15 Kick-Ass Mountain Coasters


​​"15 Kick-Ass Mountain Coasters"

Picture yourself riding a roller coaster with the wind in your hair, a smile on your face, and pure excitement racing through your veins. Now, imagine that roller coaster is flying down the side of a mountain, completely gravity-propelled, with only YOUR hands on the brakes...🌟cool points🌟!


You may not be doing any loop-d-loops on any of these alpine coasters, but with the world whizzing by and some kick-ass views, I promise, you won't even miss 'em.

Here's my list of 15 Mountain Coasters that'll knock your socks right TF off!🧦

1) Alpine Coaster, Park City, Utah Ride Length: Over 3,000 feet "We are going balls out down this snowy mountain!" (see video below)

Open summer and winter

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Price: Single Driver $25; Passenger $10

Requirements: Driver height 54" min. Passenger height between 42"-54" with a 16 yo driver over 54"

*COUPON* => BOGO Alpine Day Pass Offer ($80 adult savings/$50 kids savings), includes Alpine Slide, Alpine Coaster, Legacy Launcher, Mini Golf, Gem Panning, Climbing Wall and Spider Slide. Kids' Tubing, Kids' Zip, and Kids' Challenge Course Website: Park City Mountain Resort, Utah

2) Goats on the Roof, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Ride Length: 4,375 feet

"There are real goats on the roof, and you can feed them by riding a bike!"

Open year-round


Price: $15 adults, $12 kids, $5 small kids *COUPON* => Groupon - $20/2 people to ride the coaster Located 1 minute down the highway from Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster Bonus: Send feed up to the goats on the roof by pedaling a bicycle downstairs


Website: Goats on the Roof, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

3) Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee "Longest downhill ride in the United States with over 1 mile of track!" Open year-round


Price: $15 adults, $12 kids, $5 small kids

*COUPON* => Groupon - $20/2 people to ride the coaster

Located 1 minute up the highway from Goats on the Roof

Bonus: 7-8 minute ride, easily DOUBLE most alpine coasters in the U.S.!

Website: Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

4) Glenwood Caverns Alpine Coaster, Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Ride Length: 3,400 feet

Altitude difference: 1,000 feet

"The 1st alpine coaster in the United States!"

Open Summer and Winter


Requirements: 56" minimum Price: Summer FunDay Pass $54, includes Tram, Cave Tours & unlimited rides & attractions($49, 3-12 yrs)


GIANT Bonus: Insane mountain swing! Website: Glenwood Caverns Alpine Coaster, Glenwood Springs, Colorado

5) Beast Mountain Coaster, Killington, Vermont Ride Length: 4,800 feet

Open Summer and Winter


Price: Varies by season. Roughly $15-$18 for adults & $10-$12 (6 under) They sell a shareable card for $50-$60(adults) which is good for 4 rides Requirements: Driver 52" minimum

Website: Beast Mountain Coaster, Killington, Vermont

6) Cowboy Coaster, Jackson, Wyoming

Ride Length: 3,295 feet

Open Summer and Winter


Price: Driver $20, Passenger $10

Requirements: 54" minimum Website: Cowboy Coaster, Jackson, Wyoming

7) Timber Twister, Duluth, Minnesota

Ride Length: 3,200 feet Spirit Mountain

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Price: Single rider $11, Double rider $16

*Various discounts* => http://spiritmt.com/deals Unlimited all-day wristband: $44, includes coaster, zip line, mini-golf, jumping pillow, scenic chairlift ride, disc golf course

Website: Timber Twister, Duluth, Minnesota

8) Snowbird Mountain Coaster, Utah

Ride Length: 3,120 feet


Price: Adults $24, Kids $9 All day activities pass $49/$36(under42")The Mountain Coaster, Alpine Slide, Mountain Flyer, Vertical Drop, Ropes Course, Climbing Wall, Bungee Trampoline and Aerial Tram Thru October 15th

Website: The Snowbird Mountain Coaster, Utah

9) Ridge Rider at Heavenly Ski Resort, Lake Tahoe, Utah

Ride Length: 3,400 feet

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Price: $25 per ride or $40 unlimited rides (with purchase of Scenic Gondola or Lift Ticket) Requirements: 54" minimum to ride alone

Website: Ridge Rider at Heavenly Ski Resort, Lake Tahoe, Utah

10) Forest Flyer, Vail, Colorado

Ride Length: 3,400 feet

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Price: $27 per ride Adventure pass: $94 includes Gondola Ride, Adventure Course, Tubing, Climbing Wall, Bungee Trampoline, and more Requirements: 54" minimum

Website: Forest Flyer, Vail, Colorado

11) Breck Gold Runner Alpine Coaster, Breckenridge, Colorado

Ride Length: 2,500 feet

"Above the ski runs and through the forest!"

Open year-round


Price: All-day, Unlimited access. Adventure pass $82, $68 kids; includes Gold Runner Coaster, Alpine Slide, Ropes Course, Lil' Flyer Zipline, Climbing WallS, Challenge Course, Unlimited Bike Haul on the Colorado SuperChair & Rip's Ride Chairlift, Bungee Trampoline, Mini Golf, Ripperoo's Bounce House, Mineshaft Maze, 1 turn at Mini Miner Gemstone Panning, Scenic Chair, Tom's Nugget Tubing & NEW: Scenic Hikes now included!

Requirements: Driver 54" minimum, 84" max, Passenger: 38" min

Website: Breck Gold Runner Alpine Coaster, Breckenridge, Colorado

12) Cranmore Mountain Coaster, North Conway, New Hampshire

Ride Length: 2,390 feet


Price: Single ride $13, or $29 for coaster, zip line, giant swing

Requirements: 54" minimum Website: Cranmore Mountain Coaster, North Conway, New Hampshire

13) Attitash Nor'Easter Mountain Coaster, New Hampshire Ride Length: 2,880 feet

Altitude difference: 1,420-feet


Price: Single ride $15

Summer attractions park admission $30, includes alpine coaster, alpine slide, waterslides, rock wall, trampoline, scenic chairlift, slacklines, mountain biking, and airbag jump! Website: Attitash Nor'Easter Mountain Coaster, New Hampshire

14) Alpine Coaster in Oberammergau, Germany Ride Length: 8,530 feet

Altitude difference: 1,300-feet


Price: "Coasterfahrt" 7,50 € ($9 USD) 5,00 € ($6 USD) free(3-5 yrs)

Website: Alpine Coaster in Oberammergau, Germany

15) Hoch-Imst Alpine Coaster, Imst, Austria Ride Length: 11,600 feet

Altitude difference: 1,600-fee "Longest alpine coaster track in the world!"


Price: roughly $9, or $13 with a lift to the top

Website: Alpine Coaster, Imst, Austria

*BONUS* Night Tobogganing at the Hoch-Imst ski resort!

"Tobogganing" = Good old fashioned sledding with your buddies down a snowy hill🛷

According to the website:

"On Wednesdays and Saturdays, Imster Bergbahn (the mountain railway of Imst) invites all guests to partake in a night full of skiing, tobogganing and cross-country skiing under the moonlit sky of Imst. Cosy get together in Untermarkter Alm and at Latschenhütte included!"

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-Natie Fresh✌️

About the Author:


Natalie "Natie Fresh" Ortiz likes to spend her money on donuts🍩 and plane tickets. She's a low-key bad ass who's hiked an active volcano🌋, swum with stingrays🏊, jumped out of an airplane🛩️, and white-water-rafted thru the Grand Canyon🚣. Her taste for adrenaline is like my taste for chocolate lava cake with a scoop of Blue Bell homemade vanilla 🍨...oh👏so👏strong👏and👏without👏end👏😋. Each week, she lyrically transports us thru an outrageous adventure via her travel blog, "VayCray." Money-saving tips included free of charge✌️

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