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BEST OFF ROAD TOURS IN TELLURIDE

Book an experience you’ll always remember! Our off road adventures include options for children and the entire family. We provide a great selection of off road tours in Telluride that will accommodate our guests. Whether you are looking for a rugged adventure, or a more gentle route, our experienced guides are able to take you on an adventure you’ll never forget.


2 Hour Tours – Depart: 9:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, or 3:00pm

Our 2 hour tours are perfect to fill part of your day with an exciting trip and still have time for other activities on your itinerary so that you get the full Telluride experience.

$75 Adults/ $65 Children 12 and under


Bridal Veil Falls

Duration: 2 Hours

Bridal veil falls is the tallest waterfall in Colorado at 365 feet! We leave from the town of Telluride and drive up the rugged road to the base of the falls for photo opportunities. We then continue to the top of the falls to explore the old Bridal Veil Powerhouse (built in 1907) and surrounding area before returning to town.

Smuggler Mine

Duration: 2 Hours

This tour leaves from town of Telluride and goes up the Tomboy Road through the Social Tunnel to the Smuggler Union mine. We will stop at the mine for photos and to explore the rich mining history in the old structures. This was one of the most successful mines in the region and still has some of the most intact structures of mines in the area.

Last Dollar Road

Duration: 2 Hours

This route is known for its scenic colorful view. Take a drive through nature. Hidden between Ridgeway and Telluride.


Half Day Tour – Depart: 8:00am or 1:00pm

We also offer half day tours to fill part of your day with a fun adventure with Dave’s Mountain Tours.

$100 Adults/ $85 Children 12 and under


Tomboy Ghost Town and Imogene Pass

Duration: 4 Hours

This is a rugged route that passes the old Smuggler mine on its way to the ghost town of Tomboy, and then on to Imogene Pass at 13,114 feet. The Tomboy Road was once a well-traveled mining road that connected the town of Telluride and the Town of Ouray. This route generally opens for travel by late June/early July depending on snowpack.

Ophir Pass

Duration: 4 Hours

From Telluride we travel south on Hwy. 145 to the Ames powerplant, the birthplace of electricity! From there we stop at several top-secret waterfalls en route through the town of Ophir to the rugged pass road. Ophir Pass climbs above timberline over a scree field to the 11,789 foot summit. This is our go-to route during early season (May and June) as it is always the first route to open for travel.

Black Bear Pass

Duration: 5-6 hours (8am only)

Black Bear Road is an advanced trail that crests at Black Bear Pass, elevation 12,840 feet. The road then descends over a set of infamous switchbacks.


Custom Full Day Tour

Difficulty: TBD

Give us a call to book a full day adventure! Options include combinations of Imogene Pass, Ophir Pass, California Pass, Corkscrew Pass, Hurricane Pass, Animas Forks, and Last Dollar Road. We will stop for lunch in either of the historic towns of Ouray or Silverton, depending on the route selected.


VIEW TOURS & PRICING

WHAT TO BRING

Weather can change quickly in the mountains. We do have blankets and rain ponchos on the trucks, but it is always best to be prepared.

  • Layers of clothes, e.g., sweater, fleece, raincoat, warm hat. It can be cold on the top of the passes
  • Sunscreen, lip balm, sunglasses, sun hat.
  • Camera
  • Gratuity for your tour guide
  • Pets on private tours only*

EXCEPTIONAL

MOUNTAIN VEHICLES

We use Pinzgauers for our tours, they are built in Austria for transportation in the Alps. They have 14” of ground clearance, low gearing, narrow width (important when needing to pass wider vehicles on such narrow roads), and exceptionally tight turning radius.

  • 2 trucks are 4-wheel drive models and have been customized to hold a maximum of 8 plus a driver.
  • Our other truck is a 6-wheel drive model with room for 13 plus driver. With 2 forward facing bench seats plus the 1 “shotgun” seat up front you get 9 forward facing seats.
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