A Family Business and More

We are a family business at the foot of the Rocky Mountains that employs local, skilled craftsmen and craftswomen.

Motivated by the natural beauty of Colorado, yet wanting to protect ourselves from the weather in a minimalist manor, we founded Colorado Teardrop Trailers in 2014.


This is after discovering we couldn’t rent a Teardrop Trailer in Colorado to try before we purchased one!

To purchase one, we were told it would be a 6 month wait!  So we built one for ourselves.  Based on the interest and appreciation for our personal Teardrop, we launched Colorado Teardrop Trailers.

Founded by the son of a British carpenter, Dean Wiltshire started building boats at a young age. With experience in designing and building furniture, cabinetry, and custom homes; the business focuses on building quality teardrop trailers.

With all his woodwork and building skills, Dean also has Computer Aided Design (CAD) and CNC Routing experience to provide quality at  the most cost affordable approach.

Dean is Father to David and Sarah.
David is our Production Manager and Sarah is our Office Manager.

News Articles

“Trading Raindrops for Teardrops”

September 26th, 2014 – Daily Camera Article

Wow, the Daily Camera ran this article initially in the Sunday Paper’s “Life and Art” section on the 26th, then published online on the 27th with this great video.


Product Review

October 6th, 2014  – A Colorado Hunter’s Life

Read the complete independent review from “A Colorado Hunter’s Life” and watch the youtube video:

Uncover Colorado publishes an article about us!

August 13, 2014 – Uncover Colorado

Uncover colorado, a Colorado travel blog has taken on our story with full enthusiasm. Check it out!

Media coverage

August 11, 2014

Our story was published on coloradocommunitymedia.com!

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August 7, 2014

Our press release was published to Yourhub.com!.

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Our first rental!

August 1st, 2014

Colorado Teardrop Trailers rents to their first customer.  “Our first customer called just after we signed and paid for our business insurance “, said Dean Wiltshire, owner of Colorado Teardrop Trailers.  Our customer was a pleased when we said, we could rent them a teardrop for the weekend.  They were heading up to South Park, Colorado for a 3 day music festival and heard it was going to rain!


Business Insurance is in place

July 31st, 2014

Jim of Long’s Insurance get’s Colorado Teardrop Trailers, LLC insurance to cover builds and rentals.  Speciality types of Insurance take a while to write.  Jim found us the right coverage when others weren’t interested or couldn’t find us coverage.  Thank you Jim.

Professional Photographer shoots Basecamp

July 24th, 2014

Our Professional Photographer, Lex of AQuinnPhotos provided excellent photos.  Her eye captured details of the teardrop trailers while emphasizing the natural beauty and vastness of our Colorado outdoors.   Here’s some samples of our “Basecamp” model.


Our fleet is forming

July 16, 2014

Logos on the side of our Rentals!  All of a sudden, web traffic increases to our site!


McGuckin Hardware Camping Expo

July 9, 2014

Colorado Teardrop Trailer displays the “Basecamp” model teardrop trailer at McGuckin Hardware Camping Expo, store center on Saturday July 9th.   Check them out on Facebook.