Mieders Alpine Coaster

Mieders, Tirol

Austria

Address

Waldrasterweg 1

Mieders, Tirol

Latitude

47.163847

Longitude

11.378122

Hop on this downhill thrill ride beginning in the steepest track in the Alps! You will speed down the valley and experience the beautiful scenery. You will go through the forest in individual coaster cars. Speeds up to 42 kilometers per hour.

Peak Season:
Early July through Early September: Mondays to Fridays 9:00am - 5:00pm, Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays 9:00am - 6:00pm


Off-Peak Season:
Weekends in May: 9:00am - 4:30pm

Late May through Early July and Early September through Late October: Mondays to Saturdays 9:00am - 4:30pm, Closed on Sundays & Holidays

Directions

Your accommodation address: Waldrasterweg 1, 6142 Mieders. Book your trip to Mieders by following the link on this page!

Wikipedia

An Alpine coaster or mountain coaster is a type of roller coaster which uses a bobsled-like sled or cart to run down a track usually built on the side of a hill. It is similar to an alpine slide which also uses a sled to run down a smooth concave track, but on an alpine coaster the sled runs instead on tubular rails and is not able to leave the track.

Both these types of track slide are sometimes denoted with the German name Sommerrodelbahn. They are often built by ski resorts in order to use existing winter infrastructure and provide additional summer income, although some installations are standalone.

As of 2007, the longest alpine coaster in the world is the 17,400 feet (5,300 m) long Tobotronc at Naturlandia, in the Pyrenees of Andorra. The highest alpine coaster in the world is the 3,300 feet (1,000 m) long Alpine Coaster of Glacier 3000 in Gstaad, Switzerland starting at an elevation of 9,747 feet (2,971 m).

Safety features, speed, tracks and layout vary by manufacturer. The inventor and leading manufacturer, with over 130 installations throughout the world, is Wiegand Sports GmbH.

Provided By: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountain_coaster

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