Discover Aspen and the Elk Mountains of Colorado

Aspen Outfitting Company has been
providing the finest Outdoor Adventures since 1969.

Let us be your guide to the great outdoors!

Fly Fishing Excursions | ~ 5 Min From Aspen Fly Fishing On The Roaring Fork River & Beyond


Whether you are a beginner or expert, the Aspen area’s famous ‘Gold Medal’ designated rivers hold something special for people of all ages and abilities. 

Aspen Outfitting Company offers guided trips daily throughout the entire year. We are proud to offer the most knowledgeable and attentive guides in the area, who have an intimate understanding of our beautiful local streams. Whether wading or floating, our expert and friendly guides will provide a fly fishing experience long to be remembered.

Experience "Gold Medal"
Water near Aspen, CO

Guided Fly Fishing

Running 70 miles from Independence Pass to Glenwood Springs, the Roaring Fork River offers some of the finest fly fishing in North America. Regardless of your experience level, our thoughtful and attentive guides will ensure you have a memorable day on the river.

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Private Water Fly Fishing

For a truly pristine and secluded experience, Aspen Outfitting Company maintains several exclusive leases and access to private water on the Roaring Fork River. Located just 10 minutes from downtown Aspen, our privately maintained trout habitat offers a truly unparalleled Colorado fishing adventure.

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A wonderful adventure for all ages.

Gold Medal Water in the Heart of the Rockies

Roaring Fork River
Float Trips

Guided float trips (Spring, Summer and Fall only) can provide a truly spectacular day of fishing! Advanced anglers will enjoy access to hard to reach sections of the Roaring Fork River that can only be accessed by boat.

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Gunnison River Float Trip

The Gunnison River is recognized as one of the most renowned fisheries in North America. Floating the Gunnison is one of the most productive fishing trips in all of Colorado.

In addition to sensational fishing, anglers will find that the awe-inspiring views, abundant wildlife and adventurous white water make for a truly unparalleled multi-day fishing experience!

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Spectacular Fishery in a National Conservation Area

Winter Fly-fishing? Yes indeed, and you'll love it!

Winter Fly Fishing

During the winter months, Aspen’s Gold Medal fisheries continue to offer amazing high quality fishing entirely unique to this region. Lower water levels, less angler pressure, and hungry trout make for an experience not to be missed.

Are your legs tired from skiing, or is the snow not what you expected? Take a break from the slopes and enjoy some of the finest fly fishing Colorado has to offer.

Try the locals favorite – The Double Header – ski in the morning and fish a half a day in the afternoon.

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Rafting Excursions | ~15 Minutes From Aspen Whitewater Rafting


Equally great for kids and adults.

The Aspen area boasts some of the best whitewater in all of Colorado! Aspen Outfitting Company offers half-day and full-day excursions for people of all abilities. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing scenic trip, or an adrenaline fueled adventure, we can find the right trip for you. Later in the season, try a calm, relaxing float on a Standup Paddleboard through wilderness preserves just minutes from downtown Aspen!

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Target Shooting | ~15 Minutes From Aspen Shotgun Clay And Pistol Target Shooting

Our private shooting facility is located just 15 scenic miles from our shop in downtown Aspen.

Learn To Shoot - It's A Blast!

Aspen Outfitting Company is an NSCA Certified shooting school, offering clay target and tactical pistol shooting activities for individuals of ALL experience levels. Jokingly known as “golf with guns,” clay target shooting is quickly becoming a popular option for our guests. At Aspen Outfitting Company, we take great pride in introducing hundreds of people to this engaging and entertaining sport each year. Whether you are a complete beginner or an accomplished shooter, our main priorities are always to promote a healthy respect for firearms and to emphasize the practice of safe gun handling at all times.

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Shooting Excursions | ~90 Minutes From Aspen Upland Bird Hunting


Aspen Outfitting Company offers both wild and released bird hunts for pheasant and partridge. Aspen Outfitting Company is proud to offer these traditional outings from September through March. Spend a full day in the field with a knowledgeable and attentive guide, a pair of elegant hunting dogs, and your closest friends and family. Clay target shooting is available for warm up before starting your hunting day.

Transportation is provided for the scenic hour and a half drive from Aspen, situated on over 28,000 acres of the most ideal upland bird habitat imaginable. 

A fantastic getaway for a different vacation experience.

There are approximately a dozen separate hunting areas that assure a challenging and exciting shooting experience. Vegetated with excellent cover, the habitat is characterized by deep canyons, rocky draws, open meadows and wooded river bottoms.

Guests also have the opportunity to take advantage of beautiful on-site accommodations and the ultimate in gourmet “country” meals in a truly first class lodge for up to six individuals.

Other amenities include clay target shooting at a challenging five stand layout and fly-fishing for rainbow and cutthroat trout on private streams. Contact the Aspen Outfitting Company shop for hunts tailored to meet your needs.

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Horseback Excursions | ~20 Minutes From Aspen Guided Horseback Riding in the White River National Forest.


There is no better way to explore the surrounding mountains in their summer glory than a guided horseback ride with our professional wranglers. Guests of all experience levels enjoy a scenic ride along the creek, through the peaceful aspen tree groves and up to a panoramic lookout. Being on horseback provides a unique perspective to witness the magnificent Elk Mountains.

Experience The Elk Mountains on Horseback

Our rides are private outings, and we will customize to your wishes. Schedule a ride for your family, and we have horses and saddles that are perfect for the kids. Looking for a group activity? Riding horses can be a great team-building exercise. A romantic ride for two can be a wonderful way to pop the question!

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