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Ice Pirates Snowmobiling is Southwestern Colorado's premier snowmobile touring outfitter. Operating daily, they are located in the heart of the San Juan Mountains, between Durango and Silverton, Colorado. The outpost is situated at the top of Molas Pass on San Juan National Forest land, 16 miles north of Purgatory Resort.Molas Pass receives an average of 300 inches of snow a year. Whether you're looking for family fun with groomed backcountry trails or high-alpine adventure riding, Ice Pirates Snowmobiling offers unique trips that appeal to everyone!Riding with Ice Pirates is easy, and safety is Ice Pirates number one concern. Qualified guides give hands-on safety and operating orientations and you begin on easy terrain. From their location in the San Juan Mountains, you will experience miles and miles of stunning majestic views and radical above-tree line snowmobiling.

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - 2-Hour - 3:00 pm Departure - Double Rider Sled

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - 2-Hour - 3:00 pm Departure - Double Rider Sled

Enjoy this 2-hour snowmobile tour on beautiful Molas Pass. Tours include a tour guide, safety gear, including helmets & goggles, and base insurance (upgraded insurance available and recommended). One guest per group can ride on the same snowmobile with a guide for $75. Private guided tours are available for your group for an additional $75.

Drivers must be sixteen with a valid driver’s license to operate their own snowmobile and must be eighteen to be a driver with a passenger. Ice Pirates requires all riders to be at least 4 years old. Maximum weight per sled is 400 pounds. All riders must sign Liability Release. Advanced reservations are required.

Wear ski clothing or layered winter weather clothing, sturdy shoes/boots, gloves, eye protection, and sunscreen. Ice Pirates has a limited amount of outerwear (no cost but on a first come, first serve basis).

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - 2-Hour - 3:00 pm Departure - Single Rider Sled

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - 2-Hour - 3:00 pm Departure - Single Rider Sled

Enjoy this 2-hour snowmobile tour on beautiful Molas Pass. Tours include a tour guide, safety gear, including helmets & goggles, and base insurance (upgraded insurance available and recommended). One guest per group can ride on the same snowmobile with a guide for $75. Private guided tours are available for your group for an additional $75.

Drivers must be sixteen with a valid driver’s license to operate their own snowmobile and must be eighteen to be a driver with a passenger. Ice Pirates requires all riders to be at least 4 years old. Maximum weight per sled is 400 pounds. All riders must sign Liability Release. Advanced reservations are required.

Wear ski clothing or layered winter weather clothing, sturdy shoes/boots, gloves, eye protection, and sunscreen. Ice Pirates has a limited amount of outerwear (no cost but on a first come, first serve basis).

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - 2-Hour - 9:00am Departure - Double Rider Sled

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - 2-Hour - 9:00am Departure - Double Rider Sled

Enjoy this 2-hour snowmobile tour on beautiful Molas Pass. Tours include a tour guide, safety gear, including helmets & goggles, and base insurance (upgraded insurance available and recommended). One guest per group can ride on the same snowmobile with a guide for $75. Private guided tours are available for your group for an additional $75.

Drivers must be sixteen with a valid driver’s license to operate their own snowmobile and must be eighteen to be a driver with a passenger. Ice Pirates requires all riders to be at least 4 years old. Maximum weight per sled is 400 pounds. All riders must sign Liability Release. Advanced reservations are required.

Wear ski clothing or layered winter weather clothing, sturdy shoes/boots, gloves, eye protection, and sunscreen. Ice Pirates has a limited amount of outerwear (no cost but on a first come, first serve basis).

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - 2-Hour - 9:00am Departure - Single Rider Sled

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - 2-Hour - 9:00am Departure - Single Rider Sled

Enjoy this 2-hour snowmobile tour on beautiful Molas Pass. Tours include a tour guide, safety gear, including helmets & goggles, and base insurance (upgraded insurance available and recommended). One guest per group can ride on the same snowmobile with a guide for $75. Private guided tours are available for your group for an additional $75.

Drivers must be sixteen with a valid driver’s license to operate their own snowmobile and must be eighteen to be a driver with a passenger. Ice Pirates requires all riders to be at least 4 years old. Maximum weight per sled is 400 pounds. All riders must sign Liability Release. Advanced reservations are required.

Wear ski clothing or layered winter weather clothing, sturdy shoes/boots, gloves, eye protection, and sunscreen. Ice Pirates has a limited amount of outerwear (no cost but on a first come, first serve basis).

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - 3-Hour Tour - 11:00 am Departure - Double Rider Sled

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - 3-Hour Tour - 11:00 am Departure - Double Rider Sled

Enjoy this 3-hour snowmobile tour on beautiful Molas Pass. Tours include a tour guide, safety gear, including helmets & goggles, and base insurance (upgraded insurance available and recommended). One guest per group can ride on the same snowmobile with a guide for $75. Private guided tours are available for your group for an additional $75.

Drivers must be sixteen with a valid driver’s license to operate their own snowmobile and must be eighteen to be a driver with a passenger. Ice Pirates requires all riders to be at least 4 years old. Maximum weight per sled is 400 pounds. All riders must sign Liability Release. Advanced reservations are required.

Wear ski clothing or layered winter weather clothing, sturdy shoes/boots, gloves, eye protection, and sunscreen. Ice Pirates has a limited amount of outerwear (no cost but on a first come, first serve basis).

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - 3-Hour Tour - 11:00 am Departure - Single Rider Sled

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - 3-Hour Tour - 11:00 am Departure - Single Rider Sled

Enjoy this 3-hour snowmobile tour on beautiful Molas Pass. Tours include a tour guide, safety gear, including helmets & goggles, and base insurance (upgraded insurance available and recommended). One guest per group can ride on the same snowmobile with a guide for $75. Private guided tours are available for your group for an additional $75.

Drivers must be sixteen with a valid driver’s license to operate their own snowmobile and must be eighteen to be a driver with a passenger. Ice Pirates requires all riders to be at least 4 years old. Maximum weight per sled is 400 pounds. All riders must sign Liability Release. Advanced reservations are required.

Wear ski clothing or layered winter weather clothing, sturdy shoes/boots, gloves, eye protection, and sunscreen. Ice Pirates has a limited amount of outerwear (no cost but on a first come, first serve basis).

Riding Around

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - 3-Hour Tour - 2:00 pm Departure - Double Rider Sled

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - 3-Hour Tour - 2:00 pm Departure - Double Rider Sled

Enjoy this 3-hour snowmobile tour on beautiful Molas Pass. Tours include a tour guide, safety gear, including helmets & goggles, and base insurance (upgraded insurance available and recommended). One guest per group can ride on the same snowmobile with a guide for $75. Private guided tours are available for your group for an additional $75.

Drivers must be sixteen with a valid driver’s license to operate their own snowmobile and must be eighteen to be a driver with a passenger. Ice Pirates requires all riders to be at least 4 years old. Maximum weight per sled is 400 pounds. All riders must sign Liability Release. Advanced reservations are required.

Wear ski clothing or layered winter weather clothing, sturdy shoes/boots, gloves, eye protection, and sunscreen. Ice Pirates has a limited amount of outerwear (no cost but on a first come, first serve basis).

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - 3-Hour Tour - 2:00 pm Departure - Single Rider Sled

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - 3-Hour Tour - 2:00 pm Departure - Single Rider Sled

Enjoy this 3-hour snowmobile tour on beautiful Molas Pass. Tours include a tour guide, safety gear, including helmets & goggles, and base insurance (upgraded insurance available and recommended). One guest per group can ride on the same snowmobile with a guide for $75. Private guided tours are available for your group for an additional $75.

Drivers must be sixteen with a valid driver’s license to operate their own snowmobile and must be eighteen to be a driver with a passenger. Ice Pirates requires all riders to be at least 4 years old. Maximum weight per sled is 400 pounds. All riders must sign Liability Release. Advanced reservations are required.

Wear ski clothing or layered winter weather clothing, sturdy shoes/boots, gloves, eye protection, and sunscreen. Ice Pirates has a limited amount of outerwear (no cost but on a first come, first serve basis).

Riding Around

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - 3-Hour Tour - 8:00 am Departure - Double Rider Sled

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - 3-Hour Tour - 8:00 am Departure - Double Rider Sled

Enjoy this 3-hour snowmobile tour on beautiful Molas Pass. Tours include a tour guide, safety gear, including helmets & goggles, and base insurance (upgraded insurance available and recommended). One guest per group can ride on the same snowmobile with a guide for $75. Private guided tours are available for your group for an additional $75.

Drivers must be sixteen with a valid driver’s license to operate their own snowmobile and must be eighteen to be a driver with a passenger. Ice Pirates requires all riders to be at least 4 years old. Maximum weight per sled is 400 pounds. All riders must sign Liability Release. Advanced reservations are required.

Wear ski clothing or layered winter weather clothing, sturdy shoes/boots, gloves, eye protection, and sunscreen. Ice Pirates has a limited amount of outerwear (no cost but on a first come, first serve basis).

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - 3-Hour Tour - 8:00 am Departure - Single Rider Sled

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - 3-Hour Tour - 8:00 am Departure - Single Rider Sled

Enjoy this 3-hour snowmobile tour on beautiful Molas Pass. Tours include a tour guide, safety gear, including helmets & goggles, and base insurance (upgraded insurance available and recommended). One guest per group can ride on the same snowmobile with a guide for $75. Private guided tours are available for your group for an additional $75.

Drivers must be sixteen with a valid driver’s license to operate their own snowmobile and must be eighteen to be a driver with a passenger. Ice Pirates requires all riders to be at least 4 years old. Maximum weight per sled is 400 pounds. All riders must sign Liability Release. Advanced reservations are required.

Wear ski clothing or layered winter weather clothing, sturdy shoes/boots, gloves, eye protection, and sunscreen. Ice Pirates has a limited amount of outerwear (no cost but on a first come, first serve basis).

Riding Around

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - One Guest Rides With Tour Guide

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - One Guest Rides With Tour Guide

One guest per group can ride on the same snowmobile with the tour guide for $75.

Tours include a tour guide, safety gear, including helmets & goggles, and base insurance (upgraded insurance available and recommended). Private guided tours are available for your group for an additional $75.

Drivers must be sixteen with a valid driver’s license to operate their own snowmobile and must be eighteen to be a driver with a passenger. Ice Pirates requires all riders to be at least 4 years old. Maximum weight per sled is 400 pounds. All riders must sign Liability Release. Advanced reservations are required.

Wear ski clothing or layered winter weather clothing, sturdy shoes/boots, gloves, eye protection, and sunscreen. Ice Pirates has a limited amount of outerwear (no cost but on a first come, first serve basis).

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - Private Tour Guide

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - Private Tour Guide

Privately guided tours are available for your group for an additional $75.

Tours include a tour guide, safety gear, including helmets & goggles, and base insurance (upgraded insurance available and recommended). One guest per group can ride on the same snowmobile with a guide for $75. Private guided tours are available for your group for an additional $75.

Drivers must be sixteen with a valid driver’s license to operate their own snowmobile and must be eighteen to be a driver with a passenger. Ice Pirates requires all riders to be at least 4 years old. Maximum weight per single or double sled is 400 pounds. All riders must sign Liability Release. Advanced reservations are required.

Wear ski clothing or layered winter weather clothing, sturdy shoes/boots, gloves, eye protection, and sunscreen. Ice Pirates has a limited amount of outerwear (no cost but on a first come, first serve basis).


Ice Pirates Snowmobile Tours

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - Purgatory Shuttle Package - 2-Hour - 8AM Departure - Double Rider

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - Purgatory Shuttle Package - 2-Hour - 8AM Departure - Double Rider

Ice Pirates will shuttle you from the UPPER Parking Lot at Purgatory Ski Resort to their outpost on beautiful Molas Pass for a 2-HOUR snowmobile tour.

Tour rentals include guide, safety gear including helmets & goggles, and base insurance (upgraded insurance available and recommended). One guest per group can ride on the same snowmobile with a guide for $75. Private guided tours are available for your group for an additional $75.

Drivers must be sixteen with a valid driver’s license to operate their own snowmobile and must be eighteen to be a driver with a passenger. Ice Pirates requires all riders to be at least 4 years old. Maximum weight per sled is 400 pounds or may be switched and charged for single sled. All riders must sign Liability Release. Advanced reservations are required.

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - Purgatory Shuttle Package - 2-Hour - 8AM Departure - Single Rider

Ice Pirates ~ Snowmobile Tour - Purgatory Shuttle Package - 2-Hour - 8AM Departure - Single Rider

Ice Pirates will shuttle you from the UPPER Parking Lot at Purgatory Ski Resort to their outpost on beautiful Molas Pass for a 2-HOUR snowmobile tour.

Tour rentals include guide, safety gear including helmets & goggles, and base insurance (upgraded insurance available and recommended). One guest per group can ride on the same snowmobile with a guide for $75. Private guided tours are available for your group for an additional $75.

Drivers must be sixteen with a valid driver’s license to operate their own snowmobile and must be eighteen to be a driver with a passenger. Ice Pirates requires all riders to be at least 4 years old. Maximum weight per sled is 400 pounds or may be switched and charged for single sled. All riders must sign Liability Release. Advanced reservations are required.

Ice Pirates ~ Winter Train/Snowmobile Tour Combo - 2-Hour Snowmobile Tour - Double Rider

Ice Pirates ~ Winter Train/Snowmobile Tour Combo - 2-Hour Snowmobile Tour - Double Rider

(Price is per rider, not per snowmobile. Train ticket must be purchased in addition to Snowmobile Tour).

Experience two adventures in the same day! Take a vintage steam train ride through the San Juan National Forest to Cascade Canyon, where you can get off the train for about one hour to have lunch under the pavilion and explore along the Animas River. You can pre-purchase a boxed lunch ahead of time for your train ride.

On the return trip back to Durango, you will get off at the Rockwood Train Depot where Ice Pirates will shuttle you to their outpost on Molas Pass for a beautiful, high country 2-hr. snowmobile tour. After your snowmobile tour, Ice Pirates will provide hot chocolate and snacks and will shuttle you back to the Durango Train Station.

9:15 am - Arrive Durango Train Parking Lot
9:45 am - Depart Durango Depot
11:45 am - Arrive Cascade Canyon
12:45 pm - Train Departs Cascade Canyon
1:35 pm - Deboard at The Rockwood Station
2:30 pm - Arrive at Molas Pass Outpost by shuttle with Ice Pirates
5:15 pm - Leave Molas Pass Outpost
6:15 pm - Arrive at Durango Train Parking Lot


Ice Pirates Snowmobile Tours

Ice Pirates ~ Winter Train/Snowmobile Tour Combo - 2-Hour Snowmobile Tour - Single Rider

Ice Pirates ~ Winter Train/Snowmobile Tour Combo - 2-Hour Snowmobile Tour - Single Rider

(Does NOT include price of train ticket, which must be purchased separately). Experience two adventures in the same day! Take a vintage steam train ride through the San Juan National Forest to Cascade Canyon, where you can get off the train for about one hour to have lunch under the pavilion and explore along the Animas River. You can pre-purchase a boxed lunch ahead of time for your train ride.

On the return trip back to Durango, you will get off at the Rockwood Train Depot where Ice Pirates will shuttle you to their outpost on Molas Pass for a beautiful, high country 2-hr. snowmobile tour. After your snowmobile tour, Ice Pirates will provide hot chocolate and snacks and will shuttle you back to the Durango Train Station.

9:15 am - Arrive Durango Train Parking Lot
9:45 am - Depart Durango Depot
11:45 am - Arrive Cascade Canyon
12:45 pm - Train Departs Cascade Canyon
1:35 pm - Deboard at The Rockwood Station
2:30 pm - Arrive at Molas Pass Outpost by shuttle with Ice Pirates
5:15 pm - Leave Molas Pass Outpost
6:15 pm - Arrive at Durango Train Parking Lot


Ice Pirates Snowmobile Tours
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Address:
US Hwy 550 N, Molas Lake Trailhead, Mile Marker 65, Silverton, CO

From Durango: Drive north on US HWY 550 past Purgatory Resort. Continue on for 16 more miles, up and over Coal Bank Pass, and up Molas Pass. When you reach the Molas Pass summit, you will travel one more mile till you see mile marker 65 and the green Molas Trail / Molas Lake sign on your right, which is the entrance to our parking lot.

From Ridgway: Drive south on US HWY 550, over Red Mountain Pass to the town of Silverton. Continue traveling past Silverton and up Molas Pass for six more miles. You will see mile marker 65 and the green Molas Lake / Molas Trail sign on your left, which is the entrance to our parking lot.

  • Written Cancellation Policy | We require one week notice to cancel without penalties. Within one week, cancellation of entire tours or individual sleds may result in a 50% charge of your payment on your tour or the individual sled that was canceled. No refunds within 72 hours of your scheduled trip.
  • Written Deposit Policy | Full payment taken at time of booking.