Snowmobile Adventure Camp in Utah

This active wintertime adventure will get you out on all kinds of toys made for the snow. Have you ever wanted to blast through a winter wonderland on a snowmobile? How about a guided snowshoeing or winter wildlife tour? Maybe polish up your wintertime photography skills? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this tour is for you. This six-day adventure tour takes you to Bear Lake located in the extreme northeast corner of Utah. You’ll stay at the same resort during the whole stay and experience each of these sparkling wintertime activities on each of the days.

Tour Highlights:

  • Snowmobiling instruction
  • Two full day snowmobile excursions
  • Optional excursions such as more snowmobiling, snow skiing, snowshoeing and more
  • Bear Lake Outdoor Mineral Tubs

Inclusions:

  • Services of a Southwest Adventure Tours tour director – a professional tour guide
  • Comfortable transportation
  • 5 nights hotel accommodations
  • 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
  • 3 days of guided snowmobiling with all necessary gear; winter suit, boots, helmet, gloves, fuel, etc.
  • Damage waiver fee for snowmobiles
  • Gratuities for included meals, activities and outfitters
  • Applicable taxes and fees

Daily Breakdown:

  • Day 1: Arrive in Salt Lake City, transfer to Bear Lake
  • Day 2: Snowmobiling 101 (instruction)
  • Day 3: Full day snowmobiling excursion to The Sinks
  • Day 4: Bear Lake
  • Day 5: Full day snowmobiling excursion to St. Charles Peak
  • Day 6: Return to Salt Lake and return home

Itinerary:

  • Arrive in Salt Lake City today as your winter adventure begins. Please arrive at the Salt Lake Airport before 2:00pm. Upon arrival, meet your local guide and depart for a scenic 2.5 hour drive past the Great Salt Lake, through beautiful Logan Canyon and on to Bear Lake which is located on the Utah / Idaho border. Arrive Harbor Village and Sunrise Resort, a cozy lodge that will be your home for the next 5 nights.  This region, known as the Logan Canyon Snowmobile Complex, is one of northern Utah's unique recreation treasures.  Some 180 miles of well-groomed snowmobile trails wind through the Wasatch-Cache National Forest and provide snowmobiling opportunities that are consistently included in lists of the West's top riding areas.  Access to some of the best and uncrowded riding areas in the country is why we chose this location to hold our snowmobile camp.  After checking in, join the group for a welcome dinner, followed by free time to relax on own. Sunrise Resort has many amenities including a game loft area with a billiards table, ping pong, air hockey & foosball, a 40-seat surround sound theater, small gym, stunning lake views and an outdoor hot tub.  It will be a wonderful place to relax each evening, play games and reminisce of the day’s adventures.

    Sunrise Resort at Harbor Village, Garden City, UT | Meals: D

  • After a delicious breakfast, join the group for an introduction to snowmobiling classroom instruction. Your expert guide will cover an introduction to operating a snowmobile, back country survival and first aid, troubleshooting problems on the mountain and avalanche awareness and safety. After an included lunch at the lodge, take a short drive to Beaver Creek Lodge for live training on snowmobiles. You will go through a skills course to develop your driving and handling abilities, then put them to use on the trail. All under your guides supervision of course.  Then return to the resort with some time to freshen up before going out to dinner at Coopers, a restaurant and sports bar with a view. The rest of the evening is free on own at the resort.

    Sunrise Resort at Harbor Village, Garden City, UT | Meals: B, L, D

  • After breakfast and gearing up, depart for a full day snowmobile adventure through the Sinks Complex. This trail features gradual climbs and falls through the trees. It is especially scenic and uncrowded, making it a favorite of local riders. Access to some of the best play and hill climbing areas in the region are via this trail. It will be a full day with a sack lunch and treats on the mountain, stunning views, wildlife and of course plenty of riding fun. Return to the resort with some free time to relax and freshen up before heading to dinner at another local favorite, Cody’s Gastro Garage, a fun classic car themed restaurant.

    Sunrise Resort at Harbor Village, Garden City, UT | Meals: B, L, D

  • Today is a free day to choose your own winter adventure. Many optional activities are available including full and half day snowmobiling, downhill snow skiing at nearby Beaver Mountain Ski Resort, guided fat tire snow mountain bike adventure, guided snowshoeing, guided wildlife photography and more. Whatever you choose, it is sure to be a great day in this winter wonderland. After a full day of fun, join the group for a trip to the Bear Lake Outdoor Mineral Tubs where you can soak away in natural outdoor heated mineral pools. Dinner this evening is at Bear Lake Pizza Company, famous for its giant “Old Ephraim” pizza, named after a massive grizzly bear that terrorized the region in the early 1900’s.

    Sunrise Resort at Harbor Village, Garden City, UT | Meals: B, D

  • Today your destination by snowmobile is St. Charles Peak. This will be a full day ride on groomed trails that travel into Idaho to reach this remarkable peak. At an altitude of 9,700 feet, a person can stand on this Idaho peak and see from the Grand Tetons of Wyoming to the Uinta Mountains of Utah. This ride is also popular for its large basins and deep powder. Your guides will cook a hot lunch right on the mountain today. A highlight of this guided ride is a trip through our very own mountain luge called the pig trough. This thrill ride takes you through a steep draw with high banks to play on. After returning to the hotel, join the group for a delicious farewell dinner followed by a video & slide show recap of your week. What a fantastic way to conclude your snowmobiling experience!

    Sunrise Resort at Harbor Village, Garden City, UT | Meals: B, L, D

  • After a quick breakfast, depart Bear Lake and travel to the Salt Lake Airport for departure. Please plan departure flights for 12:00pm or later, optional post night in Salt Lake City is available. As you travel home, remember all the wonderful memories and friends you have met on your fabulous Snowmobile Adventure!

    Meals: B

Tour Details:

Not Included:

  • Items of a personal nature (alcohol, room service, etc.)
  • Meals (other than listed in the itinerary)
  • Optional activities
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Gratuities for the tour director

Arrival / Departure Info:

  • Arrival Location: Salt Lake City Airport (SLC)
  • Arrival Time: Before 2:00pm on day 1
  • Departure Location: Salt Lake City Airport (SLC)
  • Departure Time: After 12:00pm on day 6

Physical Requirements:

  • Guests should be comfortable walking on uneven terrain for an average of 1 to 3 miles at a time.
  • Elevation gain and loss averages between 50 to 300 ft over the course of the areas visited during this tour.
  • Touring and overnight locations are above 6,000 to 8,000 ft above sea level
  • Deboard and board van each time at a viewpoint – a portable step will be available
  • Please let us know if you have any other physical/health limitations or requirements

* Equipment Provided: Boots, helmet, one-piece suit, gloves, balaclava 

* Equipment Needed: Layers, thermals, ski gloves, hat, sunglasses 

* Drivers must be at least 16 years old with a valid driver’s license

* This tour is recommended for children 12 and older 

Bad Weather Policy: Snowmobile tours are subject to change due to weather and snow conditions

Price Per Person:

  • $2,999.00 Double       
  • $3,149.00 Single                     
  • $2,919.00 Triple
  • $2,899.00 Quad

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