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A line of four snowmobiles on a snowy open meadow in Vail.





Dec - May

Snowmobiling in Vail

Every winter-sports enthusiast knows that Vail is one of the best places to go for downhill skiing and snowboarding. While that’s true, snowmobiling is another exhilarating adventure to add to your Vail itinerary. And since you’re seated, it’s the perfect option for a rest day that still gets you outside among the snowy trees.


Get in touch with Beaver Creek Snowmobiling Tours and Rentals for the ultimate backcountry escape. Choose a guided tour or a self-guided excursion and roar across miles of powdery paths, wide-open meadows and exhilarating bowls. Beginners can explore more than 50 miles of groomed trails and thrill seekers can embark on 55,000 acres of high-alpine terrain at Vail Pass, atop the Continental Divide.

Visit Vail Beaver Creek Snowmobiling


Nova Guides delivers snowmobiling tours in the historical Camp Hale-Continental Divide National Monument area — where the 10th Mountain Division soldiers trained during World War II — as well as access to over 100 miles of groomed trails. Camp Hale includes the vast expanse of White River National Forest, which encompasses over 55,000 remote and picturesque acres. Their facilities feature a cozy mountain lodge, snooze-worth cabins in Camp Hale and an on-site restaurant, so you can settle in, stay awhile and even enjoy a warm meal after your day in the snow.

Nova Guides


Rocky Mountain Adventure Rentals’ local guides are not just experts in navigating the blanketed trails; they’re storytellers who can share the history and folklore of the region. With state-of-the-art Polaris machines, professionally maintained for peak performance, riders can confidently explore Vail’s breathtakingly silvered backcountry. Whether you’re a seasoned rider eager for challenging terrain or a family seeking a gentle adventure, their private guided tours cater to you, leading you to the best views of towering snowcapped peaks and bright-blue skies.

Rocky Mountain Adventure Rentals


Take in breathtaking vistas, including seven mountain ranges, the Continental Divide and the iconic Vail ski runs. Sage Outdoors leads you through meticulously groomed snowmobile trails, including loops, singletrack and play bowls. Their guides are not only fun and friendly, but also trained to keep you safe and ensure an unforgettable experience as you explore the lesser-seen sides of Vail.

Sage Outdoors


Vail Backcountry Tours offer ultimate convenience, with tours starting just 5 minutes from the heart of Vail Village. Excursions include wide-open meadows, daily groomed trails and winding singletrack, giving you a varied and stunning trip through a true winter wonderland. Their seasoned guides bring years of expertise in both snowmobiling and navigating the diverse terrain, ensuring a secure and exhilarating journey through Vail’s striking backcountry.

Vail Backcountry Tours


Choose your own adventure with Vail Extreme Rentals. This is a terrific option for unguided snowmobile rentals, so you can tailor your experience to your preferences. Choose from their large selection of snowmobiles. They have touring models that accommodate two passengers for groomed-trail excursions and high-performance models designed for experienced riders seeking an adrenaline-fueled backcountry experience. Here, your snowmobiling adventure is in your hands, so you can have a unique and exhilarating journey through Vail’s wooded wilderness.

Vail Xtreme Rentals

Leave No Trace on Your Vail Snowmobiling Adventure

As you navigate Vail’s frosty paths and cruise through fresh powder, remember to follow Leave No Trace principles. Stay on designated trails and within snowmobiling areas, do not disturb wildlife and properly disposing of any waste as you roam our forests and scenic spaces — so the next visitor can enjoy the experience just as much as you did.

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