Cliffhanger, The World’s Highest Roller Coaster In Colorado

Cliffhanger Roller Coaster

Cliffhanger Roller Coaster

Cliffhanger is on top of Iron Mountain, 2,133 meters high, making it the roller coaster installed as high, around the planet. The new installation is therefore in a spectacular location, and if you manage to keep their eyes open during the evolution of Cliffhanger, you will be rewarded with breathtaking views that will add all emotions experience of the race. Managers of the park promise a downhill adrenaline, but also panoramic views of the canyons in the area, the Colorado River and the mountains surrounding the Roaring Fork Valley.

Per se Cliffhanger presents no particular novelty, it is a classic carousel which consists of a steep initial, which is followed by an equally steep descent and a series of bends and curves against more or less decided. There are no loops or inversions, it is therefore a Family Coaster. The cost of the attraction has been modest, about $ 1 million and then a little less than 800,000 euros, far less than it cost, for example DiVertical in Wonderland, an investment of over 20 million euros.

The Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is famous for including within it the famous Fairy Caves, a system of underground caves, not far from the town of Glenwood Springs, located 240 km west of Denver. The caves are reached thanks to a 1300 meter long cable car that rises to the top of Iron Mountain. From here you can visit the caves with a guided tour of about 70 minutes, for 800 meters and 127 steps shows visitors the subterranean secrets of this underground complex. Do not miss the halls of King’s Row Barn and rich in speleothems and calcareous concretions. Besides the cave tours, and adventure park. here you can also explore by real cavers, in less-visited portions of the complex of underground caves.

Also in Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park are two other popular attractions adrenalinicche: both speak of the Giant Canyon Swing, like a giant swing that rocks impressively on the edge of a canyon, giving the strong emotions of 4 passengers. And then this year is always open here Alpine Coaster, a thrilling ride on two rails for a length of over 1 km and a vertical drop of more than 300 meters.

Originally posted 2012-07-02 14:46:12.

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