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A Base Camp to Die For

A Base Camp to Die For

Life, Recreating, and Hunting in the Gunnison Basin has always been a truly historic event. The Gunnison Basin is comprised of 5 Big Game Units or “GMU’s” and boasts over 1,772,744 acres and more than 3,593 square miles of alpine hunting adventure.  The vast expanse...

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Brand of Excellence

Brand of Excellence

Brothers Dan and Michael Murphy, owners of M4 Ranch Group based in Lake City, Colorado, are leaving their mark—well, actually their brand—on Mountain West ranch real estate. “The Rocking M4 brand is way more than just a logo—it’s our family ranch brand,” Dan said. “It...

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Hunting in New Mexico – When Legacy Matters

Hunting in New Mexico – When Legacy Matters

Hunting New Mexico could be summed up as the Mecca of Giant Elk and is a dream for many hunters. As I studied the draw odds of New Mexico, I figured I’d choose a fairly easier draw for elk that is quite physically challenging in anticipation of a Grind of a hunt in...

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Bang For Your Buck

Bang For Your Buck

BANG FOR YOUR BUCK WITH HUNTING SEASON UPON US, THE “MEAT” OF THIS ARTICLE IS UNDERSTANDING BUYING VALUE IN A WESTERN RANCH. SIMPLY PUT, THE MOST IMPORTANT ISSUE I N BUYING A RANCH IS UNDERSTANDING WHAT YOUR GOAL S ARE AS A BUYER, AS A FAMILY AND AS AN INVESTOR (WHAT...

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Moving to the West

Moving to the West

In the aftermath of the Civil War, the admonition, “Go West, young man,” became the catchphrase of the time. In the aftermath of the COVID pandemic, young men, young women, young families, established families and retirees are now taking that time-tested advice to...

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Understanding Buying Western Ranches

Understanding Buying Western Ranches

Owning a western style ranch, chasing elk throughout the backyard, fishing nearby trout streams, and generally enjoying the freedom of the land is a dream that many Americans share. At M4 Ranch Group, we’re in the business of helping people turn those dreams into...

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Everything You Need to Know About Living Off the Grid

Everything You Need to Know About Living Off the Grid

The Earth is far more beautiful, bountiful, and giving than most will ever know. Even a small parcel of land can evolve into a reliable and renewable resource for food, water, shelter, and even power. Living off the grid like this and relying mainly on the land for...

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