Tim Resch is a professional outfitter with 34 years of experience. He has lived and ridden the country outside of Estes Park, CO since 1980. Tim started his career with the FWL Outfitter & Guide School in Montana where he graduated in 1988 with top honors and a high motivation and devotion to be the best. After graduation he started his own business, Silverado Outfitters LLC, in the San Juan Mountains, pulling pack strings between Durango, Silverton, and Telluride. From 1991 till 1998 Tim was the supervisor of a successful 70-horse operation that included carriage rides, sleigh rides, pack trips and hunting camps. In 1998 Tim started his next business, Estes Park Outfitters Inc, a big game hunting operation, which he still successfully runs today. He also provides private horseback and snow cat tours and remote backcountry lodging.
Tim was also one of three U.S. Government Licensed Animal Packers, hired by Rocky Mountain National Park every summer, since 1997, to pack needed supplies into remote wilderness areas using up to a 18-mule pack string. He combines his extensive skills, learned over many years of packing, outfitting, and guiding, with his utmost attention to safety for his livestock, wranglers, and equipment. His love for the outdoors and appreciation for nature and wildlife shows in the everyday practice of his backcountry ethics.
Articles written by Tim Resch:
The Makings of a Mountain Man