Riding the Mieders Alpine Coaster, Without Brakes

If your favorite American ski resort added a single rail coaster would you ride it? Watch this video and then let us know in the comments section below. Ski resorts looking for an alternative way to bring in guests during the offseason, pay attention.

This single-pipe coaster can be found in Mieders, Austria. Adventurous souls ride a cable car to the top of the mountain and zoom down in a simple car. There's a hand brake for slowing down, but in the video above no brake is employed, and the car reaches speeds of 56 mph.

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To book a trip to Mieders, go here.

--Joe Spring
@joespring

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