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Snowmobile Tours

There's no better way to experience Northwest Colorado's breathtaking scenery than by gliding over this winter wonderland on world-class snowmobiles. Explore breathtaking expanses of Champagne Powder® and rugged peaks.


Elkhorn Winter Adventures

About

Discover the beauty of the Colorado backcountry. Join Elkhorn Outfitters, Inc. for a day on our 50,000 acre privately owned ranch located 15 miles north of the Hayden Airport.

Your adventure will start when we pick you up at your local accommodations. Your fully guided ride will consist of 50 miles of privately groomed trails, as well as, miles and miles of high country mountain meadows. You will be provided with a helmet. Lunch and hot drinks are also included and will be served in our warming hut. You can also take a break from snowmobiling to enjoy our great tubing hill free of charge.

A credit card will be asked for deposit on equipment and to hold reservations. All participants must sign a liability waiver. Winter activity attire is required, please dress appropriately. Minimum age is 6 years old. You must be at least 16 years of age and hold a valid drivers license to drive a snowmobile. Maximum 8 snowmobiles per tour. Two person machines available for half day tours. Passengers not recommended for full day tour.

Location

Back country winter adventures at Elkhorn Outfitters Inc. is located on a private ranch, approximately 15 miles north of Craig, CO. Craig is about 35-45 minutes west of Steamboat Springs.

Hours

Full tours are available at 8 am and half day tours begin at 8am and 11am. Back country winter adventures at Elkhorn Outfitters, Inc. have a full day option.

This back country adventure can be enjoyed by all levels of riders, from beginner on up. Let us provide you with a truly memorable winter adventure. The dinner tour includes hot drinks, soup and sandwiches.

Vendor reserves the right to cancel or reschedule due to lack of snow or inclement weather.

Elkhorn Full Day Tour Age Rate*
Dinner Tour - Driver
Dinner Tour - Guide & Passenger
Dinner Tour - Passenger
Dinner Tour - Child Passenger
16 & up
11 & up
11 & up
6 - 10
$120.00
$65.00
$55.00
Free
Half Day Tour - Driver
Half Day Tour - Guide & Passenger
Half Day Tour - Passenger
Half Day Tour - Child Passenger
16 & up
11 & up
11 & up
6 - 10
$155.00
$75.00
$25.00
Free
Full Day Tour - Driver
Full Day Tour - Guide & Passenger
Full Day Tour - Passenger
Full Day Tour - Child Passenger
16 & up
11 & up
11 & up
10 & under
$225.00
$95.00
$25.00
Free
Half Day Adventure Tour, 8 am, Driver
Half Day Adventure Tour, 11 am, Driver
16 & up
16 & up
$175.00
$175.00
Full Day Adventure Tour, 8 am, Driver 16 & up $250.00
Sunset Tour - Driver
Sunset Tour - Guide & Passenger
Sunset Tour - Passenger
Sunset Tour - Child Passenger
16 & up
11 & up
11 & up
6 - 10
$105.00
$45.00
$45.00
Free
2 Hour Tour - Driver
2 Hour Tour - Guide & Passenger
2 Hour Tour - Passenger
2 Hour Tour - Child Passenger
16 & up
11 & up
11 & up
6 - 10
$105.00
$45.00
$25.00
Free
3 Hour Tour - Driver
3 Hour Tour - Guide & Passenger
3 Hour Tour - Passenger
3 Hour Tour - Child Passenger
16 & up
11 & up
11 & up
6 - 10
$125.00
$55.00
$25.00
Free

*These are the 2012/2013 winter rates.

Steamboat Snowmobile Tours

About

Discover the magic of snowmobiling Colorado's Continental Divide. Our extensive trail system on Rabbit Ears Pass is a snowmobiler's dream. Come experience this Rocky Mountain Playground.

The Dinner Tour takes you over moonlit snowfields through a Rocky Mountain wonderland on world-class snowmobiles. Explore breathtaking expanses of Champagne Powder® and rugged peaks on a snowmobile ride along the Continental Divide, then dine just below a 10,000 foot peak in our secluded mountain cabin. Your choice of Grilled Ribeye Steak, Rocky Mountain Trout or Fire Roasted Chicken with a Vegetarian menu also available.

Reservations including Guests riding with the guide (Guide+Adult, Guide+Child) for 12/17-1/2, 2/12-2/15, 3/13-3/28 must be booked directly with Steamboat Snowmobile Tours.

Location

Call for directions and pickup locations nearest your lodging. Please call 24 hours in advance to re-confirm your meeting time.

- Mountain Pick-up Locations: Gondola Square Transit Center, Timber Run, Torian Plum, Sheraton, Phoenix, The Lodge, Steamboat Grand, and the Shadow Run Bus Stop.

- Downtown Pick-up Locations: 7th & Lincoln, Celebrity Resorts (Pine Grove), Celebrity Resorts (Hilltop) Rabbit Ears Motel, and the Hampton Inn.

Driving Directions

If you decide to drive instead of taking advantage of the pick-up service, then take Hwy 40 east, up Rabbit Ears Pass. Steamboat Snowmobile Tours is .5 miles past mile marker 151. Slow down when you see the mile marker, as there is no sign. Turn right on the plowed road.

Tour Schedule

Steamboat Snowmobile Tours offers several times for you to choose from:

- 2 Hour Pick-Up Times: 8:00am, 10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm

- 4 Hour Pick-Up Time: 10:00am

- Sunset Tour Pick-Up Time: 4:30pm

- Full-Day tour: 10:00am

Steamboat Snowmobile Tours Type Age Rate*
2-Hour Tour Driver
Guide & Adult
Passenger
Guide & Child
Child w/ parent
 16 & up
11 & up
11 & up
4-10 years
3-10 years
$105
$75
$55 $55
$15
4-Hour Lunch Tour Driver
Guide & Adult
Passenger
Guide & Child
Child w/ parent
 16 & up
11 & up
11 & up
4-10 years
3-10 years
$155
$90
$75
$65
$20
Full-Day Tour with Lunch Passenger
Driver
Child
11 & up
 16 & up
3-10 years
$175
$255
$25
2-HOUR SUNSET DINNER TOUR*** Driver
Passenger
Child
16 & up
11 & up
3-10 years
$125
$75
$25

* These are the 2012/2013 winter rates.
** Full day tours are available for the Flat Tops & Rabbit Ears and have a 4 snowmobile minimum.
*** A 10% gratuity will be added.

-Reservations including Guests riding with the guide (Guide+Adult, Guide+Child) for 12/17-1/2, 2/12-2/15, 3/13-3/28 must be booked directly with Steamboat Snowmobile Tours.
-Children's lunches are $10.00.

Private tours are based on availability, please call for details.

Saddleback Ranch

About

Saddleback Ranch guided snowmobile tour goes over 8,000 acres of groomed trails and open meadows, the only snowmobile tour that operates on private land. Enjoy the opportunity to see gorgeous views of the Flattops, Mt. Werner, Sleeping Giant and the Zirkles. The 2-hour tour has daily pickup times at 8:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

Half Day Adventure Package

The Half-day package has 3 hour snowmobile tour, 1 hour tubing, lunch and pick-up at 8:30 a.m. We use 2 passenger 2006-2008 Polaris 550 Sport Tour snowmobiles. After the ride, warm up with a cup of hot chocolate at the headquarters. Available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Location

Saddleback Ranch provides front door transportation to and from the ranch in brand new luxury vans. Saddleback Ranch is located just outside of Milner, a 15 mile drive from Steamboat Springs. If you wish to drive to the ranch, take HWY 40 West out of Steamboat 10 miles. At mile marker 122 take a left onto county road 178, which will turn into County Road 179. Follow County road 179, 3miles across the rail road tracks, over the river and pass a housing development, the ranch is on the left side of the road.

Hours

Three 2-hour tours offered daily with pickup times of 8:30am, 10:30am, and 1:00pm. The Half-day package pick-up time is at 8:30am.

Saddleback Snowmobile Tours Type Age Rate*
2-Hour Tour Driver
Passenger
Child
Passenger w/ guide
16 & up
11 & up
10 & under
11 & up
$105
$60
$15
$70
HALF DAY ADVENTURE TOUR
(SNOWMOBILING & TUBING)
Driver
Passenger
Child
Passenger w/ guide
16 & up
11 & up
10 & under
all ages
$160
$75
$40
$90

*These are the 2012/2013 winter rates.

High Mountain Snowmobile Tours

About

Custom groomed trails wind through beautiful high mountain meadows and up onto scenic ridges. Tours are available Monday through Saturday beginning December 21st, 2012. On December 24th there will be day tours offered only (no dinner tour) and on December 25th High Mountain Snowmobile Tours will be closed.

Dress warm! Wear ski clothes, hat, gloves, neck gaitor and sunglasses or goggles. Helmets are provided. Remember your camera! Not open on December 25th or Sundays.

Location

Call for directions and pickup locations nearest your lodging. Please call 24 hours in advance to re-confirm your meeting time. Free transportation is provided. Guest are asked to please be outside, ready and waiting for the white vans.

  • Mountain Pick-up Locations: Gondola Square Transit Center, Timber Run, Thunderhead Lodge, Torian Plum, Sheraton, Phoenix, The Lodge, Steamboat Grand, and the Shadow Run Bus Stop.
  • Downtown Pick-up Locations: 7th & Lincoln, Celebrity Resorts (Pine Grove), Celebrity Resorts (Hilltop) Rabbit Ears Motel, and the Hampton Inn.

Driving Directions

If you decide to drive instead of taking advantage of the pick-up service, then Take Hwy 40 west to RCR 129, and go north on RCR 129 sixteen miles to Clark. Turn right on RCR 64 (Seedhouse Road) and go five miles to the end of the plowed road at the Meeting cabin.

Tour Schedule

High Mountain Snowmobile Tours begin on December 21st, 2011. Tours are available Monday - Saturday. Drivers with passengers must be 18 years of age.

Tour Type Rate*
2-Hour Tour - Elk River Valley - 8:00am, 10:30am, or 1:00pm. Driver (16 and up)
Passenger (11 and up)
Child (1-10 years)
$95
$45
Free
4-Hour Lunch Tour - Mt. Zirkel - 8am or 10:30am Driver (16 and up)
Passenger (11 and up)
Child (1-10 years)
$145
$65
$20
FULL DAY TOUR MT. ZIRKEL - 8AM (INCLUDES LUNCH) Driver (16 and up)
Passenger (11 and up)
Child (1-10 years)
$235
$165
$25

* These are the 2012/2013 winter rates. Guide gratuity is greatly appreciated.

Hahn's Peak Roadhouse

About

Hahn's Peak Roadhouse offers guided snowmobile tours and snowmobile rentals. Take the scenic two hour guided snowmobile tour through Steamboat Lake State Park or explore the boundless snowmobile trails and backcountry terrain on one of our Ski-Doo snowmobile rentals. The Hahn's Peak Roadhouse is proud to offer a fleet of 600cc (1-person sled) liquid cooled and 550cc (2-person sled) air cooled Ski-Doo sleds for exploring the trails and carving up the powder! The two hour tour is offered daily at 10am, 1pm and 3pm. Transportation is provided to and from Hahn’s Peak Roadhouse, located 26 miles north of Steamboat Springs on RCR 129. Please dress warmly wearing ski clothes; boots, gloves, neck gaitor and goggles. Helmets are provided. Hahn’s Peak Roadhouse reserves the right to cancel or reschedule due to weather conditions.

2 Hour Tour - Steamboat Lake State Park

The guided scenic two hour snowmobile tour through Steamboat Lake State Park is offered at 10:00am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm.

All Day Rental 550cc-2 ppl - Steamboat Lake State Park

550 (2 person) Ski Doo snowmobile rental. Explore designated routes in the State Park or National Forest. Full day rentals 8am to 4pm.

All Day Rental 600cc - Steamboat Lake State Park

600cc (1 person) Ski Doo snowmobile rental. Explore designated routes in the State Park or National Forest. Full day rentals 8am to 4pm.

Half Day Rental 600cc - Steamboat Lake State Park

600cc (1 person) Ski Doo snowmobile rental. Explore designated routes in the State Park or National Forest. Half day rentals at 8am or 12:30pm (4 hours).

Half Day Rental 550cc-2ppl - Steamboat Lake State Park

550 (2 person) Ski Doo snowmobile rental. Explore designated routes in the State Park or National Forest. Half day rentals 8am or 12:30pm.

Tour Type Age Rate*
2 Hour Tour - 10am, 1pm, 3pm Driver (16 and up)
Passenger (13 and up)
Guide & Passenger (3 and up)
Child (3-12 years)
$85
$50
$85
$40
Rentals Age Rate*
All Day Rental 550cc for 2 ppl - 8am Driver (16 and up) $175**
Half Day Rental 550cc for 2 ppl - 8am, 12:30pm Driver (16 and up) $135**
All Day Rental 600cc - 8am Driver (16 and up) $195
HALF DAY RENTAL 600cc - 8AM, 12:30PM Driver (16 and up) $150

* These are the 2012/2013 winter rates. Guide gratuity is greatly appreciated.

** Driver must be 18 years old with a valid drivers license to take a passenger

Please call our reservations department at 888-686-8075 for additional details, rates, and to make reservations.

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