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San Juan Backcountry

Silverton, CO 81433
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Great fun with a great guide!

We did a 4x4 Surburban guided tour with Mark. The Suburban was vintage 1978 but it was perfect for... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
LEM1164
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Fort Worth, TX
Great, fun experience with ATVs in the Colorado Mountains

We had a party of 4 using 2 single ATVs and one Quad ATV. Mike and Rebecca were terrific guides... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
BVerde
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Lansing, ks
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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 17 August 2017

We did a 4x4 Surburban guided tour with Mark. The Suburban was vintage 1978 but it was perfect for what we were doing. When we met up with Mark, he asked where we wanted to go but since we didn't know the area, we let...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

We had a party of 4 using 2 single ATVs and one Quad ATV. Mike and Rebecca were terrific guides that showed us 4 peaks above 12000 ft and an awesome slot canyon. We will be back next year for a family reunion. Great experience.More

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

Bverdr we love to hear of such great things of our guides and your adventures in our backyard!! Please let us know next year of your return with the family reunion and we will do all we can to make it the most memorable one...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Be very careful of your vehicle that you rent. The rent listing indicated that all UTV 2-seater rentals are $250, but when you get a CanAm, they charge an extra $50 (not advertised on their brochure that was handed to us in the store). Also,...More

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

Ssallie I'm sorry you had such a hard time. As a small family business we want all our customers to be happy and come play with us again! We are blessed that over 38% do. Being in this business now for over ten years we...More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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!!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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
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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

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Dalton l
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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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