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.

  • Amazing! The best experience on a vacation I have ever had! Hands down so fun, well ran operation! 100% do again!

    KrystleJ17
    12/13/2020

    Amazing Views! Pick up from Lionshead was timely, short drive to the base camp and quickly geared up.
    Staff ready to assist in...
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    Laura G
    12/18/2018

    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
  • 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

    Great snowmobiling adventure We did the 2 hour 12pm snowmobiling tour. The whole experience was well worth it and exceeded our expectations. Our... read more

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    shayjade11
    4/12/2019

    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
  • 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

    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

    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 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

    TX to CO Greg was the best tour guide! We had a group of ten and we all had such a great time!!... read more

    kelseyp891
    1/17/2021

    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
  • Superb family 2 hours tour My husband called before booking and the lady was very friendly in answering all his questions. I was a bit... read more

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    570dee
    2/15/2019

    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

    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
  • Fantastic Experience - Highly Recommended Great outing, transportation from the hotel was provided and quick and easy. Once we suited up (bring ski goggles and... read more

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    teCh0010
    2/12/2019

    This is a MUST DO if you come to Vail. We enjoyed a fabulous tour with Nathan Guild, who is a Professional Backcountry Guide. This is a first class operation.... read more

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    Matthew B
    12/29/2018

    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
  • It takes a special kind of person Hospitality, no matter the business model, it’s about guest experience. This tour group knows how to cater to your group.... read more

    201brandonk
    2/04/2021

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    Experience the fun! If you’ve never been to Piney; do it in the winter with Vail Backcountry! There is so many picturesque... read more

    VailChic02
    2/19/2020

    Snow machine trip We went up with Greg and the trip was awesome. The service was top-notch and we had a great time.... read more

    J5364DVmattb
    11/29/2019
  • 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

    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

    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
  • Amazing snowmobiling experience! This was such a fun excursion. The snowmobiling prep was very organized with all the gear necessary for your... read more

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    kimzimmer
    3/03/2019

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • Best snowmobile trip What great luck to have found this company for our snowmobile escapade. Skilled and knowledgeable staff members ensured that... read more

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    Nursedeb3
    2/06/2019

    THE BEST! Just got back from the 3:30 tour with Nathan. He made the experience memorable! Sunny skies on the way out... read more

    SuzannePietrzykB
    1/25/2020

    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
  • 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

    This truly is beautiful country After finally making our minds up and doing a little research, we decided to book a snowmobile tour with Vail... read more

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    ricardob708
    2/05/2019

    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

    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

    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
  • Snowmobile tour Vail My family had the most amazing snowmobile tour today with Curtis ~ we had our daughter ( 7 years old... read more

    FamilyLittle3
    12/16/2019

    Treat Yourself! Greg was our tour guide for a day of snowmobiling in the backcountry near Vail, CO. This was one of... read more

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    swa1ton
    12/11/2018

    “2 Hours of fantastiness! I have never been snowmobiling but I had always wanted to give it a try, especially in Colorado. I was... read more

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    Sallenbaugh
    4/09/2019
  • So fun! It was great that Greg picked us up at our hotel and then was also our guide. It was nice... read more

    Lisalsl
    2/04/2021

    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 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
  • 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

    Snowmobiling Fun Our family (7 of us) enjoyed a guided tour by Beau. It was terrific from start to finish. Jeremy and... read more

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    WIwonder
    12/23/2018

    Amazing! We loved it! Nathan is a great tour guide too. You don't want to miss this snowmobiling tour! Highly recommend!

    RachaelInRealLife
    3/04/2021
  • AMAZING EXPERIENCE!! We had a great time! Our guide, Greg, was amazing!! Our group is from Ecuador, Venezuela, El Salvador and Bolivia... read more

    Culture537682
    2/13/2021

    Best Snowmobiling Experience Wow! From the moment that we were picked up until we were returned to the hotel, the experience was amazing.... read more

    ltreuflorida
    1/30/2020

    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
  • Awesome Tour Great experience snow mobiling. Everything is professional from pick up to drop out.
    Clothing provided. Beautiful scenery. Great guides. ...
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    Jean D
    2/20/2019

    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

    Awesome snow mobile experience - top notch Killer 2 hour tour with our guide, Greg. Beautiful views, a stop for hot drinks and snacks, this company provided... read more

    elsce42
    12/07/2019
  • Best time, great memories We had a wonderful time with Nathan as our guide. He was funny, patient, knowledgeable, very helpful and attentive... read more

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    Jen F
    4/09/2018

    Amazing outing We were a group of 13 that went out with Greg our guide. We had an amazing time, they provided... read more

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    EBONY T
    12/03/2018

    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
  • Great tour Amaizing tour.
    Perfect to do in your ski rest day.
    Lovely sunny day, we had a really good time with friends.
    Great...
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    326manuelp
    1/31/2019

    So fun! We went out on a Tuesday morning with a group of 9 of us. They picked us up from... read more

    Julie H
    2/06/2020

    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
  • 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

    Snowmobile Adventure We had so much fun riding with Paul. He was a great guide and very knowledgeable. I would... read more

    landonm768
    2/07/2021

    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
  • Best experience I’ve ever had in Colorado This. Place. Is. Incredible.

    Seriously, stop researching and just book this place now. Ask for Chuck, he’s a former paramedic...
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    carvill77
    12/23/2018

    Favorite Experience from Vail Our family absolutely loved our afternoon snowmobiling with Vail BackCountry Tours. They pick you up right at your hotel accommodations.... read more

    Mike and Dina M
    1/26/2020

    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
  • Snowmobile fun We recently used vail back country adventures and had a blast!!!! If you like jet skis, dirt bikes or motorcycles... read more

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    Commdiver
    12/26/2018

    Excellent tour safe for beginners We recently went on a two hour ride with Vail Backcountry Tours. The staff was super friendly and our guide... read more

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    mattm822
    2/10/2019

    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