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High Country Capital Management is a fee-only independent registered investment advisor located in picturesque Montrose and Crested Butte, Colorado. HCCM serves the Colorado communities Crested Butte, Montrose, Telluride, Gunnison, Ridgway and Ouray as well as communities across the state and nation.

A Distinctive Approach to Wealth Management

Since 1995, HCCM has provided individuals, families, and institutions with unbiased, professional investment planning and advice. The firm is dedicated to helping clients achieve their financial and investment goals. We employ a disciplined, systematic investment approach that includes quarterly investment review meetings.  Learn more about our investment philosophy

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