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Sunrise Apache Alpine Coaster | Opens May 2024

Next summer families can experience the Sunrise Apache Alpine Coaster, with over 3,287 feet of track and breathtaking mountain views according to the resort. This high-tech coaster is engineered by Wiegand, the world-wide leader in mountain coasters. It features individual carts where riders control their own speed with a hand brake as they fly down the mountain. Young children can also ride with a parent. Each cart has a top speed of 25mph and the carts automatically maintain a safe distance between each other. The coaster will be available to ride in both the summer and winter seasons.

Layout of the Apache Alpine Coaster at Sunrise Park Resort.
Layout of the Apache Alpine Coaster at Sunrise Park Resort.

“Being only the second in the region, the coaster will be an experience for families from across Arizona, New Mexico, and beyond to enjoy. The Sunrise Apache Alpine Coaster is just the latest in a growing number of summer and winter offerings as Arizona’s ultimate mountain adventure destination.” said Clarke in a news release.

  • Ski Resort opens on Friday, Dec. 1, 2023

JT Morgan Journalist for Mountain Daily Star.

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