Established in 1988, Monarch Snowmobile Tours & Rentals is one of the most affordable and customer friendly snowmobile guide service in the state of Colorado. The unique location just east of Monarch Pass allows guests to walk out the front door, hop on a snow machine, and ride directly from the shop without the need for shuttling.
Monarch Snowmobile Guided Tours
Guided tours are customized for beginner to expert level riders and last from one to six hours depending on tour type. Terrain options vary from flat roads and valleys to steep alpine hill climbs and tight trails through the national forest.
Terrain options vary from flat roads and valleys to steep alpine hill climbs and tight trails through the national forest. A typical tour will start off with a safety talk and explanation on how the machine operates. Guests then ride along an old railroad grade to several scenic spots including the historic Madonna Silver Mine, the abandoned townsite and graveyard of Monarch, and beautiful Monarch Park with views of the Monarch Ski Area. The highlight of the trip is free riding through open meadows where you can practice your newly honed skills and really let it rip. When finished with the tour, guests enjoy complimentary hot chocolate and coffee beside a roaring fire. No experience is necessary and first time riders are guaranteed to have a great experience.
Monarch Backcountry Shuttle
In addition to guided tours, Monarch Snowmobile Tours and Rentals offers a shuttle for you and your gear to one of two backcountry huts in the area, the Lost Wonder Hut and the Elk Creek Lodge. This option allows beginner backcountry enthusiast the ability to access a remote hut without the sometimes back breaking effort it requires to get there.