Experience extreme sledding sports in one of the few places on earth where you can try them, Lake Placid NY! A heart-pounding head first solo ride down the sliding track at 30 miles per hour. This unique experience puts you vertically face down on a skeleton sled as you speed down the track. You will use your legs and shoulders to control your direction during this distinctive run. You’ve never done sledding quite like this.



Currently booking time slots February 18 – 24, 2023.

To view available slots, please visit the store under the “Buy Now” button.


Skeleton Experience: $75
For ages 13+

The Skeleton Experience is available by purchasing online.

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Ride Requirements

  • must be at least 9 years old and 48″ tall
  • 18 years old to or accompanied by an adult

The Skeleton expirance is a once in a live time sport opportunity that features many sudden twists and turns, which may cause participants to be jolted throughout the ride. For your protection, this ride is not recommended for guests with head, neck, or bone injuries, recent surgery, heart trouble, high blood pressure, heart conditions, or guest who are pregnant.

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For Online Reservations

Plan to arrive 10-15 minutes early at the Mountain Pass Lodge to check in for the Skeleton Experience. You’ll need your ticket either printed or on your saved on your mobile device for scanning at check-in.

In Case of Inclement Weather

Skeleton Experience availability is weather-dependent. Even with advanced reservations, please check our Daily Update to confirm there are no closures due to inclement weather.

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If the session you have booked is canceled due to inclement weather, our staff will make every effort to reschedule your reservation (or provide a refund if we are unable to reschedule).

For 7 or more guests

Skeleton Experience tickets may be purchased for up to six people in a single online order. When you go through the purchase path, you’ll be asked to Sign In/Create Your Account using your email address. Afterward, you’ll need to enter guest information for each Cliffside Coaster driver and passenger (where applicable). The associated guests you add to your online account should be within your same household to ensure a smooth login and purchase experience with any future orders.

If you are looking to purchase tickets for more than six people and/or for multiple households, you’ll need to make separate purchases (one per household, up to 6 people total), or feel free to complete our Reservation Request Form here.