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Vail Backcountry Tours

2111 N Frontage Rd W, Vail, CO 81657-4046
+1 970-476-7749
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Great trip with the kids

We took our kids and family on this tour after our wedding in Vail, and what a great time. A... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
_danielehuxtable
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Broomfield, Colorado
GIRLS TRIP 2018

I found this company on trip advisor and we were overall pleased and had an awesome time with Greg... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Allison M
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Vail Backcountry Tours is the only tour company in Vail Colorado. Why sit in a van for half the day when you can snowmobile just across the street from Vail Mountain? We pride ourselves in providing the most diverse and accessible terrain in the Valley. Our experienced, safe, and knowledgeable staff is guaranteed to show you the trip of a lifetime. Family friendly snowmobile tours, that are 5 minutes from downtown Vail.
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“hour tour” (39 reviews)
“hot chocolate” (37 reviews)
“our tour guide” (31 reviews)
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2111 N Frontage Rd W, Vail, CO 81657-4046
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+1 970-476-7749
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

We took our kids and family on this tour after our wedding in Vail, and what a great time. A little pricey, but I get the upkeep on the machines is expensive. Our guide was awesome, and the break in the yurt was very nice....More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

I found this company on trip advisor and we were overall pleased and had an awesome time with Greg. Greg was knowledgeable about CO, the sites, and trails. The snow mobiles were very nice, the seats, handles, and even the thumb throttle were heated. Even...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

We had a wonderful time with Nathan as our guide. He was funny, patient, knowledgeable, very helpful and attentive to my parents. We got a bunch of snow, toured for a little, eate a yurt where there was some yummy food cooked for us, and...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We did a snowmobile tour in late season. Snow was still very good. Machines are nice. Tour was Lots of fun, beautiful views. Must do in Vail. Greg was great!

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We went on our private tour with three families with kids! Chuck was our tour guide. He was fabulous and made sure that everyone had a great and safe experience! All of the staff were extremely professional and made sure that everything was handled efficiently!...More

Thank Beth M
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

We had an amazing time! The weather turned out to be snowing hard and it made it more beautiful then we could imagine! Not only was the tour itself so fun and beautiful the lunch in the yert was outstanding, homemade delicious! We will be...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Great fun! Safe! Well organized. Teens loved it. All the staff were so friendly and helpful. Beautiful scenery! Awesome yurt to rest!

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

First class operation. Machines are in great condition and the employees are the best. Ask for Chuck to take to you out, he’s an excellent guide. Tell him what you wanna do and he’ll make it happen. Fast, slow, single track... He’ll get you there....More

Thank Arthur V
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Our family has been coming to Colorado ski country for 20 years but we have never been on a snowmobile tour. This year we had our 16 year old daughter and her boyfriend with us and we decided to do something different and try a...More

Thank alexandrab907
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

This is the second time we chose to take a tour with Vail Backcountry. We did it 2 years ago and loved so much, we wanted it again. Curtis was our guide then and now and I can only say the greatest things about him....More

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Marydebsm
3 February 2018|
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Response from Carrie R | Property representative |
Hello! Our two hour tours also go up to nice elevations, you are in Vail's Backcountry as we have over 100 miles of groomed trails, single tracks and open playfields, as well as a playtrack on our private property. Our full... More
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kccooper28
29 January 2017|
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Response from Carrie R | Property representative |
Hello, always best to book ahead of time if possible to assure you will be able to take the tour you would like to book:) Feel free to give us a call to discuss further or I am happy to check the dates you may have in mind... More
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Nancy C
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Response from Ed L | Reviewed this property |
We went on the snow mobile tour and helmets were given out. Snacks/ warm cookies are given, too.
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