When you’re planning your stay in a winter wonderland like Killington, there’s nothing quite like exploring the mountainside on top of a powerful snowmobile, taking in the beautiful scenery of snow-blanketed trees as it all rushes by. Taking a snowmobiling tour allows you to not only experience this sensation, but also to learn more about the area. Below, we have put together a few pointers for going on a snowmobiling tour in Killington. Enjoy!
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With one of its most popular locations based out of Killington, Snowmobile Vermont is one of the largest and longest-running purveyors of snowmobile tours in the state of Vermont. Utilizing a fleet of cutting-edge Polaris brand snowmobiles, Snowmobile Vermont offers two pre-set tours that visitors can take, as well as custom-made tours tailored to the kind of experience you want. Among Killington things to do, snowmobiling has to be one of the funnest.
Suitable for riders of all ages and snowmobiling experience levels, Snowmobile Vermont’s tours take snowmobilers on scenic ski trails, as well as through the National Forest. There are also kid-friendly tours for children ages four to eleven years old which include monitoring by your guide. Snowmobile riders are also provided with all of the gear they need in order to ride safely and comfortably, including helmets and boots. Warm winter clothing, such as ski suits, can be rented for a nominal fee.
The Mountain Tour takes visitors on an hour-long adventure on groomed ski trails that lead through the woods, especially after the skiing trails have closed for the day. Alternatively, tour-goers can go on the two-hour Backcountry Tour, which takes riders on a journey covering twenty-five miles of varied terrain on the Vermont State trail system’s Calvin Coolidge State Forest trails. Meanwhile, parents can send their children on the Kids’ Tour, during which their guide watches them and assists them with operating their Polaris Indy 120 XCs, a kid-sized snowmobile.
Snowmobile Vermont’s tour pricing is set at $89.00 for renting a mini-snowmobile on the Kids Snowmobile Tour (though family members of all ages are invited to join). The Mountain Tour costs $69.00 for a passenger to ride with a guide, $99.00 for a single-seater snowmobile rental, and $139.00 for a double-seater snowmobile rental. Finally, the Backcountry Tour is priced at $99.00 for a passenger with guide, $154.00 for a single snowmobile, and $199.00 for a double snowmobile.
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