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Vail Snowmobile Rental Rates & Times

Be Your Own Boss!

snowmobile.jpgBe your own boss when booking Vail snowmobile trips with Colorado Backcountry Rentals! All renters will need to meet us at our Yurt location at the trailhead.

Choose from the Yamaha Venture Lite or Polaris RMK 600 snowmobile rentals for the experience of a lifetime! Everything is included (bring your own goggles) and nobody tells you where to go ... explore unguided through the Colorado backcountry.

Don't worry, though, as we will guide you step-by-step how to operate your machine safely and provide you with a trail map so you can navigate easily through the numerous trails available for your next snowmobiling experience.

Vail Snowmobile Rental Rates

The following rates include gas and helmets. You will, however, be responsible for paying a $6 per person (12 years and older) CASH ONLY Forest Service trail use fee. This will be collected upon check in.

yamaha-venture-lite-snowmobile-2008.pngYamaha Venture Lite - Single/Double Riders

AM or PM Half Day: $175 / $215
Full Day: $360 / $400

2011_Polaris_RMK.pngPolaris RMK 600 - Mountain Sled

AM or PM Half Day: $215
Full Day: $400

Snowshoe Rentals

yukon-charlies-womens-trail-snowshoes-1.pngFor a slower paced backcountry ADVENTURE!

Snowshoeing is a fantastic way to experience Vail Pass with your entire family. We have beginner to advanced level trails right out our back door and we provide the map with rental.

Rental is $20 for 24-hours of non-stop fun and includes; Yukon snowshoes that are compatible with almost any snow boot and adjustable trekking poles. We recommend bringing your own footwear, but also have limited sizes of snow boots available for rent at our office.


helmet.pngOur helmets are included with your snowmobile rental. We have a variety of closed and open faced helmets to choose from. You will, however, need to provide your own eye protection ... goggles are recommended. 

Rest & Ride: Package Deals

Cozy up for the night in the quaint and picturesque town of Red Cliff. Call Us for current package deals on lodging with the Green Bridge Inn and Vail snowmobile rentals with yours truly!

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The Green Bridge Inn
Visit our Snowmobile/Snowshoe page to see what kind of machines you will be renting.

Half Day Snowmobile Rental

(A half day is 3 hours of riding time.)


**8:00am check in; Ride from 9am to 12noon.

**12noon check in; Ride from 12:45pm to 3:45pm.

All renters will need to be at our Yurt location at the trailhead promptly to fill out paperwork and listen to a safety talk.

Full Day Snowmobile Rental

A full day is approximately seven hours of riding time. 8:00am check in; Ride from 9am to 3:45pm.

Two-Hour Snowmobile Rental

Check In: 9:15am.
Ride from 10:00-Noon
Single: $140
Double: $170
Mountain Sled: $170

Full Day Snowshoe Rental

A full day is 24 hours of non-stop fun!

Give Us A Call

Once you have decided on a full or half day snowmobile rental, give us a call at 970-406-1397 and we will set you up with our premier Vail snowmobile rentals!

You can also visit our reservations page for answers to many of the questions you might have.