Mountain Sky Ranch

Colorado Elite Alpacas for Sale

Deb & Wayne Dorband
901 S. CR 31
Berthoud, CO 80513
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Fiber/Scientific Data

5/29/201422.6, SD 4.2, CV 18.8%, > 30 4.7%
5/30/201321.9, SD 4.0, CV 18.4%, > 30 2.4%
6/8/201220.7, SD 4.3, CV 20.8%, > 30 1.5%, Medullated 5.0%, Mean Curve 48.3
6/15/201120.1, SD 4.2, CV 20.8%, > 30 1.1%, Medullated 2.2%, Mean Curve 51.5
6/17/201019.7, SD 4.2, CV 21.4%, > 30 1.2%, Medullated 2.1%, Mean Curve 47.6
5/15/200921.7, SD 4.2, CV 19.5%, > 30 2.0%, Medullated 1.9%, Mean Curve 36.2
5/8/200816.3, SD 3.4, CV 21.0%, > 30 0.4%, Medullated 0.7%, Mean Curve 44.0

Snowmass Bright StarsBred

Huacaya, Female (Bred), Proven | White

ARI# 31139472, D.O.B. 9/6/2007 (11 yrs) (Due Date: 10/5/2018), 3/4 Peruvian

Snowmass Chaccoyo 
| ARI# 850365  | Biege 

Snowmass Silver Star 
| ARI# 830286  | Med Silver Grey  |
Service Sire:
Snowmass Matrix 

Snowmass Matrix

Huacaya, Male, Proven, Beige
ARI# 850345 | DOB: 10/18/2003
Mountain Sky Ranch is excited to announce the purchase of Snowmass Matrix from Double "O" Good Alpacas.

Snowmass Matrix is truly one in a million. He is the finest fleeced, highest curvature son of Snowmass Quechua standing in the world. This amazing stud won Reserve Herdsire of the Year for both LIght and Dark in 2008 with only 11 entries! In 2009 he won the Dark Herdsire of the Year and Light Reserve Herdsire. And in 2010 he repeated as Dark Reserve Herdsire of the Year.

The Matrix gene...
| ARI# 850345  | Beige 

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Snowmass Bright Stars is a unique white female who's sired by Snowmass Chaccoyo, a most handsome son in line with CCNF Arch Angel, both sired by Snowmass Legacy Gold. Bright Stars dam, Snowmass Silver Star, is one of the best Silver Grey females produced by Snowmass Alpacas and is also the dam of Snowmass Enlightenment.

Bright Stars first cria is Snowmass Matrix Belvedere. Belvedere is a 15-time banner winner, 2 time Judge's Choice winner, and multiple blue ribbon winner. Belvedere has sired several champions of his own. More information regarding this outstanding male can be found at

Cria number two is Snowmass Matrix Perfection, banner winner and part of an unbeatable Produce of Dam pairing with brother Belvedere. Perfection was purchased by Snow Diamond Alpacas and has the distinction of being the dam of the 2017 National Show Best Bred & Owned male. She is the first dam used in Snow Diamond's ET program.

Next up is Mountain Sky's Perfect Ice, a multiple banner winner. Ice is sired by Snowmass Ice Man and owned by Alison Mnich.

Ice is followed by her full brother Mountain Sky's Ice Master. Ice Master is a nicely grown beige male with a dense fleece.

Fifth progeny is a female sired by NWA, LTD Predictor, Mountain Sky's Predictably Fine. She had her first cria in 2017, a very attractive male sired by Snowmass Leader of Legends.

Number six is Mountain Sky's Moondance, a female sired by Maple Brook Barnabus. Moondance had a good start to her show career but a health issue put a damper on the rest of her showing. She is now healthy and ready to be bred.

2016 brought another female, Mountain Sky Legend's Sweet Escape, sired by Snowmass Leader of Legends. Escape is a lovely female who did well in the show ring. We plan on showing her as a yearling this year.

2017 was an exciting year for us as Bright Stars was once again bred to Matrix. The result is a female that is stunning. This young lady is solid in frame plus dense and uniform in fleece. We plan to debut her at the 2018 Great Western Alpaca Show.

Finally, Bright Stars is confirmed pregnant once again to Matrix, due early October 2018. As always, this will be a cria that is highly anticipated.


First Place, Produce of Dam, MOPACA, 2011
Third Place, fleece, CABA 2011
Fourth Place, fleece, Estes Park Wool Market 2011
First Place, Produce of Dam, Hi Plains Alpaca Show 2011
First Place, Produce of Dam, A-OK Blast Off 2012
Second Place, fleece, CABA 2012
First Place, Produce of Dam, Fall Fest 2012
Third Place, Produce of Dam, AOBA National Show 2013
Second Place, Produce of Dam, ABR Fall Festival 2017


alpaca for sale
ARI# 35371908   D.O.B. 9/21/2016 (1 yr)
Huacaya, Female| White
Sweet Escape is one of our first cria by Snowmass Leader of Legends and is everything we hoped he would produce. She has a wonderful dense fleece with...

Mountain Sky Ranch - Berthoud, CO


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ARI# 35435273   D.O.B. 9/22/2017 (Under 1 yr)
Huacaya, Female| Beige, Unproven
This spectacular female is a repeat of our very successful Matrix x Bright Stars cross. She is study framed with an incredibly fine fleece that is den...

Mountain Sky Ranch - Berthoud, CO


alpaca for sale
ARI# 32194579   D.O.B. 7/13/2013 (5 yrs)
Huacaya, Male| Beige, Unproven
Sire: Snowmass Ice Man
Dam: Snowmass Bright Stars

Mountain Sky Ranch - Berthoud, CO


alpaca for sale
ARI# 35248873   D.O.B. 9/21/2015 (2 yrs)
Huacaya, Female| White, Unproven
Mountain Sky's Moondance is a beautiful female sired by Maple Brook Barnabus. Many of her EPD values are in the top 5%. Moondance had a good start to ...

Mountain Sky Ranch - Berthoud, CO


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Sold @ 2015 Futurity
ARI# 32420630   D.O.B. 11/10/2011 (6 yrs)
Huacaya, Female| Light Fawn
Sire: Snowmass Ice Man_deleted_deleted_deleted
Dam: Snowmass Bright Stars
Service Sire: Snowmass Majestic
THANK YOU ALISON MNICH FOR YOUR PURCHASE OF ICE AT THE 2015 FUTURITY! When we purchased Snowmass Bright Stars in 2010, little did we know what the ...

Mountain Sky Ranch - Berthoud, CO


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ARI# 35053996   D.O.B. 8/12/2014 (4 yrs)
Huacaya, Female| White, Proven
Sire: NWA, LTD Predictor
Dam: Snowmass Bright Stars

Mountain Sky Ranch - Berthoud, CO


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ARI# 31778718   D.O.B. 9/28/2009 (8 yrs)
Huacaya, Male| Beige, 7/8 Peruvian, Proven
Mountain Sky Ranch is proud to present Snowmass Matrix Belvedere. Belvedere is a gorgeous beige male with incredible fleece. His fiber is ultra fin...

Mountain Sky Ranch - Berthoud, CO

Stud Fee:
Offering 4 Breedings Only

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Sold to Snow Diamond Alpacas! THANK YOU!
ARI# 31901376   D.O.B. 9/15/2010 (8 yrs)
Huacaya, Female| Beige, 7/8 Peruvian, Unproven
Perfection is simply perfect. A gorgeous beige with density, crimp and attitude, she is a youngster to pay attention to. She is a full sister to Snowm...

Mountain Sky Ranch - Berthoud, CO


Updated 4/11/2018