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San Juan Backcountry

Silverton, CO 81433
+1 800-494-8687
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Beware - San Juan Backcountry advertises that all of their jeeps are Rubicons. We rented a 2-door... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Sara C
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Deer Park, Texas
San Diego and Atlanta see the wonders of Silverton, CO

This was our fourth Jeep tour in Silverton and it was also the best. Michael Constantine, our tour... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
judith p
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Summer: Rent a Jeep, ATV, Dirt Bike, Street Bike or a Mountain Bike OR take a guided tour on an ATV or in one of our open-top 4x4 Suburbans and we will take you to the best and most spectacular places in the San Juans, one of America's most pristine wilderness areas. Winter: Come ride with us starting at Molas Lake Campground on a snowmobile tour that you will never forget! On the perfect day you will arrive up at almost 13k feet, on top of the Grand Turk, where purgatory looks like just a hop skip and jump away! Or come rent skis, snowboards, sleds or ice skate at Kendall mountain and enjoy all the powder we have to offer! Best rates in Sw Colorado!
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Silverton, CO 81433
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Beware - San Juan Backcountry advertises that all of their jeeps are Rubicons. We rented a 2-door jeep today, August 14, 2017, based on their website advertisement that: "We now offer Rubicon Jeeps, only" and their other positive reviews. However, it was not a Rubicon...More

Thank Sara C
Larrypowersports, Owner at San Juan Backcountry, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Sara c I do apologize for the inconvenience! We had two jeeps with mechanical issues and was only able secure the colorados. Performance wise for what you are doing up here that brand new Colorado does everything you want or would ever need. We always...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017

This was our fourth Jeep tour in Silverton and it was also the best. Michael Constantine, our tour guide, made the day. It was well worth the money! Thanks, Mike. Judy and Dick from Canon City, CO.More

Thank judith p
Larrypowersports, Owner at San Juan Backcountry, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Judith p thank you so much for going with us! We are blessed to have Michael Constantine with us!! We stole him a few years back from one of our competitors and love him like that cool crazy uncle! (Actually he just came in and...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Our guide Brent gave us an amazing trip! We had an absolute blast! He is one of the best guides we've ever had! It decided to rain a bit on our trip but they had rain gear for us to use and the rain just...More

Thank kellymm00re
Larrypowersports, Owner at San Juan Backcountry, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Kellymm00re I love to hear of such amazing times!! Truly Brent planned for it to rain, because white water rafting is a fun one! Yet when you add in some rain and 4x4 fun and combines the two, it's the ace in the hole!?!?!? Thank...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome tour with Michael Constantine and Monkey. The scenery was so breathtaking it will be impossible to forget. Michael also explained the landscape and history of everything we were seeing, it made it very interesting. Toward the end of our 4 hr journey we all...More

Thank rncourt123
Larrypowersports, Owner at San Juan Backcountry, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Rncourt123 it never ceases to amaze me of the beauty we are blessed with here! We are so lucky to show you a glimpse of our back yard! Thank you for lettting Michael show you around and giving us share our love with you!!

Reviewed 9 August 2017

We rented an ATV for my kids, and a side-by-side for my wife and I, and did the guided tour through the mountains around Silverton with Brent. They helped us get outfitted for the rainy day and explained the equipment. The tour was a blast....More

Thank dannsuzanne
Larrypowersports, Owner at San Juan Backcountry, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

DannSuzanne we are so blessed to have Brent working for us! He is like a breathe of fresh air every time he walks into the office. Tell your son and your whole family thank you for coming out and getting wet and muddy while having...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017

I booked a tour for my group to see the wild flowers at American Basin. I had to make a last minute change in the date of our the tour. San Juan Back Country was very accommodating. I appreciated this. Mark was our guide when...More

Thank Cindy888CO
Larrypowersports, Owner at San Juan Backcountry, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Cindy888CO talk about an amazingly beautiful place to go anytime.....but with wildflowers you are at heavens door! Mark is one that can help you get there in more then one sense of the word( he is our local pastor!) Thank you so much for letting...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

Picked up our jeep. Everything was easy and fun. I would give them high marks helpful and courteous service. We brought our dog too.More

Thank ScrapsSimon
Larrypowersports, Owner at San Juan Backcountry, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

ScrapsSimon we appreciate the compliment! We have been working this business now for over ten years and we try our best to make everyone feel welcome, excited and empowered to tackle our mountains. We love our dogs too!! Thanks so much for choosing us, hopefully...More

Reviewed 1 August 2017

Wow! This is a really great and well run organization. We were on the 8:00 AM tour led by Michael Constantine (Guide) on August 1, 2017 on some of the greatest trails driving a side by side OHV. Every minute of the trip was full...More

Thank ebecker1948
Larrypowersports, Owner at San Juan Backcountry, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Ebecker1948 we truly appreciate you dropping us a line. The best compliment we can get is this! We work hard to make your vacation the best and it warms our hearts to know that we hit the target! Michael is a great guide and sounds...More

Reviewed 1 August 2017

Talk to someone over the phone about taking a tour but the person on the other end of the line working for San Juan Backcountry was extremely rude, never interested in listening, or helping me understand options available. Obviously do not recommend this. If you...More

Thank Nuno D
Larrypowersports, Owner at San Juan Backcountry, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Nuno D I'm so sorry to hear such things?!?!? We strive to treat everyone like family and make your vacation the very best. We do have many options to play in our beautiful mountains. Please let me know how I can help!

Reviewed 31 July 2017

My husband and I and our son and girlfriend wanted to spend a few days at Eldorado Lakes. We only had one car, so we hired San Juan Backcountry to deliver us to Beartown, and eventually walk back to our car at Molas Pass. Our...More

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Larrypowersports, Owner at San Juan Backcountry, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Katfin3850 thank you for letting us know of Michaels amazing ideas. He is truly an amazing guide, in he treats you like you were his family or best friend. Trying to squeeze out as much fun and beauty out of your trip as possible! I'm...More

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Dalton l
16 September 2017|
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Response from Dave H | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend going on one of their guided tours. We went on an all day trip with this company to and from Lake City from City (went over Engineer pass going to then Cinnamon pass on return in early June. The guides... More
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