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Snowcat Scenic Tours

Experience a unique ride in a snowcat with breathtaking views of the San Juan Mountains.

Enjoy spectacular panoramic views with a scenic snowcat tour from Purgatory Snowcat Adventures. Guests will start by taking a chairlift ride up the Purgatory Village Express, then sit back and relax in our comfortable snowcat while marveling at the surrounding mountain landscape. End your trip with complimentary hot cocoa at the Village Market and Deli.

Scenic tours offer a fun, hassle-free outing for the whole family. Don’t forget to bring your camera! The snowcat ride is approximately 1 hour and the total tour time is around 2 hours.

  • $75 per person 
  • Dates
    • February 26-27, 2022
    • March 5-20, 2022
    • Additional dates may be available upon request 
  • Ages 3+
  • Trips go out at 9:30am, 11:30am and 1:30pm each day 
    • 2 hours total 
    • 1 hour in the snowcat with a break halfway for guests to get out, take photos and enjoy the scenery
  • Ticket price includes lift ride to meet the snowcat, scenic snowcat ride and complimentary hot cocoa at the Village Market and Deli
  • Masks are required in the Purgatory Snowcat Adventure office and while riding in the snowcats

Book Your Tour

Book your Scenic Snowcat Tour by phone at (970) 385-2115 or by email at [email protected].

Or go cat skiing or snowboarding!  With access to over 35,000 acres of expansive terrain in the San Juan backcountry, Purgatory Snowcat Adventures (formerly San Juan Untracked) is Colorado’s largest backcountry skiing & snowboarding operation. Learn more about Snowcat Skiing  

Terms, Conditions & Refund Policy

Scenic Tours are weather and condition dependent and may be canceled on short notice. Trips canceled 48 hours or more in advance will receive a full refund . Trips canceled less than 48 hours prior to scheduled tour will receive a 50% refund or the option to reschedule during the same season for a $50 fee. No refunds will be given for late arrivals or no shows . Purgatory Snowcat Adventures reserves the right to cancel a trip at any time due to weather, safety concerns or mechanical issues. Refunds and the option to reschedule is at the discretion of PSA and on a trip by trip basis. Minimum of 5 guests are required for Scenic Trips to operate.