Rustic Roots

campfire jamming camp

August 6-12, 2018

Everson Ranch,

Moffat, Colorado

Super close access to:

Valley View Hot Springs (access in small groups)

Joyful Journey Hot Springs

Hike to Bat Cave

Nearby Towns: Crestone / Sagauche

Great Sand Dunes National Park

Nearby 14ers: Shavano, Antero, Crestone Peak, Crestone Needle, Princeton, Tabeguache, Humboldt, Kit Carson, Challenger Point and more!

The Everson Ranch is part of the Orient Land Trust, a nonprofit land trust dedicated to the preservation of Valley View Hot Springs and its viewshed including natural and biologic resources, agricultural lands, wildlife habitat, open space, and historic and geologic features of the northern San Luis Valley for the education and enjoyment of current and future generations.


The Everson Ranch is a scenic 3 and 1/2 hours from Denver International Airport.  

The addresss is 64393 County Road GG, Moffat, CO 81143.

Recommended route from Denver area is 285 South.  Follow 285 South to CO-17 (sign for Joyful Journey Hot Springs).  Take the exit for County Road GG.  Turn right at County Road 61 and enter the first driveway on the left.


Closest Ice: Villa Grove Trade

Recommended to buy Groceries before you reach camp!

Closest 'Groceries" are in Sagauche

Closest real grocery store: Safeway in Salida

Closest "good" (and on the way) grocery store: City Market in Buena Vista

Recommended grocery store: Any King Soopers in Denver/Boulder/Golden

Closest Dispensary: Moffat.  Also available everywhere, everywhere.  

(Make sure they sell 'recreational' not just 'medical)

Liquor and beer best to buy before arriving in San Luis Valley, but there are liquor stores in Sagauche, Poncha Springs, Salida, Buena Vista... our fav is Hazel's in Boulder

Camp stove fuel from REI Denver, REI Boulder, Neptune Mountaineering in Boulder

New Location: Everson Ranch, Moffat Colorado.