Famly of four with wheeled luge sleds at Mt Van hoevenberg in Lake Placid, NY.

What is Luge, you ask? Luge is the French word for a sled, but this isn’t just any sled ride. Hang on for the ride of your life! Our Discover Luge program introduces you to the sport of Luge in a fun, controlled environment on wheeled luge sleds. Our professional and Olympian instructors will guide you through the sport and prepare you to take to the track. As you lay feet first on your back, let gravity take its course, and roll on our wheeled luge down our paved track.

Overview

This one-stop experience will help you discover the sport of Luge and provide a unique experience on the roller loops at Mt Van Hoevenberg. This complete learn-to-luge experience offers an hour-long lesson from our skilled instructors.

You will be led through a progression of skills and challenges designed to build your ability and confidence. When you are ready, you will take runs on a wheeled luge sled down our paved roller loops on the nordic side of our venue.

For the most up to date info on Mt Van Hoevenberg operations please visit our Daily Update page.
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Attractions & ActivitiesScheduleAdult 13+Junior
Cliffside Coaster
9+ 52" or taller
Fri-Tue
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
$55+$10
w/adult
Bobsled Experience
9+ 52" or taller
Wed-Sun
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
$125$125
Climbing Center
belay boulder, traverse
Tue-Sun
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$15
per hour
$10
per hour
Olympic Legacy Tour
bus & walking
Wed-Sun
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$15$10
Biking Center
trail pass
Daily
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$10$10
Biking Rental
27.5+ | 24+ | 20+
Daily
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$38$25
Discover XC Biking
lesson & rental
Wed-Sun
10:00 am
$65$65
Discover Luge
lesson
Wed-Sun
12:00 pm & 2:00 pm
$65$65
Discover Biathlon
lesson & bike rental
Wed-Sun
1:00 pm & 3:00 pm
$65$65
Discover Biathlon
lesson range only
Wed-Sun
1:00 pm & 3:00 pm
$22n/a
Trail RunningDaily
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
freefree
HikingDaily
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
freefree
For the most up to date info on Mt Van Hoevenberg operations visit our Daily Update page.Daily Update »

Reservations are strongly recommended.

The Discover Luge package includes the following:

  • Wheeled Luge Instruction
  • Multiple Runs on a Wheeled Luge Sled
  • 1-Hour Lesson