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Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster

Another downhill thrill

Mountain Coaster Winter

Thrill-seekers rejoice! Ontario’s first mountain coaster offers an exciting downhill adventure at Blue Mountain. The coaster will take riders on an exhilarating trip through the escarpment’s varied terrain and thrilling glades for over a kilometre downhill. The driver takes control of their own speed travelling down the track with access to a manual brake, providing speeds of up to 42 km/h. Take a scenic ride down the mountain to enjoy views of Georgian Bay and the Niagara Escarpment, your trip will be one to remember! Blue Mountain lodging guests also receive discounted tickets!

» What is the Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster?
» Who can participate?
» How much does it cost?
» When is it open?


What is the Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster?


  • Guests ride to the top of the Glades area and descend to the bottom of Grand Central Lodge
  • Elevated cart track 1 - 6 metres (40 - 236 in.) off the ground
  • Riders can sit one or two people per cart and control their own speed***
  • Carts slide over bumps, twist through corkscrews and zigzag through the trees of the glades
  • Mountain Coaster can run in most weather conditions — even in winter!



Pricing + tax

 
Day
Visitor
Lodging
Guest
Adult Ticket
Driver or passenger
Must be at least 12 years old and 137 cm (54 in.) tall.
Maximum weight capacity per cart: 150 kg (330 lbs.)
Must be a minimum of 16 years old to drive with a passenger in the cart.
1 Ride:
$15
$10
2 Rides:
$24
$20
3 Rides:
$36
$30
4 Rides:
$40
$40
Additional Tickets:
$10 per ticket
Youth Ticket
must ride with an adult
3 to 11 years old and minimum 102 cm (40 in) tall
Per Ride:
$5
$5




2014 Operating Hours:


Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster operating hours depend on weather conditions. Check activity status on our mountain conditions page

2014 Seasonal Operating Schedule*
 
Sun
Mon
Tues
Wed
Thurs
Fri
Sat
March 31 -
End of Ski Season
10:00am-
5:00pm*
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
10:00am-
5:00pm*
10:00am-
5:00pm*
* Weather and conditions permitting. Light dependent.
** Ridge Runner is open on Holidays 10am-Dusk.
Please note that operating hours of the Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster may be affected by inclement weather.

*** To ride alone, you must be 12 years of age or older. To ride with a passenger, you must be 16 years of age or older. Passengers must be 11 and under and meet the minimum height and age restrictions.

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Blue Mountain Ski Resort, the largest mountain resort in Ontario, Canada. Perfect for your snowboarding and skiing holidays. Located near Collingwood, a 90-minute drive from Toronto. Learn about the mountain and Village at Blue Mountain, book your accommodations and ski or golf vacation packages right here.