Altitude Defense

Pagosa Springs, Colorado

We encourage individuals to carry, but please do not
un-holster or uncase your firearm while in the store.

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Altitude Defense was created for the person who has always been curious about handguns & firearms but never took the time or was intimidated to walk into a gun store and not feel judged. Altitude Defense is also here for the gun owner who is always looking to add to their collection and to come improve their skill set.

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Join our highly sought-after concealed carry class, offered monthly for your convenience. Priced at $155.00 per person (cash discount offered for $140.00), this comprehensive training provides you with the essential knowledge and skills to confidently carry a concealed firearm. A deposit of $25 is required to hold your spot. (One rescheduled session will be allowed).

Rest assured, our classes are led by a highly professional instructor who possesses extensive law enforcement training and is officially certified by the Archuleta County Sheriff's Office as a Concealed Handgun (CH) Permit Course Provider. You can trust that you will receive the highest quality instruction from a knowledgeable expert. To acknowledge your investment in firearms safety, we offer a 10% cash discount on the purchase of a handgun to participants who complete this course.

This class is 6-8 hours in duration. It consists of classroom instruction at Altitude Defense. Following the classroom portion, students will travel to the Keyah Grande Shooting Facility, where they will engage in live-fire drills designed to allow them to demonstrate their ability to safely and accurately deploy their sidearm.

The next classes will be held on Saturday, AUGUST 5TH and SEPTEMBER 16TH! Call us at (970)946-7151 for more details, or come in today to secure your spot!

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Gun and Ammo sales

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Virtual Gun Training

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Cigar Humidor and Altitude Patio

If we don’t have it, we will do our best to find it.

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Worth Defending

Altitude Defense was designed for the person who has always been curious about handguns & firearms but always felt too intimidated to walk into a gun store without feeling judged.

Firearm Sales

We offer firearms from your favorite brands on the market. If there is a specific firearm you are looking for that is not in stock please talk to us first.

Virtual Training

With the Milo virtual gun simulator we offer over 1000 different situations with pistoland rifle training options. Read more about the Milo system on the training page

Ammo Sales

Altitude Defense offers ammunition for sale in a variety of calibers. If we don't carry the specific type or size of ammo you are looking for ask an associate and we can find it for you.

Conceal Carry Courses

Hands on conceal carry course in house with groups up to 10 people at a time. Contact us to learn more and to schedule your conceal carry course.

Clothing & Accessories

We offer clothing and firearm accessories from your favorite brands including Born Primitive, Grunt Style, Sticky Holster, Decibullz, Lady Conceal and more.

Cigars and Smoke Patio

In house cigar humidor with multiple available options. Come check out Altitude Patio to enjoy your cigar and unwind.