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Vail Backcountry Tours

#3 of 18 Tours in Vail
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Address: Vail, CO 81657
Phone Number: +1 970-476-7749
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Vail Backcountry Tours is the only tour company in Vail Colorado. Why sit...

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 the lifts of Vail Mountain.

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My wife and I were on our honeymoon and decided to book with Vail Backcountry through recommendation from our hotel concierge. And they were right! Everyone was super personable... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and I were on our honeymoon and decided to book with Vail Backcountry through recommendation from our hotel concierge. And they were right! Everyone was super personable and the guide Greg was a great instructor and guide. Most definitely will be a return customer.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the opportunity to take a Snowmobile Tour guided by Gregg Haggan. What an awesome experience. The scenery and VIP treatment from Gregg (5G) was amazing. Thank you for a great experience. Ed Malave

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am so happy me and my husband got to do this! Carrie accommodated our reservations to ensure we would have a wonderful time. Gregg, out tour guide was great! We felt super safe even though it was our first time in the snow. Cookies and warm chocolate are a wonderful and warming touch! Thank you to the team for... More 

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Carrie R, Owner at Vail Backcountry Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Sofia! So glad you & your husband had a great time. Please come back and see us again:) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the 2 hour tour with a group of families from the same hotel where we stayed. This was run by professionals - experienced guides, sturdy snowmobiles, well-groomed trails, breathtaking views, safe and controlled pace. Most of us tourists came from warm weather places and had little to no experience steering heavy equipment over snow and ice - but... More 

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Carrie R, Manager at Vail Backcountry Tours, responded to this review

So glad you all had fun! We hope to see you again and much appreciate your review:) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2016

Our tour guide, Billy, was very personable and made our first trip one to remember. We were a small group and he kept us going at a quick, but comfortable speed allowing us to see a lot of beautiful terrain. The location was perfect and we got a great picture of Vail across the valley. On the way back we... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2016

We decided to go on a snowmobiling tour in Vail, and we ended up picking Vail Valley Tours and we were so happy that we did! They were all so friendly and flexible. It was so much fun and our guide was so friendly and informative! We went to Copper Mountain and did another tour with another company close to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2016

One of the best snowmobiling experiences I have ever had. The machines were easy to operate and the trails offered a varied terrain. The guide was easygoing, friendly, and knowledgeable. A stop for cookies and hot chocolate midway was a treat as well. We were also given the opportunity to race at our own speed around an oval - single... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Billy McMillan was awesome. He lead the tour just fast enough for everyone to have fun. We saw so many wonderful things, even Vail Mountain from across the valley. We made good time and had a great time. One highlight was a single-track course we went through. These are varied from season to season and ours was incredible. Even the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

We had three snowmobiles with kids on the back of each. Bo, our tour guide, was fantastic! The views were stunning, and the hot chocolate and cookies were a nice touch. We would return for sure.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016

Once again we chose Vail Valley Tours. We had gone with them a few years ago and REALLY had a GREAT time......as we did again this year Our guide was Bo again and of course we think he is the BEST!!! We actually went 2 weeks in a row, as we did last time. The weather was perfect both times... More 

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