Welcome to High Altitude Adventures, the premier destination for Side by Side, ATV, and OHV rentals in Lake City, Colorado. Nestled in the heart of the majestic San Juan Mountains and surrounded by the Alpine Loop, we offer you an unparalleled gateway to exploring stunning trails such as Engineer Pass and Cinnamon Pass, among many others. At High Altitude Adventures, we're committed to providing you with the perfect vehicle to navigate the rugged and scenic terrain that Lake City is famed for. Whether you're a seasoned off-road enthusiast or a newcomer eager to take in the breathtaking beauty of the trails, our extensive fleet of top-quality Side by Sides, ATVs, and OHVs caters to every level of adventure. Discover the Alpine Loop like never before.

Our expert team not only equips you with the best recreational vehicles but also provides personalized recommendations for trails that suit your riding experience. From serene, beginner-friendly paths to challenging routes for the pros, we ensure your adventure is safe, memorable, and exhilarating. We understand that navigating the wilderness can be daunting, which is why we equip every adventurer with a complimentary trail map and GPS beacon. Ride with confidence, knowing that help is just a press of a button away, free of charge.

Our rental season runs from early May to November, allowing you to make the most of the warmer months under the expansive Colorado sky. Join us at High Altitude Adventures for an unforgettable journey through Lake City's most iconic off-road trails. Experience the beauty and adventure of the San Juan Mountains with our Side by Side, ATV, and OHV rentals. Your next adventure awaits!


Before you decide to take the roads less traveled, read High Altitude Adventure's policies for a better understanding of how your adventure will unfold.

rental hours policy

Rental Hours

Our rental hours run from dawn until dusk, providing you with the longest hours in town. This schedule ensures that you can enjoy your time on the mountain without feeling rushed to return on time. Additionally, for a $50 fee, you have the option to pick up your vehicle(s) the night before your reservation. Completing the necessary paperwork in advance means you can keep the vehicle at your lodging and start your adventure early the next day.

deposit policy


A deposit is required to hold your reservation. This deposit amounts to 50% of the total price, including tax. If you cancel your reservation within seven days of your reservation date, you will receive a full refund.

reservation cancelation policy

Reservation Cancelations

Please inform High Altitude Adventures at least seven days before your reservation date if you wish to cancel and receive a full refund of your deposit. If you fail to notify us more than seven days in advance, you will forfeit your deposit.

weather policy


High Altitude Adventures operates rain or shine. We recommend bringing rain gear, as some of the best adventures unfold in the rain and snow. All vehicles are equipped with a roof and a full windshield to provide protection from the elements.

vehicle damage policy

Vehicle Damage

Before your rental, you will document any pre-existing damage on the vehicle’s pre-ride checklist form. Should any damage occur during your rental period, you will be responsible for the costs of repairs and any associated labor needed to restore the vehicle.

fueling policy


Your rental will be provided with a full tank of gas, which is more than sufficient to traverse the Alpine Loop. Please refuel at a local gas station with non-ethanol gas before returning the vehicle.

fueling policy

Ready for your adventure?

If you have any questions, call Robin or Kayla @ (970) 964-7213 anytime!

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