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

  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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 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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • “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

    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

    Great Snowmobiling Experience My husband and I went on the Vail Back Country tour with Greg. It was our first time snowmobiling and... read more

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    Vailfun
    12/29/2018
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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 Date Idea My husband and I had a great time on our tour with Vail Backcountry. Nathan was an awesome guide and... read more

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    SkiMom909
    1/13/2019

    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
  • 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

    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

    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 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    Amazing Tour of Vail Backcountry Sites Went on this amazing Snowmobile Tour with my Best Friend and we were treated like Royalty a long with an... read more

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    mzcwg
    12/01/2018

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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 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

    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
  • 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

    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 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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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 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

    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
  • 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

    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

    The Snowmobile tour is absolutely great After having completed the reservation, the pickup time was on time, the registration went smoothly and so was the tutorial... read more

    305travlr
    1/31/2021