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

  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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 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

    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 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
  • 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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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 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
  • 2018 Maradona’s vacation Greg was our tour guide, make sure you ask for him. Super experience and fun. The luch was amazing... read more

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    gloriamn101
    11/30/2018

    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

    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 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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 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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    “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

    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

    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
  • 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!

    Randi S Avatar
    Randi S
    12/28/2018

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • Snowmobile tour Amazing experience with Nathan! Had so much fun yesterday we went back today. The scenery is beautiful. They make... read more

    dmgarbo
    12/07/2019

    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

    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 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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 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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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