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Shivering Timbers

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Shivering Timbers designed by Custom Coasters took the traditional "out and back" design one step further, making it the first "way out and back" wooden coaster. With its three large drops and bunny hill return, Shivering Timbers is the perfect blend of airtime and speed, while delivering variety through its trick track and intense helix ending. Shivering Timbers marked the debut of the "trick track" feature for Custom Coasters. In an area that would usually be flat, the trick track gives riders a quick, fun side-to-side push. This element is reminiscent of the "jazz track" often used by the late Harry Traver in his coaster designs.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1998 Wood Out and Back Custom Coasters, Inc.

Roller Coaster Stats

Angle Of Descent: 53.3 degrees Drop: 125 feet
Height: 122 feet Length: 5,383 feet
Trains: 2 - 28 passenger Ride Time: 2 minutes, 30 seconds
Top Speed: 57 mph Train Mfg: Philadelphia Toboggan Co.

Shivering Timbers Facts

Features: Trick Track

Estimated cost: $4.5 million

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

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 48 inches tall

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