Sourdough at the 4UR Ranch!

May 9th, 2018 by 4URRanch

             During the off season this year, some of the 4UR kitchen staff spent time in the classroom. Chef Blake and Chef Liz spent a week in California at the San Francisco Baking Institute or SFBI.  Five days of their trip was spent at the SFBI’s Artisan II course where … Read More

The 4UR’s Efforts in Environmental Sustainability

April 10th, 2018 by 4URRanch

  Importance of Sustainability Sustainability at the 4UR Ranch is something we take seriously. We’re constantly looking for new ways we can reduce our footprint on our environment. The land and these resources are essential to preserve since it’s what makes this place so special for all of us. It provides us with all these … Read More

The 4UR Team Travels to Europe

February 28th, 2018 by 4URRanch

The 4UR Team Travels to Europe Early in the 2017 season some of the 4UR staff was pondering an adventurous way to spend the off-season.  Much thought was put into the scenery, the culture, and the history of their potential destination. Chef Blake Bond and Sous Chef Liz Wolfgang were essential in ensuring that the culinary … Read More

Laurie Klein Photography Workshop at the 4UR

May 11th, 2017 by insideout

Come to the beautiful 4UR Ranch for a spectacular photography workshop taught by nationally recognized professional photographer, Laurie Klein. This workshop will be include techniques for photographing models, horses, with the stunning San Juan Mountains as a backdrop. Besides photography, participants may enjoy all activities offered at 4UR Ranch, including fly fishing, natural hot springs, … Read More

Painting Workshops with Stephen Quiller

May 11th, 2017 by insideout

Stephen Quiller is an internationally award -winning master watercolorist who joins the 4UR Ranch each spring and fall for a week-long painting workshop that brings together artists from around the world. Workshop focuses vary between subjects like, plein air, intensive color and water media, casein and gauche. Artists of all abilities come to learn from … Read More

Love at the Ranch, Part II

February 16th, 2017 by 4URRanch

This Valentine’s Season at the 4UR Ranch leaves us thinking about some of the most recent couples that have fallen in love at the Ranch. Every year a new match seems to be made. This summer we will get two see two couples that met at the ranch celebrate their relationships with June weddings! Here … Read More

Ice Cutting and Nordic Skiing at the 4UR Ranch

January 28th, 2017 by 4URRanch

This past weekend was a busy one at the 4UR Ranch as we welcomed the San Juan Nordic Club for a Nordic skiing clinic and Humphrey’s Ranch hosted their annual Ice Cutting event. This year was the second annual Nordic ski clinic hosted at the 4UR in conjunction with the Rio Grande Headwaters Land Trust … Read More

Holiday Sweets from the 4UR Kitchen

December 20th, 2016 by 4URRanch

Cooking during the holiday season can be a daunting task so we asked our amazing 4UR kitchen Chefs, Wray, Blake, and Liz to share some of their favorite holiday sweets and advice for keeping the kitchen a stress free place this season. Chef Wray Warner says the best piece of entertaining advice he ever received … Read More

Sitting Back and Giving Thanks at the 4UR Ranch

November 8th, 2016 by 4URRanch

  Fall has arrived at the 4UR Ranch and, as the seasons change, the San Juan Mountains surrounding 4UR Ranch turn golden and become even more beautiful. With fall comes a time of reflection, a time to look back on the 2016 season and all of the things that made it great, and a time … Read More

A Visit from the Equine Dentist at 4UR Ranch

October 12th, 2016 by 4URRanch

At 4UR Ranch we just wrapped up our season with an annual visit from CEqD Troy Walck, an experienced Equine Dentist. Having an equine dentist come each year to work on the horses is something that plays into our values as a guest ranch. While the horses visit the vet very often the work of a … Read More

The Small Arts Town of Creede, Colorado

August 10th, 2016 by 4URRanch

We at the 4UR feel very grateful to be situated near a small arts town rich in history and culture. Creede, Colorado is home to several art galleries, a true repertory theatre and master watercolorist, Steve Quiller. The 4UR Ranch is surrounded by the stunning scenery of the San Juan Mountains. It is tucked in … Read More

Fantastic Family Fly Fishing at the 4UR Ranch

July 14th, 2016 by 4URRanch

The 4UR Ranch has been delighting fly fishing families for decades with its incredible Colorado fly fishing experience. With over 6.5 miles of private tail-water on Goose Creek and 1.5 miles of the Rio Grande River, 4UR has become one of the premier fly fishing destinations in the West – attracting both novice and experienced … Read More