— Posted by Mimi on April 13, 2010
Last week I had the opportunity to ride Park City Mountain Resort's Alpine Coaster for my first time. I've grown up going to amusement parks in Southern California and consider myself somewhat of a roller coaster aficionado. With the series of storms we've received at Park City, the snow has been building up huge burms alongside the coaster, making for a unique and picturesque ride. When asked to film the Alpine Coaster I was excited to indulge my inner thrill seeker and experience my first ever roller coaster on a mountain. I have to admit I was more nervous to film and ride the Alpine Coaster than anything else I've done this year!
As the toboggan climbed up the track I couldn't help but be blown away once again by how beautiful the scenery is here at Park City Mountain Resort. Just as I was reaching my zen moment, it was time to press the pedals to the metal and go whizzing down the track. Screaming and squealing the whole way down, I couldn't believe how exhilarating this ride was. Truth be told, I rode the Alpine Coaster three times that day and I can't wait to do it again.
Disclaimer: I may have edited out my screaming from this video.
Official news and announcements from Park City Mountain Resort.
Andy has skied the Park City area for 20 years, and is excited to finally be a full-time PC resident and call Park City Mountain Resort his home mountain.
Samantha is new to Utah, joining the Park City Mountain Resort team in 2011 as the Marketing Coordinator.
When he's not up on the mountain checking on the cams, Eric is managing the interactive marketing for Park City Mountain Resort.
Originally from the Pocono’s of Pennsylvania, Travis found his way to Park City three years ago and is now our grooming manager. When not in snowcat you can find him skiing or snowmobiling in the Utah backcountry or enjoying the skiing here at Park City Mountain Resort.
Colette is Park City Mountain Resort’s social media coordinator. A lifelong skier, she joined the PCMR team in 2013.
Park City Mountain Resort
1345 Lowell Ave
PO Box 39
Park City, UT 84060
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