Get Your Motor Runnin’!
Hop On & Go Snowmobiling in Truckee-Tahoe
When you vacation, live or work in the ultimate winter destination, there is always something fun to do in the great outdoors! To help you enjoy our winter wonderland off the slopes in Truckee-Tahoe, we are sharing some of our favorite activities to enliven your winter spirit of adventure. Whether you get your motor runnin’ with a snowmobile adventure in the backcountry or slip out your back door for a day of snow biking, there is no shortage of ways to play in the snow throughout the High Sierra!
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Snowmobiling Tours and Rentals in
For a full-throttle adventure, make your reservation now with one of the region’s reputable snowmobile tour companies in Truckee-Tahoe. With 360-degree views of the Sierra and the crystal cobalt blue views of Lake Tahoe, the sights you will see are part of the experience you don’t want to miss – with memories you will never forget!
This is the only regional company that offers private tours on private trails. During the two-hour time, you will ascend 2,000 vertical feet to see some of the region’s most spectacular sights. A bonus that comes with booking your Cold Stream adventure is the stop in a meadow to set you free to feel the wind on your face and sun on your back as you go as fast or slow as you choose to go. It’s a first-class experience for large groups, private sessions and even corporate events!
Lake Tahoe Snowmobile Tours
The largest snowmobile tour company in the area has several tour options for the novice to the most advanced. Lake Tahoe Snowmobile Tours is conveniently located just off Highway 267 at the top of Brockway Summit. From their starting point and as you climb to 9,000 feet, you are guaranteed unobstructed views of Lake Tahoe and surrounding ski resorts. Each of their tours provides a thrilling snowmobile adventure that is a must-do this winter and in years to come.
Here’s a list of their tours which need to be booked in advance:
2-Hour Group Tour
2-Hour Private Summit Tour
3-Hour Private Peaks Tour
4-Hour Ultimate Private Tour
For those who want to glide on the wild side, backcountry snowmobiling in Lake Tahoe is the ultimate adventure. Sierra Adventures offers a concierge level of service that will pick you up at your home or hotel and take you to the starting point of your snowmobile adventure. In addition to a snowmobile tour, Sierra Adventures offers additional activities for whatever kind of thrill you want outdoors.
Tahoe Family Adventures
This family-owned and operated year-round adventure company is one of the best options for those with kids who may not be able to make it through an entire tour but who would still like to experience snowmobiling adventures. They offer private and semi-private tours in the winter. Check them out for boat rentals in the summer, too!
Snow Biking in Truckee-Tahoe
Here’s another option that includes everything about winter fun, with a twist. Whether you are a dirt bike enthusiast, mountain bike fanatic or just looking for another way to explore the great outdoors, snow biking is another way to enjoy a cruise through the forest or an exhilarating day exploring the Sierra mountain ranges. This sport will test your agility and appreciation of a good work out – especially after one of our classic snow storms. Tahoe Snowbike Rental in Truckee has a full selection of Tahoe Timbersled snowbikes to rent, or you can book a 2-hour custom tour based on your family or group’s experience and ability.
Finally, Be Prepared
No matter where you go, do so safely and let someone know where you are going. The amount of snow in the backcountry impressive yet should only be explored with buddies by your side and a qualified tour guide if this is a new experience. Be prepared, dress appropriately and always take water and snacks as well. Here’s a good article about what to bring when heading out for a snowmobile or snowbike tour. Most importantly, be prepared for a safe and FUN adventure!
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