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Colorado Backcountry Rentals

Open Now: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Unguided snowmobile tour

Nothing to complain about here. The staff was friendly. Fat Cat hooked us up. We rented... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eric L
via mobile
Woooooooo Whooooooo!

What a blast! Unguided tour through the Rocky mountains and thrilling rides through 5 river beds... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Toni P
Topeka, Kansas
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We are a snowmobile and ATV/Side by Side rental company located in Red Cliff, Colorado! We are minutes from the Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts. We are also the closest un-guided snowmobile rental company in proximity to all Summit County ski...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
322 Turkey Creek Rd, Red Cliff, CO 81649
+1 970-406-1397
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing to complain about here. The staff was friendly. Fat Cat hooked us up. We rented snowmobiles, a mixture of some super fast lightweight ones and bigger slower ones for multiple people on one. It was fun. I’d rent from here again. Unguided, we took...More

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a blast! Unguided tour through the Rocky mountains and thrilling rides through 5 river beds! We rented a side by side rzr for my husband and myself and had an absolute blast! The trail is a gravel somewhat narrow road. So you will encounter...More

Thank Toni P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

THANKS SCHMITTY! Our initial rental from another company was cancelled due to equipment malfunction but they recommended Colorado Backcountry Rentals. We got there and wasn't sure what to expect because we booked with them last minute but after a thorough and detailed explanation by Schmitty...More

Thank Diana P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

During a recent visit to Colorado I called every adventure, side-by-side company in the area. Most offered typical information. When I called CBR I reached Dave and was instantly treated with fantastic and warm customer service. He spent all the time neccesary to answer my...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Short Version: Fantastic experience, professional service, Brad was amazing, really knowleadgeable and helpful, couldn't have done more to give us the best off-roading trip ever! Great value, best price out there, spectacular views, quality and well-maintained equipment, easy to find and navigate. All in all,...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Smitty and Dillon were excellent. Rented ATVs for an unguided tour in August. We had a complete blast. They gave us a bit of extra time, enough time for us to do the suggested route, plus enough time for us to "explore" The route was...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We had a reservation for 3 couples on 8/6 and had our confirmation email with us. They had no record of the reservation in their system. We drove 1 1/2 hours to get there, and there was no management there to help. If you want...More

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dav b, Manager at Colorado Backcountry Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Hi Annette, we are truly so sorry this happened on your vacation. I did in fact take your reservation then send you a confirmation email so there was totally a record of speaking with you and making that reservation. I either made a mistake and...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We booked a week in advance for a self guided ride. After driving over an hour to their location and arriving 45 minutes early for a 1:00 departure we were told we were not on the reservation list. I showed the gal at the desk...More

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dav b, Manager at Colorado Backcountry Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

We are extremely sorry about this happening, by no means does this sort of mistake regularly happen with our company. Due to us being short staffed yesterday and a high number of machines going down from crashes, everyone was busy at the time of your...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

LOVE that this ATV tour was unguided. We showed up early for check in and got 30 extra minutes added to our already 3 hour tour! They provided a detailed map of the forest and trails and highlighted the best route to make the most...More

1  Thank tknoll2018
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend this experience to anyone. Mike, Schmitty, Brad and Courtney took great care in making sure we had a fun but safe experience! They gave us great directions and highlighted map so we didn’t waste time. ATV was in great shape and...More

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8 July 2016|
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Response from ekimredir79 | Reviewed this property |
We originally booked with Mike- If I remember is a partner in the business with Chuck. Not sure who you dealt with but I would deal with one of those two if your uncomfortable.
13 January 2015|
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Response from Steve R | Reviewed this property |
Vail is only 9 miles or so from CBS located in Red Cliff CO. You should easily be able to do a 9 - 12 am ride and head back to catch an evening plane from Vail.