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Address: Silverton, CO 81433
Phone Number: +1 800 494 8687
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Summer:

Rent a Jeep, ATV, Dirt Bike, Street Bike or a Mountain Bike OR take...

Summer:

Rent a Jeep, ATV, Dirt Bike, Street Bike or a Mountain Bike OR take a guided tour on an ATV or in one of our open-top 4x4 Suburbans and we will take you to the best and most spectacular places in the San Juans, one of America's most pristine wilderness areas.

Winter:

Come ride with us starting at Molas Lake Campground on a snowmobile tour that you will never forget! On the perfect day you will arrive up at almost 13k feet, on top of the Grand Turk, where purgatory looks like just a hop skip and jump away!

Or come rent skis, snowboards, sleds or ice skate at Kendall mountain and enjoy all the powder we have to offer! Best rates in Sw Colorado!

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Best safe off roading

You will not be disappointed with any off road experience in the Silverton area. Rent a 4WD and go East to Cunningham Gulch, Eureka, Animas Forks. The Old Hundred Mine is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Montrose, Colorado
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Montrose, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will not be disappointed with any off road experience in the Silverton area. Rent a 4WD and go East to Cunningham Gulch, Eureka, Animas Forks. The Old Hundred Mine is unforgettable.

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Denton, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

The lady was hassling me about modifying a reservation like she didn't want to do it. Arrive to pick up Jeep and said needed to have proof of full coverage for insurance. She did NOT tell me to bring a declaration page which outlines my personal auto coverage...just proof of full coverage. Most people will believe proof of full coverage... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

Great time. Michael, our guide, was informative and cared about our safety and enjoyment. Equipment was in good shape. Recommend this as a great adventure. Make sure and ask for Michael.

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

My husband and I rented a utv for a day and had a great time exploring area such as Engineer Pass, Anamis Forks, the Old Hundred Gold Mine tour, and Stony Pass. We were given ideas where to go and a map. You can also go on guided tours. I highly recommend seeing the mountain country.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Okay, so having spent 10 years jeeping across these badlands on our own, as well as with guided tours/drivers, I have to say this guided tour ranks amongst the best. The reason so, primarily, is because of our driver/guide Michael Constantine. As a seasoned driver, he remains refreshingly enthusiastic. He truly cares about providing a fabulous experience for his charges.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed this so much! We did the utv tour. If you aren't afraid of a little dirt and gorgeous sights, I highly recommend! Mike Constantine was our guide. He did awesome! Very knowledgeable and knew all the best sights! Pretty sure he could make anything exciting! We got some amazing pictures! Decided it was the best... More 

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Frisco, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Make sure you ask for Mike Constantine. He's really knowledgeable regarding the geology and ecology of the area. Super interesting. He lives in Silverton and knows all the local passes, trails and spots to take photos. At the end of the tour, I wished I had his life!!!

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Lorena, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

We Took the all day tour on 9-19-2016 and loved it. I had asked for the Alpine Loop, but our guide, Michael Constatine, explained all of our different options and we chose to just let him takes us to the best places. For the person upset about not taking the loop to Clear Lake, Michael explained a good bit of... More 

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Sykesville, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Michael Constantine was a great guide and a lot of fun on this trip. We stayed above the tree line for some great views before the clouds came in. Michael knows a ton about Silverton and the San Juan Mountains. Awesome day.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

I had gone in to book a trip for the alpine tour. The person/owner? told me about the tour, the cost and that we would eat lunch in Lake City. Cost would be $150. I could not take the tour on Saturday, but booked for Sunday. When we started off I saw a sign to alpine tour,but we did not... More 

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