The only snowmobile touring company in Vail, Co

Snowmobile across the street from Vail Mountain

Why Vail Backcountry Tours?

A Track Record For Safety

Our knowledgeable guides keep you safe from pickup until drop-off.

The Best Terrain

Don’t waste time in a van when you can start your snowmobile tour just 5 minutes from the heart of Vail Village. Our expansive terrain has open meadows, daily groomed trails, winding single track and stunning views.

The Most Experience

Our guides have years of experience snowmobiling and navigating our terrain.

  • Awesome Our afternoon tours are a great way to give your legs a break while still enjoying the beauty of the... read more

    467rachaele
    12/10/2019

    Loved this adventure!!! Highly recommend. Best part of my Vail vacation was this adventure! Paul was an awesome tour guide and the views were incredible.... read more

    geetomo
    1/02/2021

    Awesome snowmobile tour We took the 2 hour tour with Drew and had an awesome time! Plenty of scenery, breaks to take... read more

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    tammy a
    12/28/2018
  • Family fun We enjoyed the beautiful views and lunch at a yurt halfway through. We went with our 5 year old and... read more

    363matthewy
    1/01/2020

    Nailed it! We did the lunch tour, Food and service were great. Nathan kept tract of everyone and we all felt very... read more

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    Luv2Travel42339
    1/07/2019

    Best part of our ski vacation This was the most PHENOMENAL tour we have ever been on! This is a must do when traveling to the... read more

    2thebeach76
    1/23/2021
  • Best Snowmobile Company!! Our guide Nathan was fabulous and took our family on an incredible adventure. We had our son and a... read more

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    Elizabeth P
    1/01/2019

    Epic Day Snowmobiling Paul made the trip- A total expert and fun to ride with. Be sure to ask him about white water... read more

    eddyh2021
    1/06/2021

    Safe and exciting Greg, our guide, was super chill and definitely enjoyed letting us open it up and have fun. He is... read more

    kattt5
    3/01/2021
  • Mark Boutin: Best Guide For this being my third time on a snowmobile tour, going in I had somewhat of an idea of what... read more

    329tannerw
    3/21/2021

    Great experience! We had such a blast today riding with Vail Backcountry Tours! We came from Denver and Fort Collins for our... read more

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    Amanda V
    12/29/2018

    Best way to enjoy a day off in the mountains Friendly staff; great guide; spectacular weather. They provide an opportunity to see beautiful Colorado mountains - and "run" the... read more

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    Elisabeth L
    2/01/2019
  • Best Snowmobile Tour in the World!! I booked a snowmobile tour with Vail Backcountry Tours and this company exceeded my expectations. Their number one priority is... read more

    YP001
    12/16/2020

    Kicks skiing out of the park!!!! We only experienced snowmobiling with Nathan, but we wouldn’t have had it any other way. We took a double snowmobile... read more

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    Sina M
    1/07/2019

    Snowmobile Tour We went in the 2 hour tour and had a fabulous time. Greg was our guide and he made sure... read more

    suerU7783KC
    1/28/2020
  • Amazing Tour I would love to do this tour another 20 times! Greg our tour guide was amazing!! Everything was easy even... read more

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    Jonathan O
    1/26/2019

    Fantastic Adventure! We went on the two hour tour this past weekend. It was awesome! Our guide, Nathan, did a great job... read more

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    hdt3
    1/22/2019

    Tour guide Greg is the absolute best. Greg should get 6 out 5 stars. Super knowledgeable about the land and gave us a phenomenal tour. There were... read more

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    Noelle T
    4/20/2019
  • 3 Hours of Awesome! I, along with 4 business associates, had the joy of taking the 3 hour tour with lunch provided. I had... read more

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    Beach14NC
    4/08/2019

    You have to do this! Our snowmobiling adventure was the highlight of our vacation in Vail! The staff at Vail Backcountry Tours were friendly... read more

    erinmG1023TB
    1/08/2021

    Snowmobiles Very organize program. Nice 2 hour trip with beautiful scenarios. New snowmobiles, excellent for two riders. They pickup us... read more

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    Chemi_MM
    12/29/2018
  • Great Family Activity! Totally 5 star worthy!! From the booking procedure to the 2 hour tour, the entire experience was amazing! The staff... read more

    MrsDonahue
    1/15/2020

    Fantastic tour! We were a party of 5 who have snowmobiled before, and we would definitely do this again with Greg! Filled... read more

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    Sister67_13
    12/20/2018

    Awesome afternoon We had a really great time even with riders of varying comfort levels in the family. Chris made it fun... read more

    Courtney M
    12/26/2019
  • Incredible experience! We had an absolutely incredible experience! We have two young boys ages 6 and 8 and everyone took exceptionally good... read more

    kristinc2021
    1/01/2021

    Great snowmobile afternoon Great fun, beautiful tour. Greg was our guide, good sense of humor, knowledgeable. It was a lovely afternoon.... read more

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    Robert F
    12/29/2018

    Great Group/Family Experience March 2021
    Great trip today with Vail Backcountry Tours! The company runs top grade ski doos and their tour guides (including...
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    5thquarter
    3/30/2021
  • Must do when in Vail This was the first time my wife and I went snowmobiling. We did the 2 hour tour and left wanting... read more

    jamisonpendlum
    2/22/2020

    Great trip with the kids We took our kids and family on this tour after our wedding in Vail, and what a great time. ... read more

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    _danielehuxtable
    5/14/2018

    Great trip! Did the 3 hour tour with Greg as our guide. Great time with family. Terrain interesting enough for those of... read more

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    cmill128
    2/15/2019
  • Snowmobiling AWESOMENESS in VAIL My family was in Vail visiting for a ski trip and we decided to take one day off the skis... read more

    akuyoth
    3/29/2021

    Fun snowmobile tour with greg We did a snowmobile tour in late season. Snow was still very good. Machines are nice. ... read more

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    Christian R
    4/04/2018

    Snowmobile and lunch tour What a fantastic tour!! Breathtaking views, plenty of trails. Greg, our guide was wonderful! He made us laugh,... read more

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    Dj42306
    2/12/2019
  • Fun snowmobile trip My first time snowmobiling and I had a great time! The weather was perfect, our guide Nathan was awesome,... read more

    361gwynn
    2/10/2020

    5 Star Experience! My family was in town for the recent holiday and had such a great time on our tour with Drew!... read more

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    Jackie D
    1/26/2019

    Amazing Views and Tour I absolutely loved this tour. We were in heaven. Greg was an amazing tour guide. He was friendly and catered... read more

    Dainiuris
    12/11/2019
  • Fun tour - beautiful scenery Drew is excellent guide. Mountains breathtaking. Small group of 5 snow mobiles. He kept checking in with us. Stopped at... read more

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    Judy S
    3/25/2019

    Snowmobiling with family and friends Outstanding organization and well worth the price. The scenery is magestic! Shout out to Beau for showing us a great time!

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    Randi S
    12/28/2018

    Adrenaline pumping experience good for the whole family! We are a family of 5 with 3 kids 16, 14 and 10. We had a blast riding the snowmobiles... read more

    gustavotX9690SD
    3/17/2020
  • The best tour for all riders! My wife and I went out on Saturday with a really nice group of people. A younger family and... read more

    GMoney0525
    3/03/2020

    Amazing Trip! My dad and his girlfriend came to visit, and we went on a half day tour with Vail Backcountry tours.... read more

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    Travel196226
    11/28/2018

    GIRLS TRIP 2018 I found this company on trip advisor and we were overall pleased and had an awesome time with Greg. ... read more

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    Allison M
    4/11/2018
  • Wonderful Experience! We had an amazing experience with Vail Backcountry Tours. I bought a gift certificate for a two hour tandem snowmobile... read more

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    Carly V
    3/03/2019

    Awesome Service! Our family spent Christmas in Vail this year and this was probably everyone's favorite part. We were a large... read more

    N5352FJlisaf
    5/08/2019

    BEST TRIP EVER!! OH MY GOSH THIS TRIP WAS AMAZING! We've been on a snowmobile trip with this company before but our guide... read more

    Kim C.
    3/01/2021
  • Awesome 2 Hour Private Tour Thank you Greg for an amazing 2 hours ride through the White River National Forest. Spectacular scenery, crazy fresh... read more

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    SeanBlake68
    3/19/2019

    Best Excursion in Vail, CO! I visited Vail Backcountry Tours on Christmas 2019, and it was one of the most exciting things I’ve ever done!... read more

    G3752MPjasond
    12/25/2019

    Amazing Experience!! This was the perfect family outing for families who are somewhat athletic! Very easy and AMAZING views!! Request the tour... read more

    treasurel2019
    12/22/2020
  • Family tour with Mark Boutin We've been on this tour before. It's always a great time and very beautiful. Today was our best one yet.... read more

    stevewQ2979EE
    3/21/2021

    Safe and exciting Greg, our guide, was super chill and definitely enjoyed letting us open it up and have fun. He is... read more

    Kathleen M
    3/23/2021

    I've done many snowmobile tours in the Vail area over 10 years. This one is one of the best! I've done many tours by many companies in the past. Pretty much every year for over ten years, always... read more

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    Michael S
    3/31/2019
  • Amazing day with Greg @ Vail Backcountry Snowmobile Tours!!! Amazing day with Greg @ Vail Backcountry Snowmobile Tours!!!

    My family consists of 2 adults and two teens (16 & 19)....
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    carolann2017
    2/26/2020

    Best part of our trip to Vail! I took the two-hour tour with my husband and our 5-year old son. It was absolutely spectacular. The entire operation... read more

    lakesarah
    12/17/2019

    Second visit and can’t wait for our third! Greg and Carrie are just awesome! Great customer service, great guide...it’s all superb! Don’t miss this opportunity!

    DrCEB
    1/03/2021
  • Snow Much Fun! Our Ski Mobile Tour was really great. When we first arrived, the check-in was extremely busy but managed well.... read more

    Traveling4Broz
    2/26/2021

    Must Visit Tour We were a group of 4 and the experience was OUTSTANDING. From the customer service to the tour guide this... read more

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    BDox86
    12/10/2018

    Snowmobiling close to Vail Our snowmobile tour was two hours and covered somewhere between 25 and 30 miles in the White River National Forest.... read more

    bthompson3
    1/12/2020
  • Andrew If you are in or near Vail, this is a must do!! From the time we were picked up to... read more

    andrewpH6029JX
    2/05/2020

    Friendly staff and beautiful tour! We had such a great time! Greg and the entire staff were all so friendly and made us feel very... read more

    Ashlei-johnson
    1/27/2021

    Family tour with Mark Boutin We've been on this tour before. It's always a great time and very beautiful. Today was our best one yet.... read more

    stevewQ2979EE
    3/01/2021
  • Great Group/Family Experience March 2021 Great trip today with Vail Backcountry Tours! The company runs top grade ski doos and their tour guides... read more

    5thquarter
    3/01/2021

    Snowmobile tour A group of 5 friends did the tour at 8:30am on a Saturday. It was even better than we expected.... read more

    M9554XVtaylors
    12/14/2019

    Awesome service great trip Highly recommend! I have two young children they had a blast!!! The service is on point. The views they take... read more

    ReenaP218
    3/12/2021
  • Wow, just wow! This was literally the best experience of my life. It was more than I ever imagined.Ask for Greg, he is... read more

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    soli220
    12/13/2018

    Wonderful Excursion We had a great 2 hour experience with our tour guide Nathan. Our 11 year old who rode with her... read more

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    Vbhusky
    2/16/2019

    SO MUCH FUN We were a group of 8 - so we were our own party. It was awesome. We were... read more

    crcfhrules
    1/05/2020
  • Must try! My husband and I had a wonderful experience on our two hour snowmobling tour. It was our first time and... read more

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    zahra s
    2/11/2019

    Great backcountry experience for the family! This is a top notch operator. They picked us up from home is a very nice shuttle, brought us... read more

    karenlR2433PE
    12/21/2019

    Awesome experience! Our guide Chris Lee was awesome!! Everything from getting picked up at our hotel to gearing up to snowmobile,... read more

    tljpennsylvania
    1/23/2021
  • SO FREAKING AWESOME Greg was AMAZING!! He was so friendly and made this a great first time experience. My hands were cold and... read more

    selenaa630
    12/20/2020

    Snowmobiling AWESOMENESS in VAIL My family was in Vail visiting for a ski trip and we decided to take one day off the skis... read more

    Andy K
    3/01/2021

    Awesome Adventure with Vail Backcountry Tours I managed to book a trip on the same day, Jan 8, 2021. And I chose Vail Backcountry Tours based... read more

    337amali
    1/12/2021
  • Incredible family trip My family (8yr old and 14yr old) took an afternoon trip w Nathan and had a blast. Weather was... read more

    mauifishing
    3/15/2021

    Awesome experience! Greg was an awesome guide! He made us feel comfortable on the snowmobiles - it was our first time and... read more

    Raylina
    3/20/2021

    Vail Backcountry Tours will not disappoint! Our family of six (from 28-60) had a fabulous time! From pick up to drop off, everything was very... read more

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    TheTraveler0123
    3/03/2019