Steamboat Snowmobile Adventures
Sometimes a bum like Bob needs to get off the slippery ski slopes and take the trails less traveled. By snowmobile! Here's some cool stuff on Steamboat snowmobile adventures that is sure to warm your appetite for a rowdy alternative in the high country powder.
At Steamboat Snowmobile Tours, explore the rugged beauty of Colorado's Continental Divide. Two-hour, four-hour lunch, and full day lunch and dinner packages are now being offered. The cost of the two-hour tour is $90 - passengers are $50. The half-day (four hour) lunch tour is $145 - passengers are $60. A two-hour sunset dinner option is available for $110, passengers $65. For a full day tour of Flat Tops and Rabbit Ears Pass you'll pay $215, passengers $150.
Rabbit Ears Pass offers Steamboat snowmobile adventures of your dream. There are four package options being offered, including two-hour and half-day tours, a full-day lunch tour, and a Rocky Mountain Sunset Dinner Tour. This is an exciting ride. At a 10,000-foot altitude, the finest Polaris snowmobiles will glide over premium champagne powder trails. When a full day of seizing the endless, breathtaking views has reached an end, retreat to a secluded mountain cabin for your choice of sizzling steak, oven roasted chicken and more.
For adult riders, the tour features the Flat Tops scenic Dunckley Pass, a 12,000-foot elevation adventure unlike any other. On good weather days full tours might take you over the Flat Tops. On bad weather days, unless you reschedule your party, the guide will resort to touring Rabbit Ears Pass.
These Steamboat snowmobile adventures are geared to all levels of ability. Each full day tour includes a complimentary shuttle, snow gear, piping hot gourmet meals, friendly, qualified guides, photo opportunities, safe and easy instruction, new Polaris snowmobiles and plenty of premium, well-groomed trails to set your heart ablaze for more. For more information call: 970-879-6500, or visit www.stmbtsnowmobiletours.com.
High Mountain Snowmobile Tours is safe and memorable fun for the whole family. Take a scenic ride through the Routt National Forest and the Upper Elk River Valley. Offered are two and four-hour personalized tours, which includes lunch. Drivers must be at least 16 years old, 18 if carrying a passenger, and helmets will be worn. Winter clothing is provided as needed. Call 970-879-9073 for pick-up times, and details.
At Saddleback Ranch, take a two-hour guided tour of the rugged high country terrain. There are three tours a day, with pick-up times of 7:30am, 10:00am and 12:30pm. Rates are $85 for the driver, $45 for the passenger – kids 10 and under Free! Call 970-879-3711 for more information.
Snowy Mountain Adventures Explore the wilds of high country on an unguided tour with Snowy Mountain Adventures, near the Wyoming-Colorado border. Its legendary Snowy Range Trail System will allow you the freedom to explore the beauty of Colorado on marked and groomed trails, on your own time. Trail maps are provided. 2-hour, half and full day tours are being offered. Rates on these exciting Steamboat snowmobile adventures are as follows (on new Polaris 550cc snowmobiles):
2-hour/drivers 16 and over: $75, driver and passenger: $105, 7 and under Free!
Half-day/drivers 16 and over: $110, driver and passenger: $140, 7 and under Free!
Full-day/drivers 16 and over: $160, driver and passenger: $190, 7 and under Free!
For high rates, tours on higher performance snowmobiles are available.
For more information about Snowy Mountain Adventures, call 800-291-5959.
After a long day of snowmobiling take a dip in the hot springs.
For more general information about Steamboat snowmobile adventures, go to www.ski.com.