The remainder of the cost is payable once you arrive for the hunt. We take cash or credit card!
Hunters cover the cost of their mountain lion tag and their travel expenses!
Under Colorado law to hunt in the state of Colorado you must have a Hunters Education Certificate if you were born after 01/01/1949. Colorado honors other states Hunters Education Certificate's.
You must be 12 years of age to hunt mountain lions in Colorado.
Colorado Resident Mountain Lion Tag costs $41 (is subject to change without notice)
Non Resident Mountain Lion Tag costs $351 (is subject to change without notice)
Contact us in Burns, Colorado, for an unforgettable mountain lion hunting experience.
Deposit and payment policy
A 50% ($2,250) down payment is required before embarking on your hunting trip. Once this deposit is paid, we will send you a contract. The remainder of the cost is payable once you arrive for the hunt. We take cash or credit card!