We visited this past Sat and bought the 5-ticket pack for $18 for our family of 4 to do the luge slide (I wasn't even aware that there were other actviities offered until I read about them here). Hmm. They accept cash only and kids under 6yrs and 48 inches ride free with paying adult. Single tickets are $4. With the ticket, you wait in line for the ski-lift; the sleds are already at the top. Maybe due to the time of year, but the lines weren't long at all; there were only a handful of people.
At the top of the hill, the views are breathtaking. The sleds are basically gravity propelled. You work them by pushing forward on the lever for full speed. In neutral position, the sled has 'drag' to it and by pulling back, you activate the brakes. They work very well, but do keep in mind that you go as fast or as slow as you want to go. I was careful to slow a bit around the turns. Some who weren't as careful (my husband), have the potential to wipe out or scrape the edge, but your speed is up to you!
It was a blast and we ended up going back a second day and buying 2 more 5 packs of tickets so we could experience it again! Tip: If you want to go fast, the left line is for faster riders; it's the same course, but it's entirely possible to get stuck behind a slow-poke. Be sure and allow for plenty of space between you and the rider ahead if they're of the slower, more cautious persuasion. ;-)
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