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Durango Snowbike Experience

1 Skier Pl, Durango Mountain Resort, Durango, CO 81301-9627
+1 970-385-2149
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Not Just a Ski Bunny Sport!

What Sparky and Donna don't tell you: Caution!!!!!!, this can lead to another toy on the roof rack... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Jill C
Fun and easy!

I can count the number of times I've been on skis or a snowboard on one hand and it was all after... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
Tina H
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1 Skier Pl, Durango Mountain Resort, Durango, CO 81301-9627
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

What Sparky and Donna don't tell you: Caution!!!!!!, this can lead to another toy on the roof rack heading up to the mountain! As a ski instructor professional I always seek to find ways for all my clients to enjoy the mountain. For those that...More

2  Thank Jill C
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I can count the number of times I've been on skis or a snowboard on one hand and it was all after 20 years of age. For the last 15 years I've been stuck at the bottom of the mountains while my family has skied...More

1  Thank Tina H
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I are in our 50s and don't ski or snowboard but our kids do. Learning to snow bike and getting certified allowed us to enjoy the slopes with our kids, and is much easier on our old joints and muscles. Make sure...More

Thank MeyFam1
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I am so grateful I have found an alternative to sking. Snowbiking allows me to continue to enjoy the fun and thrills of Everything skiing had offered. I have an injury that now prevents me from sking but snowbiking is just as fun. Any hesitation...More

Thank SheBGal
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I skied for nearly 40 years and quit a few years ago due to bad knees and hips. I decided to take a snow bike lesson at Purgatory and am so glad I did. The learning curve is really short (if you have skiing experience)...More

1  Thank Wrightwoodquilter
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We took ski lessons at Purg last year and my husband (after 4 knee surgeries) didn't really fall in love with it! Someone told us about snow biking and we decided to try it. We both took lessons with Mike Sparkman and it was fantastic....More

1  Thank Durangotange
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We haven't skied in years, ever since we found snow bikes. Mike handled everything for us, and gave lessons to friends snow biking for the first time. We were intermediate skiers, at best, as we only make one trip a year. In a few hours...More

1  Thank bstreep
Reviewed 11 January 2017

My husband loved Snowbiking. He had a lesson in the morning and got certified. He then spent rest of day hanging with the other guys he met on the slopes! Love every minute!

Thank Beth M
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I had the best time of my life!!! I had such a great time I'm on my way back to do it again in January 2017!!! I have knee problems and this is the best alternative top skiing and I think is so much more...More

Thank Jayla P
Reviewed 31 March 2016

excellent time on the mountain with the snow bike! Great on the knees and fun and fast if you want. Highly recommend this for anyone any age. Love love love

1  Thank Ellen W
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David T
I will be coming up in February. I am a 50 yr old male. I have skied at purgatory, vail, and Ruidoso. I still consider myself a beginner. I am a large man, former athelete 6'6" 28o lbs I have had knee problems in the past and am doing well now but was planning on skipping the slopes this trip. Do you think this is something I can do? can your equipment accommodate a person of my size? Size 15 shoe as well. Thanks David
30 January 2017|
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Nichole S
I see your answer for how much it costs, but is the rate the same for children?
20 July 2016|
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Janie I
Just wondering how much snow bike lessons cost and also price for rental of a snow bike.
22 January 2015|
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Response from Snowbikers | Property representative |
The lesson cost is 90.00 and this includes the bike/boots if needed/and footskis for the day. The lessons start at 9:30 and last about 2-2.5 hours and a Snowbike license is issued upon successful completion of the lesson... More
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