Alpine Coaster Coming to Sugar Mountain

Have you heard the news? The first alpine coaster in North Carolina is set to open this fall. The track will be over 2,100 feet and the rider controls the speed with top speed being 27 mph. From start to finish, the ride will be approximately seven minutes. The location of the alpine coaster is 3229 Tynecastle Highway in Banner Elk.

The owners, Eric and Tara Bechard, are posting updates of the construction on the Wilderness Run Alpine Coaster Facebook page.