Posted on 11 Feb 2021

Why Snowmobile? Thrilling for Beginners & Pros Alike

Best Guided Snowmobiling Tours in Steamboat Springs, Beaver Creek & Vail 

SnowmobilingHave you been “sledding”? Snowmobiling, that is... It’s an extreme experience and may just hook you on a new addiction.  

Jumping on a snowmobile in the beautiful Colorado mountains surrounded by a winter wonderland is an experience you won’t soon forget.  








Why go snowmobiling, you ask?    

  1. It’s Super Easy  

Don’t be intimidated. It’s easy! The thought of driving a snowmobile made me super anxious, but I had nothing to worry about. Especially if you go on a guided tour on trails. Your guide will give you the full breakdown of your sled and the trails that you'll be on. It's very straight-forward

  1. Immersion in Nature's Beauty  

Experience the great outdoors in the winter. This is why we're all really there. To take the time to truly enjoy the beauty that surrounds us. You are out in the middle of the mountains, surrounded by deep snow, trees, and the beautiful Colorado Sky. Count yourself lucky!

  1. Adrenaline! 

Thunderstruck Adventures, Steamboat Springs SnowmobilingAdrenaline rush! No matter your pace or skill level, you will get a rush when riding that sled. Forest trails, fields of powder. It’s hard to describe, but snowmobiling is a blast! 











It’s time to get out there! Here are the guided snowmobiling tour companies we recommend in Steamboat Springs, Vail and Beaver Creek for first-timers and adventure-seekers: 


Steamboat Springs Snowmobiling 

Steamboat Snowmobile Tours on Rabbit Ears

*Beginner Approved, Good for Pairs & Families

  • This favorite local company rides through the beautiful Routt National Forest on the Continental Divide. 
  • Rabbit Ears Pass is a winter wonderland with over 250 miles of groomed trails through trees and open meadows. 
  • Experience Steamboat's famous champagne powder and take some pretty epic photos.
Thunderstruck Adventures 

*Thrillseeker Approved

Thunderstruck Adventures, Steamboat Springs Snowmobiling

  • Thunderstruck Adventures offers exclusive backcountry snowmobiling on their private mountain.
  • Their motto is, "Ride like a pro, with the pros." These guys really bring the thrill to a snowmobiling "tour."
  • The terrain you'll cover includes cliffs and drops, powder meadows, tree riding, ravines, chutes, and more.
  • Tip: Upgrade your sled to a turbo if you're feeling extra speedy. 

Vail / Beaver Creek Snowmobiling 

The White River National Forest is an expansive snowmobiling playground for families and adventurers alike! There are tours and terrain for every level – whether you’re a novice or passionate about pursuing the powder! 

Vail Backcountry Tours

*Convenient to the mountain, Beginner Approved

Vail, Snowmobiling

  • Ride terrain spanning open meadows, trails, and stunning views.
  • Across the street from Vail Mountain.
  • Book group, private and extreme tours. 
Sage Outdoor Adventures

*Backcountry Approved, Beginner Approved

  • Find deep powder and magnificent views of the Rocky Mountains on the miles and miles of trails with Sage Outdoor adventures.
  • Just 30 minutes from Vail and Beaver Creek. 
  • Their trail system is larger than the Vail ski area, if you can believe it!


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