Hipcamp host Nancy W.
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**This is a 21+ only Hipcamp, no kids allowed.**

30 foot yurt at the base of Round Mountain with stunning views in all directions. Just 10 miles from Crested Butte and endless recreating available or quiet solitude on the farm. No need to bring bottled water since we have excellent well water. You can fill your water bottle up here!

Lodging provided
Yurt
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Hike in
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
No pets
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
Have a question? Send Nancy a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Strict (30 Days)
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 15 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

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Guided tour

Round Mountain Institute

In an hour long tour see how the farm at the base of Round Mountain has evolved since 1992. ...Read more

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

Crested Butte is a huge mountain biking epicenter!

Boating

The Blue Mesa Reservoir, which is the largest body of water in Colorado, is just 30 minutes from the farm.

Fishing

There are many fishing options in various mountain lakes and rivers within 15 to 30 minutes from the farm.

Hiking

Hiking is available on the farm and endless trails in the area. Crested Butte is the Wildflower Capital of Colorado!

Horseback riding

There are a few outfitters in the valley that provide horseback riding.

Paddling

There are multiple paddling options in the Gunnison Valley.

Wind sports

There is a great spot at the Blue Mesa Reservoir for wind sports.

Climbing

There a many places to climb and boulder around Crested Butte.

Snow sports

There is an amazing ski area in Mt. Crested Butte and the Crested Butte Nordic Center is top notch. There are endless options f...Read more

Swimming

If you like really cold water you’ll love jumping into high mountain lakes!

Whitewater paddling

There is plenty of white water to be had in the Gunnison Valley!

Wildlife watching

As long as your eyes are open you will see wildlife on the farm and in the surrounding mountains.

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Glamping at Round Mountain in Colorado.

Forest

You can hike into forests all around the Crested Butte area.

Mountainous

The farm sits at the Base of Round Mountain and you’ll see numerous higher mountains all around that you can access with a four...Read more

Prairie, meadow, or plain

There is a 20 acre hay field outside the yurt.

River, stream or creek

There is a seasonal stream that flows next to the yurt.

Swimming hole

There is a seasonal pond filled with the East River’s cool mountain water.

Farm

The farm is off the grid with solar and wind power for the yurt, straw bale house and year-round greenhouse.

Driveway

The driveway is gravel, flat and 1/4 mile long.

The vibe at Glamping at Round Mountain

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Hipcamper Kelsey

Picturesque getaway with hot tub

Kelsey L.
recommends this listing.
July 12th, 2019

Nancy’s yurt was an experience I’ll be coming back to Colorado for! Where do I begin? Obviously, the fire-heated hot tub that Jim prepared for us, nestled in a small alcove of trees next to a stream! It was perfectly heated and quickly became our favorite post-hike recovery. Speaking of hikes, the hosts also carved out a trail in the mountainside behind their house, which became our favorite sunset viewing location. The yurt itself was perfect for all of our needs, feeling like a more luxurious version of camping, complete with indoor heating via a wood stove and/or the propane heater, an oven, a very comfortable bed, dishes and cookware, and a sink with large water supply. It was also neat getting to see how to live sustainably, and wow was Nancy’s greenhouse impressive! The location was prime for star gazing, and it was an short straight shot to downtown Crested Butte which had great restaurants and shopping. All around, this was the perfect rental for exploring all that Crested Butte and the mountains have to offer.

Hipcamper Nancy
Response from Nancy, the Host, on July 12th, 2019

Kelsey we are so happy you and Kristen enjoyed the yurt as much as we do! Can’t wait to see you back at Round Mountain Institute!!!

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Hipcamper Julianne

Highly recommend

Julianne J.
recommends this listing.
July 17th, 2019

Nancy and Jims property is one of most beautiful places we have ever been. The views are breathtaking, the air is fresh, and the hosts are lovely. The property is peaceful and off the grid, which is all we hoped to spend the weekend decompressing and escaping our city lives. They are also 10ish minutes from downtown Created Butte, Gunnison, and tons of hikes which was ideal. When we arrived, Nancy and Jim gave us a tour of the amazing property and showed us the basics. We also took a late night dip in the wood burning hot tub, where we got to relax and breathe in the mountain air before bed. It’s also worth noting that the the owners cat and dog are adorable and always gave us a warm welcome. If you have a sense of adventure and a love for nature, I would highly recommend staying here. We look forward to coming back next year! Thanks again!

Hipcamper Nancy
Response from Nancy, the Host, on July 20th, 2019

Juli it was great to see you at Round Mountain again. Thanks for bringing Grace and enjoying the yurt and farm. We’re so glad you appreciated the peace and quiet our property offers. We look forward to seeing you here again... and so do Samson and Wiley:)

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Hipcamper Aundrea

Easy, peaceful, clean and fun!

Aundrea D.
recommends this listing.
August 29th, 2019

Nancy's yurt and entire property was a phenomenal place to stay! We were so impressed by not only the "off the grid" property powered by solar panels and a wind mill, but the thoughtfulness and attention to detail for every part of our stay. The directions to get there were incredibly helpful, Nancy greeted us when we arrived and had very helpful written instructions on how everything worked. The place was cozy, clean and even had hammocks, a firepit already filled with wood and a fire powered hot tub. Peaceful, relaxing and enjoyable stay! We highly recommend to everyone looking for a peaceful glamping site in the area!

Hipcamper Shauna

Yurt gem in crested butte

Shauna L.
recommends this listing.
September 3rd, 2019

This place is a gem right outside of Crested Butte town. Super comfortable and spacious yurt on Nancy and Jim's Farm. It has everything you need for a getaway including a wood-fired hot tub. Loved our stay at RMI, thank you Nancy and Jim for a wonderful stay!

Hipcamper Alicia
Alicia P.
recommends this listing.
September 3rd, 2019

Nancy and Jim were by far the best hosts I’ve ever had the pleasure of meeting! Not only was the hospitality great, the site itself is comparable to none.

Looking for an off the grid experience with some of the best Crested Butte has to offer just 10 miles up the road? This is the yurt for you. Not only is this yurt wonderfully isolated in the most beautiful setting, it is well maintained with a vast array of extra amenities! A wood fired hot tub in the back hangout niche of the yurt was started and heated up with just one single text to Jim whenever we wanted! There is a private trail on the property as well that can be hiked at any time. To add the cherry on top, the farm dog Sameson was always around to receive all of the lovins. Nancy and Jim are truly pioneers of the off the grid game in Crested Butte and to experience off the grid living is a pleasure here!

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Hipcamper chad
Chad H.
recommends this listing.
September 10th, 2019

Nancy and her husband Jim were awesome! The Yurt sits about 20 yards from their own home. There is plenty of privacy, a big fire pit, a grill, a wood fired hot tub, and plenty of wood for your stay. They were very kind people and very accommodating to my family and I. They were also very informative about off the grid living. I highly recommend staying at their yurt. Pretty views and very relaxing.

Hipcamper Nancy
Response from Nancy, the Host, on September 13th, 2019

Thanks for your kind words Chad. It was a pleasure hosting you.

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Hipcamper Ashley
Ashley M.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
September 11th, 2019

The Round Mountain Institute yurt is a try unique experience and very well decorated and kept. There is a fire hot tub in the back which I particularly enjoyed. Also the lovely feather bed. Nancy was a very attentive host and made sure to welcome me with open arms with great recommendations for food and activities in town.

Because the site is eco friendly, be prepared for the outhouse and separate bathroom. Very clean and fully operational, much nicer than every camping site I’ve been too, but not attached to the yurt.

Hipcamper Charlotte

Weekend getaway

Charlotte G.
recommends this listing.
September 15th, 2019

Nancy and Jim were lovely and very welcoming! It was great to get a tour upon first arrival and meeting the adorable Samson. The story of the farms upbringing is inspiring, and don’t get me started on how amazing that hot tub is! We are very thankful for this opportunity.

Charlotte and Avery

Hipcamper Steph M.
recommends this listing.
September 3rd, 2019
Property
Round Mountain Institute
State
Colorado
$150/night
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