Snowmobiling in Steamboat

Do you want the ultimate exhilarating mountain experience? Then explore the Rocky Mountain National Forest on the back of a snowmobile. Beautiful country, fresh powder, and fast machines always make for a great time! So who do you call for a wild snowmobile adventures?

What To Wear Snowmobiling

Before giving you some vendor options for your snowmobile tours, it’s rather important to know what to wear. The recommendation is to dress as though you are spending the day out on the slopes. Base layers, ski socks, and your water-proof outwear of choice. Neck gators, face mask or buff, goggles, gloves, and warm snow boots are a must as well. Vendors will provide you with helmets and may equip you with a snowsuit and waterproof boots for an additional charge.

Steamboat Snowmobile Tours

Steamboat Snowmobile Tours is consistently rated very well on TripAdvisor. Start your trip off with complimentary shuttle service from your lodging to the SST rustic mountain cabin. There, you will be outfitted with helmets, boots, snow bibs, and warm drinks. Then, after an introduction to your machine, follow your guide through the forested trails to the high mountain peaks of Routt National Forest. Take in the scenery and enjoy that fresh champagne powder.

Tour Options And Reservations With Steamboat Snowmobile Tours

Steamboat Snowmobile Tours offer a variety of tour options. They’ve got everything from beginner rides to advanced backcountry explorations! Or give their Moonlight/Sunset Dinner Tours a try—an awesome ride and a delicious dinner. And if you are lucky, you might see a few wildlife visitors!

For a full list of tours offered, please click here to visit their website. You can also book your tour on the site as well. Reservations are highly recommended, however you can call for availability on a daily basis. Steamboat Snowmobile Tours phone number is 970.879.6500. Tours are to be paid in full at the time of booking.

Cancellation Policy With Steamboat Snowmobile Tours

If you should need to make any changes or cancel your trip, they do have a refund policy. Outside of 48 hours, cancellations will be refunded less a 5% charge. Within 48 hours, no refunds are available.

Saddleback Ranch

Saddleback Ranch is the only tour company that offers snowmobile tours on private land! Their 8,000 acre ranch offers groomed trails and beautiful open meadows with incredible views. Saddleback is a short 20 minute drive from downtown Steamboat, and they do offer shuttle service at your lodging. So get bundled up and board your Skidoo 4 stroke for a wonderful adventure.

Tours, Reservations, And Cancellations With Saddleback Ranch

Half Day Snowmobile Tour

  • Pick up time is 8:30am
  • Three hour snowmobile tour
  • Lunch and an hour of tubing included
  • $190—driver
  • $100—passenger
  • $55—passenger 15 & under
  • $160—passenger riding with guide
  • $75—child passenger (15 & under) with guide

Two Hour Snowmobile Tour

  • Pick up times: 10am or 1pm at your condo; 8:30am non-peak Tuesday & Thursday
  • $130—driver
  • $75—passenger
  • $25—passenger 15 & under
  • $110—passenger riding with guide
  • $55—passenger 15 & under with guide

Sunset Tour

  • Includes 1 1/2 snowmobile tour and 30-45 min of snow tubing
  • Offered Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday
  • Pick up at the Gondola Transit Center only offered at 3:30pm
  • $110—driver
  • $65—passenger
  • $45—passenger 10 & under
  • $80—passenger with guide
  • $50—passenger 15 & under with guide

Reservations can be made online at or by calling 970.879.3711. Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours in advance. Please keep that in mind when planning your snowmobile tour.