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Experience the world's tallest, most twisted inverted roller coaster. Alpengeist is a breathtaking avalanche of adventure, sending riders on a high-speed journey through countless flips and spins. Alpengeist roller coaster reaches a height of 195 feet and a speed of 67 mph. Alpine "skiers" are launched on the most chilling ride of their lives as this snowbeast twists an innocent ski lift into six staggering inversions and a 170-foot drop.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1997 Steel Inverted Terrain Bolliger & Mabillard

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Drop: 170 feet
  • G-force: 3.7 G's
  • Height: 195 feet
  • Inversions: 6
  • Length: 3,828 feet
  • Trains: 3 - 32 passenger
  • Ride Time: 3 minutes, 10 seconds
  • Top Speed: 67 mph

Alpengeist Facts & History

Inversions: 106-foot Vertical Loop, Immelmann, Cobra Roll, Zero-G Roll, Corkscrew

Estimated cost: $20 million

Train has eight cars with one row each, seating four abreast per row.

Ride capacity: 1,820 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 54 inches tall

Where to Coast

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