Creek, CO is nestled between the slopes of Pikes Peak and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.
J & D Outfitters has exclusive caretaker and hunting rights to over 10,000 acres
of private ranch land located in the Cripple Creek and Victor area. Our Cripple
Creek ranches continue to offer exceptional harvest opportunities on elk, mule deer,
turkey and bear. We will continue to pursue additional ranches that will provide
our clients excellent harvest opportunities on trophy quality animals. All or part
of this operation is conducted on Public Lands under special permit United States
Department of Agriculture, Forest Service - Pikes Peak Ranger District.
Our lodging in Cripple Creek is rustic but comfortable in heated wall tents or cabins
equipped with propane wall mounted lighting, wall unit heaters and rustic outdoor
plumbing. Every morning your hunt will begin when you step out the front door of
the tent or cabin, which is located in the heart of the hunting area. Meat processing
and taxidermy shops are located approximately 1 1/2 hours away. For those who are
successful early in their hunts, there are fishing, gambling, and historical sightseeing
Hunting Tactics... We only offer elk, deer, and bear combination rifle hunts
on this ranch. We hunt muzzleloader and 4 rifle seasons and allow only 16 - 18 hunters
per year. Tactics used during rifle seasons consist of cow talk, bugling, spot and
stalking, and stand hunting. These tactics will vary depending on the temperature,
elk movement and amount of snowfall.
This limited amount of hunting pressure and harvest, along proper wildlife management
techniques, will allow you excellent harvest opportunities on trophy bull elk and/or
The Ranch offers ideal habitat for all species. The habitat ranges from large lush
green meadows, nice long valleys with over 15 ponds, big stands of aspens, and many
large patches of dark timber. The elevation on the ranch ranges from 8,400 to about
10,800 feet. Transportation used during your hunt consists of 4-wheel drive trucks
to get you to and from the specific hunting areas.
The weather in the Rocky Mountains may change very quickly. Hunters should come
prepared for both warm and cold weather. In general, September temperatures are
mild and comfortable with little chance of snow.
On the other hand, October temperatures average around 40 degrees during the day
and November temperatures around 20 degrees. Snow is probable in both October and
Please call for pricing information.