Ridge Runner Rollercoaster, Blue Mountain Resort
The Blue Mountains, ON L9Y 0P7, Canada
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Photo courtesy of The Westin Trillium House, Blue Mountain and Blue Mountain Resort
Sun - Sat 10am - 10pm
Your Own Personal RollercoasterBack in the day, you used to ride up the chairlift to your favorite ski run gliding high above a twisting sort of riled rattlesnake track of concrete that squirmed through the woods below, riding a sort of modified go-kart in an activity that always struck me as near-suicidal.
That’s long gone, but they’ve replaced it with a very cool excursion that’s basically your very own rollercoaster.
It’s every bit as serpentine as its forebear—think a rollercoaster through a downhill forest—and it’s a blast. The railed track is elevated and you ride it—luckily controlling your own speed—down the mountain over a course that’s nearly a mile long.
I don’t do rollercoasters, so I was hesitant. Loved it. Would do it again tomorrow. And the next day. And the …