What to Bring

Dress like you are going skiing, but warmer because you will not be working up a sweat.

Gloves

Goggles

or sunglasses

Neck Gator

face protection

Synthetic

layers

What We Provide

We have snowmobile specific clothing:

Boots

Helmets

Extra

outer layers

An Experience

of a lifetime

What is the Tour Like

Our tours are family friendly as well as provide an adrenaline rush for our thrill-seeking guests and consist of groomed trails, single track through the beautiful White River National Forest, and open meadows.

Transportation

YES! Complementary pickups are provided from all major hotels in Vail and Beaver Creek

Age Requirements

15/16 with a valid driver permit to ride alone and 6 years of age to ride

Is tip included?

Customary Guide gratuity of 20% is not included in your trip cost

Cancellation Policy

Because we have a limited amount of snowmobiles we do institute a 48-hour cancellation policy for regular tours, group and private tours

  • Must do in Vail Vail backcountry snowmobile tour was an incredible time! Would highly recommend for anyone! Even as a rider it is a... read more

    sarahashleyjohnson05
    3/17/2021

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    Liked it so much did it again 2 days later! This is a great way to see the mountains and have fun. I went Saturday morning first time and got... read more

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    Bigcityeater
    3/05/2019

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • Can’t miss Vail experience Our tour and tour guide, Greg, were incredible. It’s the perfect trip for any skill level rider, from having never... read more

    338allisone
    3/13/2021

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    Snow mobiling Greg was an amazing guide, top notch company! The best way to see Vail and the surrounding area!!!
    So fun!!!!

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    shelly g
    2/02/2019
  • 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

    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

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

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    Lisa F
    5/08/2019

    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

    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 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

    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! 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
  • 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

    Snowmobile adventure This was such a great addition on our trip to Vail! The staff was amazing and our guide Chris was... read more

    Nalnal7
    3/12/2021

    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
  • Snowmobiling Tour One of the best tours we've ever done - so much fun!! We had a fantastic time during our... read more

    Mobile67465310461
    1/13/2020

    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

    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
  • 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 Experience!! Book it!! This is a must do for anyone visiting the area. We stayed in vail, got picked up at our hotel... read more

    913stuartp
    1/09/2021

    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
  • 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

    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 DAY EVER AMAZING EXPERIENCE!! The most exciting, thrilling (VERY SAFE) experience! Our guide, Greg, was awesome and friendly and accommodating and the... read more

    woodhollowrd
    12/18/2020
  • 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

    KimCCotravels
    3/24/2021

    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

    The Kennedy’s Greg was our guide and he was awesome, so helpful and knowledgeable. We’ve never ridden snowmobiles before, this was so... read more

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    Stacey K
    1/03/2019
  • 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

    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

    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
  • Rhode Island > Colorado Awesome time! The entire staff was great and Greg was an awesome tour guild. They made everything convenient from the... read more

    354coryb
    1/28/2021

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    Fabulous Time!!! What a wonderful experience! Thank you Curtis for all the personal attention to detail and surroundings! Great customer... read more

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    DrCEB
    12/23/2018