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Wilder Storied Background

TAYLOR RIVER RANCH : A STORIED BACKGROUND, THE 1920’s-1940’s

History Snapshot –Wilder’s storied background from the 1920s to 1940s The land that makes up Wilder on the Taylor, located between Gunnison and Crested Butte, Colorado, has a well-earned ranching heritage that took root in 1893, when three young men filed claims for homesteads. A previous article, Taylor River Ranch : A Storied Background Dating …

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Fly Fishing Report

Wilder on the Taylor Fly Fishing Report: August

As we roll into August, here is the Wilder on the Taylor Fly Fishing Report. Low flows and high water temperatures are the rule for the entire state of Colorado. With a poor winter snowpack, little rain and hot temperatures many local rivers are too warm to fish during the afternoons and voluntary closures have …

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Clay Sabrowski Lands Grand Champion Awards at Cattlemen’s Days

Clay Sabrowski Lands Grand Champion Awards at Cattlemen’s Days

Clay Sabrowski Wilder on the Taylor couldn’t be prouder of Clay Sabrowski for his recent success at the Gunnison County Fair, part of the 118th annual Cattlemen’s Days held in Gunnison from July 6 – 15. Clay has been a familiar face at the ranch since the day he was born and is the 16-year-old …

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Vail Resorts

Vail Resorts Purchases Crested Butte Mountain Resort

On June 4, Vail Resorts purchased Crested Butte Mountain Resort. Vail Resorts, Inc. announced an agreement to purchase Triple Peaks, LLC, the parent company of Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) in Colorado, Okemo Mountain Resort in Vermont, and Mount Sunapee Resort in New Hampshire. Triple Peaks, LLC, owned by the Mueller family, purchased CBMR in 2004. After the …

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Wilder Storied Background

Taylor River Ranch : A Storied Background Dating Back 100 years

History Snapshot – Wilder’s early days The Taylor River Ranch that makes up what is today known as Wilder on the Taylor has a storied background. A book written by William R. Simon and published by Wilder in 2017 is filled with insights about the early settlers and changing economy in Gunnison County, Colorado, as …

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Elena Marquez

Chef Elena Marquez Announced as Wilder’s New Addition

Wilder on the Taylor is pleased to announce the addition of Chef Elena Marquez to the ranch’s team. Originally from Austin, Texas, Elena trained at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. Over the years, she has worked in a variety of hospitality outlets all over the world doing everything from cooking …

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Summer in Wilder on the Taylor

Wilder Welcomes Summer & Introduces Mountain Homesteads

Hints of summer are all around at Wilder on the TaylorCalves are becoming playful while still hanging tight to their moms at Wilder and in pastures up and down the Gunnison-Crested Butte Valley and trails for hiking and mountain biking are opening for amazing excursions. Summer Stays Owners are busy booking the four historic riverside cabins for summer …

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Spring is Glorious in the Mountains

Now that spring is officially here, life at Wilder on the Taylor and throughout the Gunnison-Crested Butte Valley hints at what is to come. Soon the pasque flowers and glacier lilies will appear, reminders of how a white, snowy landscape transforms into glorious shades of green and wildflower rainbows for summer. Wilder on the Taylor’s …

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fly-fishing

Longtime Crested Butte Locals Proud to Call Wilder Home

Keith Hegarty and Judy McGill-Hegarty have lived in the Gunnison-Crested Butte Valley since the 1980s, calling Gunnison, the town of Crested Butte, a ranch up Slate River Road on the outskirts of Crested Butte and even Hotchkiss across the mountain home for a time. However, they didn’t cross paths until almost 13 years ago when …

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wintertime at wilder on the taylor

Winter Wonder at Wilder on the Taylor

The heartbeat of the ranch is the Sabrowski family who have lived at Wilder for 20 years and raised their family here.  They manage the entire ranching operation at Wilder which includes the historic hay and cattle operations that have been the center point of the Taylor canyon for over 110 years.  They also provide a turn-key operation …

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