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Alpine Coaster

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Alpine Coaster 2017-06-25T11:50:09+00:00

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Think of everything you love about roller coasters– the exhilarating speed; racing around tight turns; flying over bumps and waves.

Now imagine that you are in full control of your speed, you are riding alone or with a friend in your own individual car, and you are cruising down an alpine slope surrounded by Colorado’s gorgeous scenery.

Unlike typical alpine slides, you can’t fall out of the Alpine Coaster. The Coaster is affixed to its track, can make hair-pin turns, and it can operate year-round due to its track system.

The Alpine Coaster will race you down 3,400 feet until you gradually come to a gentle stop. While you are pulled back up the 1,000 feet to the starting point, you can relax, enjoy the surrounding wildflowers, and think about your next rip-roaring trip down the mountain!

Safety Restrictions

  • Riders must be at least 38″ tall AND at least 3 years old
  • You must be taller than 56″ to ride the Coaster and all persons over 56″ must ride alone
  • You must be at least 16 years old to carry a passenger
  • Riders over 38 inches and under 56 inches tall and at
    least 3 years of age must ride with an adult and share the
    experience together. Your child’s cost is 1 ticket ($6).
  • Max combined weight 350 lbs
  • Waiver required

  • Alpine Coaster at Glenwood Caverns
  • Alpine Coaster in Glenwood Springs

Save Time!

A Release of Liability Waiver must be signed prior to enjoying all rides and attractions. To save yourself time, please download, print and bring this waiver with you. One waiver per person is required. Riders younger than 18 must have a parent’s or guardian’s signature on the waiver.

* Some rides and attractions are seasonal. Rides may be closed at any time due to weather or maintenance. Please check at Tram Base before purchasing tickets.

Souvenir Photos are taken when you ride on the Alpine Coaster!

What Our Guests Say

“The kids wanted to ride the coaster over and over. It’s better than the Alpine Slides and open all year!
Hotchkiss ColoradoKaylee, Isaiah, Jeff, Lila & Hannah ~ Hotchkiss, Colorado