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

ski helmets will not work

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

  • 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

    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

    Jen F Avatar
    Jen F
    4/09/2018

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

    Christian R Avatar
    Christian R
    4/04/2018
  • 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

    Stacey K Avatar
    Stacey K
    1/03/2019

    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

    SeanBlake68 Avatar
    SeanBlake68
    3/19/2019

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

    Carly V Avatar
    Carly V
    3/03/2019

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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 Tour I would love to do this tour another 20 times! Greg our tour guide was amazing!! Everything was easy even... read more

    Jonathan O Avatar
    Jonathan O
    1/26/2019
  • 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

    Noelle T Avatar
    Noelle T
    4/20/2019

    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

    Jackie D Avatar
    Jackie D
    1/26/2019

    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

    mzcwg Avatar
    mzcwg
    12/01/2018
  • 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 Avatar
    Jean D
    2/20/2019

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    Judy S Avatar
    Judy S
    3/25/2019

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

    cmill128 Avatar
    cmill128
    2/15/2019

    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
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    Matthew B Avatar
    Matthew B
    12/29/2018

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

    Lisa F Avatar
    Lisa F
    5/08/2019

    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
  • 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

    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

    Sina M Avatar
    Sina M
    1/07/2019

    Best Snowmobile Company!! Our guide Nathan was fabulous and took our family on an incredible adventure. We had our son and a... read more

    Elizabeth P Avatar
    Elizabeth P
    1/01/2019
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    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

    Michael S Avatar
    Michael S
    3/31/2019
  • Great experience! We had such a blast today riding with Vail Backcountry Tours! We came from Denver and Fort Collins for our... read more

    Amanda V Avatar
    Amanda V
    12/29/2018

    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

    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

    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

    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
  • 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

    BDox86 Avatar
    BDox86
    12/10/2018

    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

    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 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

    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

    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
  • 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

    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

    “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
  • 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