Established in 2008, Ice Pirates is the premier snowmobile outfitter in the heart of the Southern Colorado mountains, serving both families and adventurers on rides throughout the scenic San Juan mountains. Based out of Molas Pass, near Silverton just north of Durango, Ice Pirates offers the chance to experience some of the best snow and 360 degree views while riding top-of-the-line, current-year Polaris snowmobiles.
Snowmobile rentals or guided two-hour, three-hour or full-day tours, including a backcountry adventure tour option, with lunch are offered on 55,000 acres of dynamic terrain. Riders of all levels are welcome to climb to over 12,000 feet above tree line and explore open spaces, tree trails, historic mining cabins and more. From beginner to advanced, riders will enjoy some of Colorado’s best powder with epic views of the San Juan mountains, the Weminuche Wilderness and the La Plata mountains.
As the official snowmobile adventure provider for the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, packaging options are available with lodging in Durango, Silverton and Ouray.
Ice Pirates provides a safe, turnkey way to snowmobile with cutting-edge communication, GPS and safety equipment, including helmets and goggles, as well as storage compartments for your riding gear. Each ride starts with a safety orientation ensuring riders enjoy that amazing vistas that await.
Ice Pirates is snow dependent and opens around Thanksgiving through early to mid-April. Great for holiday gatherings, spring break and throughout the winter season.