Shooting sports at Gateway Canyons

Gateway Canyons Resort News

Rekindle The Great American West With Our Evolution Of The Weapon Experience

GATEWAY, Colo. – Oct. 2, 2014 – Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa – a luxurious world-class destination in the heart of the American West – is thrilled to debut the EVOLUTION OF THE WEAPON – a fully immersive experience providing guests with access to more than 150 years of weaponry native to the Unaweep Valley region. Priced at $125*/per person, sharp-shooting participants travel back in time to gain firsthand experience with Native American munitions – including a tomahawk, throwing knives and authentic longbow, to utilizing more advanced weapons – such as black-powder firearms, magazine-fed semi-automatic pistols and a fully-functional Gatling gun, to name a few.

$125/PER PERSON* Tomahawk

  • Throwing Knives
  • Long Bow
  • Hawking 50 Caliber Rifle
  • Navy 1851 44 Caliber Pistol
  • 410 “Stagecoach” Shotgun
  • Sharps 45-70 Caliber Rifle
  • Ruger Single 6 .357
  • Lever Action 30/30
  • 12 Gauge Shotgun
  • 308 Rifle
  • Double Action 38 Pistol
  • Colt 1911
  • 7 MM Browning Rifle
  • Gatling Gun

Situated at the convergence of five majestic canyons, Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa – created by Discovery Channel founder John Hendricks, invites sportsmen and historians alike to relive the rich history of the ancient peoples of the Fremont, Anasazi and Ute Native American tribes – to the gangs of cattle rustlers, gold miners and outlaws of Colorado’s colorful Wild West. In addition to the use of all weapons and ammunition, the EVOLUTION OF THE WEAPON experience includes transportation to and from Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa, as well as non-alcoholic drinks and light refreshments.

Boasting luxury accommodations and breathtaking views, Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa — part of the Noble House Hotels & Resorts collection — caters to the most discerning traveler with savory dining options at Entrada Restaurant, wellness-focused treatments at The Spa, private tours aboard luxury aircraft, privileged access to more than 100 years of automotive history at the Gateway Auto Museum and a variety of self-selected experiential activities offered through the on-site Adventure Center and Driven Experiences program.

With a philosophy that emphasizes “location, distinction and soul,” Noble House Hotels & Resorts reflects the importance of individuality. Identifying each property for its culture and appeal, Noble House is unwavering in its dedication to create and manage unique, quality properties that reflect and make profound contributions to their communities, staying true to the local history, culture and ambiance that defines each region.

For more information, call Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa at 1-866-671-4733 or visit Gateway Canyons is located at 43200 Hwy 141, Gateway, Colo. 81522.

Noble House Hotels & Resorts
Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd., has been a privately held company for more than 30 years, originally founded in 1979 by owner Patrick R. Colee. This Seattle, Wash. based corporation owns and manages an upscale portfolio of 17 distinct and visually captivating properties spanning the four coastal corners of America with the newly refurbished Kona Kai Resort & Marina and Riviera Palm Springs in Calif., Little Palm Island Resort & Spa in the Florida Keys, and The Edgewater in Seattle, Wash., and recently entered the international segment with the May 2014 acquisition of Belize Ocean Club & Resort, located on Maya Beach, Placencia, Belize. With a philosophy that emphasizes “location, distinction and soul,” Noble House Hotels & Resorts exemplifies individuality, dedicating itself to creating and managing exceptional properties that contribute to their communities, stay true to local history, culture and ambiance. For more information, visit or call Noble House Hotels & Resorts at 877.NOBLE.TRIP.

*Requires $500 minimum to book experience. No less than one-week notice.