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Matterhorn Bobsleds

Disneyland Park

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Board a two-car bobsled for a wild ride through and down the icy slopes of the Disneyland Matterhorn, a 1/100th scale replica of the original Swiss mountain. During the ride guests will encounter the fearful abominable snowman in three separate locations. Disneyland's Matterhorn Bobsleds is actually two separate roller coasters and is also notable since it is the world's first tubular tracked steel coaster.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1959 Steel Dual-Track Arrow, Ed Morgan, Karl Bacon

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Height: 80 feet
  • Length: 2,037 feet (Side A); 2,134 feet (Side B) feet
  • Trains: 20 - 8 passenger
  • Ride Time: 2 minutes, 7 seconds (Side A); 2 minutes, 26 seconds (Side B)
  • Top Speed: 18 mph

Matterhorn Bobsleds Facts

The world's first tubular tracked steel roller coaster.

1978 – Matterhorn Bobsleds received a major renovation that included the addition of the six Adominable Snowman; the ice crystal cavern at the top of the lift hill; and the trains were modified to have two cars instead of one, doubling the attraction's capacity.

Skid brakes and man-made water features are used to brake the coaster.

Each side is designed to operated with a maximum of 10 trains on the circuit.

Train has two cars with two rows each, seating two inline per row.

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 35 inches tall

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