Click me

A Look Inside the Matterhorn

A LOOK INSIDE THE SUPERSTRUCTURE MATTERHORN Concrete Wire mesh and canvas o-Tinkerbell "flies" off 147 ft. high Many of the holes have been filled in, including the big ones the Skyway used to move through in 1994. Wood superstructure has enough wood to build 300 homes Steel beam substructure Climbers seen scaling peak enter through access doors Since it opened, the concrete has been painted a warmer gray color and more snow was added. Basketball court -Tinkerbell's break room Engines used to pull sleds to top of tracks Bobsleds use the bottom 80 feet inside the mountain. - the top 67 feet is not part of the attraction. Pool slows sled Waterfall about 80 feet Average sled speed 18 mph Photo: The Register ADVANCED TRACK DESIGN TWO TRACKS Tubular steel tracks were a first in 1959. They allow sharper turns than wood tracks. Monorail track Top view Matterhorn Left track: Duration: 2:07 minutes Right track: Duration: 2:26 Air brakes minutes activates to slow sled, Length: 2,037 feet Length: 2,134 feet Sleds were redesigned from a single 4-passenger car to a double 8-passenger in 1978. Dozens of spinning "pacer" preventing it motors, assures from sleds move at uniform speed. Alpine pools slow sled Entrance- running into slower sled. Source: Disneyland Reporting by Adam Townsend; graphic by Scott Brown

A Look Inside the Matterhorn

shared by IGEmp on Jan 24
Matterhorn is one of the most popular rides at Disneyland, but what's inside the ride? This infographic provides a look into Mattarhorn and some fun facts about the ride.


Scott Brown


Unknown. Add a source


Did you work on this visual? Claim credit!

Get a Quote

Embed Code

For hosted site:

Click the code to copy


Click the code to copy
Customize size