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“A rush.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Alpine Coaster

Alpine Coaster
1310 Lowell Avenue, Park City, UT 84060
435 649 8111
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Ranked #6 of 34 Attractions in Park City
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Fort Worth, Texas
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“A rush.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012 via mobile

This was a lot of fun, and the sights are incredible. We rode twice in a row. Just think of a roller coaster that you control.

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Lindon, Utah
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“Crazy addictive!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

This ride is more fun than you might think! Buy an unlimited pass and visit Park City Mountain Resort on an off-day, and ride this coaster over and over! Test it out the first time and enjoy the scenery. Then let it rip the second time with no brakes!! I took my 4-year-old grandson, and he laughed and laughed! On busy days, the lines can be unbearably long. If a thunderstorm rolls into town, you're out of luck. Everything closes down with even a threat of lightning. (And no refunds!) Just know that you are always in control of your own speed, so this ride works for everyone, no matter how cautious!

Visited July 2012
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Auckland, New Zealand
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“Fun but not worth $20”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

It was definitely an experience, not dissimilar to a luge-type ride.
Over-priced but the only thing like it offered in PC so good on them for making the most of it.
We enjoyed it, and in the snow it was beautiful.

Visited December 2012
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Chantilly, Virginia
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“Whhhheeeeeeeeeee”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Give your feet a break from your ski boots. Hop in your own coaster car and relax for the leisurely ride up. The brakes are in your own control for the way down..... fast is fun!

Visited December 2012
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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“FUN!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

My family went up to Park City for a few hours the day after Thanksgiving and rode the Alpine Coaster. We ALL had fun on it, even kids age 5, 7, and 8.

This is how it works: Go to the Park City Ski Resort and purchase tickets at the ticket window. Tickets are $20 per adult and $7 per passenger. A maximum of 2 people can go on each cart. The coaster is set up next to the chair lifts at the base of the mountain. Contrary to other posts, you do not ride the chair lift up the mountain. They strap you into your cart at the base of the mountain and the coaster pulls you up to the top. We came prepared with snow pants and everything since I thought we would be riding the chair lift. Not necessary unless its dumping snow. I would suggest gloves and hats in the winter though.

Once you get to the top, you can hold the lever(s) all the way forward and go as fast as you can or you can pull them back to slow you down. It gets going pretty fast!

The reason I gave this activity 4 stars is because of the price. However, it was a lot of fun.

Check the hours before you go. The coaster was only open from 12 - 4 pm the day we went.

Visited November 2012
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