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  1. United States
  2. Wyoming
  3. Jackson, Wyoming
  4. Bridger-Teton National Forest

Bridger-Teton Forest: Half-Day Snowmobile Remote Adventure

Product ID: 312308
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Set off on a wild Wyoming winter adventure and explore country the public does not access. Enjoy warm drinks and snacks at a remote, historic trapper's cabin in the midst of the forest. Witness a remote setting blanketed in peaceful snow-covered beauty.
About this activity
Duration 3.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Ride a snowmobile through a variety of terrain to remote areas not accessible to the general public
  • Witness back-country Wyoming in it's white wonderland splendor
  • Visit a remote and historic trapper's cabin deep in the National Forest
  • Take a break at the cabin for warm drinks and snacks, and feed the wild birds out of your hands
  • See the tracks or get a glimpse of a variety of forest inhabitants, from moose and ermine to foxes and wolves
Full description
Delight in a half-day snowmobile adventure in the Bridger-Teton National Forest. Learn how to lean into turns and shift your weight to stay on the trail as you go through gorgeous and varied landscapes. Choose between the option to ride a snowmobile alone or a package for 4 people involving 2 drivers and 2 passengers on 2 snowmobiles.

Meet your guide at the shop where the snowmobile suits, boots, and helmets are kept, and borrow what you need. If you have downhill ski clothing, that works for this activity as well. Once suited up, go to the trailhead where the machines are parked and receive instructions about operating your snowmobile.

Although the adventure begins on relatively flat terrain to allow you to become familiar with driving, don't expect a wide groomed road/trail for this adventure. The snow conditions and snow depths are a big influence. Once you've got the hang of driving, climb and descend, follow twists and turns, and go as fast as you are comfortable; you will gain confidence as the ride progresses. If conditions and abilities allow, there will be time to ride freely and play in open meadows.

Take a break and explore the site of the historic trapper's cabin, deep in the midst of the forest. The potbelly stove will be lit, water warmed for drinks, and snacks readied for your arrival there. Here, relax, chat, and soak in the pristine and remote surroundings. Learn about the history of the cabin and the area, and hear stories of adventures and secrets.

Prior to heading back, enjoy a special treat feeding the wild birds that frequent the cabin area. They will alight on your hands and take food if you are still. Then, continue your trip and return to the trail head. The trail may be the same but it will have a new look going a different direction. Finally, travel the short distance to the shop where you can return any gear you have used.
Includes
  • Snowmobile suits, boots, and helmets
  • Operating instructions
  • Guides
  • Food and drinks
  • Forest Service fees
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Sunglasses, goggles, gloves, scarves/neck Warmers, and hats
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please meet by The Branding Iron Cafe, Bondurant, WY. It is on the east side of the Rt 191/189, right next to the Bondurant Post office. Allow about 1-1.5 hours to travel from Jackson, WY depending on road conditions.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Winter clothing
Know before you go
• Drivers must be at least 16 years old with a valid driver's license. Child passengers must be at least 5 years old
• Allow about 1–1.5 hours to travel from Jackson, Wyoming, depending on road conditions
• Upon booking, you will receive confirmation and written directions
• The entire adventure lasts approximately 3.5–4 hours, with the driving time between 2–3 hours, depending on your group's skills and road conditions
• This tour does require some physical ability, but is not strenuous. However, since you are actively controlling your machine, and dressed for outside, you will stay warmer than you might imagine
• Dress for the weather. Please wear layers
• In the interest of safety and comfort, your tour might be rescheduled or canceled due to inclement weather
• A basic level of English is required so that you can understand simple instructions from the guides
• Bring your sunglasses for your break at the cabin
• There is an outside toilet at the cabin site
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