The Newest ADG Mountain Coaster is North America’s Longest Mountain Coaster & is Now OPEN!
October 13, 2020
Top 10 Keys to Planning & Designing a Successful Mountain Water Park
May 27, 2020
October 14, 2020 (Cohoes, NY) ADG Mountainsides is proud to announce the opening of their latest mountain coaster at the US Olympic Venue in Lake Placid, New York. At 7,000 ft long, it takes the title of the longest mountain coaster in North America and travels alongside the 1980 Olympic…Keep Reading
Feeling PUZZLED about Summer Ops at Mountain? | ADG Mountainsides is here to help!
May 8, 2020
If you are considering tapping into the lucrative Mountainside summer market, outdoor water parks are the perfect summer destination attraction. You can create the ideal mountain getaway destination experience by developing fun and creative water solutions that go beyond the slopes to drive guests to your resort.
How do you build…Keep Reading
New Mountain Coaster to Open at Lake Placid Olympic Facility to be Designed & Manufactured by Local NY Firm, ADG.
January 27, 2020
At ADG, we know these are challenging times and while most of us are spending time at home, we wanted to provide some digital entertainment to our clients and industry friends.
This is a 350-piece puzzle of …. you guessed it – the ADG Mountain Coaster! Can you beat the clock…Keep Reading
ADG at SAM Summer Ops Camp – See the Schedule!
August 29, 2019
January 27, 2020 (Cohoes, NY) ADG Mountainsides (a division of Aquatic Development Group) is proud to announce that they have been selected by the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) to design and manufacture a new downhill mountain coaster as one of the feature attractions set to open at the Lake…Keep Reading
The ROI of Adding Water: Insights to an Indoor Mountain Waterpark
May 28, 2019
ADG is exhibiting at SAM Summer Ops Camp this September 3-5 in Gatlinburg, TN and we hope to see you there! During the show there will be two opportunities to see how ADG can help you make the most of your mountain with mountain coasters, mountain alpine slides, water attractions and…Keep Reading
Summer at Ski Mountains | ADG Mountainsides
May 28, 2019
Should You Build an Indoor Waterpark on Your Mountain?
More than just installing a water slide or flashy new attraction, there is a right way to add water to your mountain.
If your goal is to…Keep Reading
What are Alpine Slides & Why do they Work at Ski Resorts?
March 19, 2019
More and more mountain resorts are choosing ADG mountain coasters as a way to increase revenues and enhance their brand as a premier 4-season recreation destination.
ADG Mountain coasters are designed to operate year-round, enhancing their appeal as an investment. Resorts typically run alpine coasters on a limited basis during the…Keep Reading
Runaway Mountain Coaster Claims Title of Longest & Fastest Coaster in Midwest US
March 19, 2019
“How Alpine Slides Work
The best way to describe the function of an alpine slide is to compare it to its cousin, the bobsled. Unlike the bobsled, the alpine slide is a smooth, continuous track that is often built into the side of a hill and does not need ice…Keep Reading
No snow necessary: Ski resorts deliver summer fun
February 15, 2019
The Runaway Mountain Coaster at Branson Mountain Adventure Park in MO opened to the public August 2016. This alpine coaster designed and built by ADG, is 4,900 ft. long with track laid out over 330’ ft. of elevation and two elevated 360 degree corkscrews, making it the longest in the Midwest.
Sources: Larry Olmsted, Go Escape, USA Today, https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/destinations/2013/07/19/ski-resort-summer-attractions-activities/2552835/ & Allen Best, Grist, “As ski season gets shorter, resorts build summer attractions” https://grist.org/article/as-ski-season-gets-shorter-resorts-build-summer-attractions/
“I came for the winter, but stayed for the summer.”
In recent years, top ski destinations have beefed up their warm-weather offerings to lure visitors. Most large ski resorts offer world-class…Keep Reading