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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...more
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Silverton, CO 81433
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

Nice people to work with. Took quad rides into the mountain passes and visited some ghost towns. Went gold hunting. Scenery was awesome. Equipment was good.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wallace C
Reviewed October 31, 2018

I have had two dealings with this company. Both were disappointing. We rented an ATV that broke down before we even got out of town. The owner tried to blame it on us. They didn't tell us about the gas station in town (You have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tammy B
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Not too challenging ATV roads right outside Silverton- which may be a plus for some. A cool place to visit is the ghost town at Animas Forks. You can actually explore around it with caution. The buildings are rickety but that is what makes it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JackieK688
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Traveled late season up to snow, only had a glimpse of the trail system. The track was passable; we saw no technical sections. The views around Silverton are photo worthy

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter G
Reviewed October 15, 2018

I know a lot of people come out looking for scenic drives or thrilling adventures in Colorado, but I can honestly say, this is both of those. For the price, my 4 hour guided tour was more than worth the cost. The paths toured take...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tharpjac000
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Had an afternoon ride in late September. The guide, Michael, was fantastic and I would recommend him 110% for any Silverton-area adventure in the future. He knows his stuff and is a fun guy to spend an afternoon with. Definitely ask for him when booking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank themick73
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

We booked a 4-hr ATV Tour three weeks ago and expected it to be the highlight of our vacation to NM and CO. Little did we know there would be SNOW when it was time to go!!! Erik was an absolutely amazing tour guide. He...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Kim L
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

We had a great ride with Eric told us a lot of history. I would highly recommended this ride we went in a utv. The water falls is beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank cindykB404WK
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

This was one of the things I wanted to do while staying in Silverton, and I'd never done it before. The entire experience was fantastic. Our guide/driver was very good at his job, from his expert driving to his knowledge of the things we saw...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Deepgroover
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a backcountry guide Michael Constantine is your man. Excellent guide, driver, historian and storyteller.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Scottdock
June 18, 2018|
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Response from notoriousmc |
Although the San Juan National Forest reopened a week ago, keep in mind that the SJNF covers only about 25 percent of the huge San Juan Mountains. Almost none of the famous jeep/ATV trails were effected by the forest... More
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Dalton l
September 15, 2017|
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Response from davehI418WL | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend going on one of their guided tours. We went on an all day trip with this company to and from Lake City from City (went over Engineer pass going to then Cinnamon pass on return in early June. The guides... More
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