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Home - by - December 29, 2012 - 13:30 America/New_York - 18 Comments

This one looks more like a rollercoaster than the other one I posted a while back. I want one. Weeeeeeeee!

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  1. Jack Daniels

    December 29th, 2012

    Claudia,

    Cute animals, fun rides and positive and uplifting posts.

    Doesn’t anything dampen your spirit?

    Not that that’s a bad thing!
    _______

    Oh, yes. I had to quit posting for a while this summer when things overwhelmed me. And I’ve said a few nasty things in comment, too.

    But I read the end of the book and the good people win in the end. I try to remember that when my blood pressure threatens to pop! – c

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  2. Nash Montana

    December 29th, 2012

    It’s Atzmännig in Switzerland. I grew up just on the other side of the mountain. It’s a very popular local ski area in the winter.

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  3. Carlos The Jackal

    December 29th, 2012

    Mein liederhosen est leakin’.

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  4. Stirrin the B.S.

    December 29th, 2012

    Was that Curly Neal recording the ride?

    Woooh, woooh, woooh, wooooh, woooh!

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  5. Buffalobob

    December 29th, 2012

    I like the engineering thought process that decided to provide the fail safe “chicken” wire containment mechanism at the 3 G curves. It must be comforting to know that if your car derails from the track you will be softly cuddled in a tangle of high tensile flesh ripping safety netting.

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  6. tucsondon

    December 29th, 2012

    Why are these not built here in the states? Looks like a blast!

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  7. Billy Fuster

    December 29th, 2012

    The high cost of liability insurance keeps these out of the U.S. Thank-you asshole attorneys.

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  8. Dano

    December 29th, 2012

    Sure wish they had something like that in the U.S. I bet the EPA wouldn’t allow…

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  9. D B Cooper

    December 29th, 2012

    @ Carlos the Jackal

    Hecho skid marks en los pantalones !!!!

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  10. Hawaiian

    December 29th, 2012

    @ tucsondon

    http://alpineslidedirectory.com/index.shtml

    I rode the one in Stowe, Vt. quite a few years ago. Fun, but not nearly as fun as the one in this vid.

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  11. Kevin R.

    December 29th, 2012

    Oh, man! I want it! I want it! I want it!

    The Cascades would be the perfect place for it!

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  12. Hawaiian

    December 29th, 2012

    Attitash, NH “Nor’Easter”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFP6WajowDw

    Looks fast, but maybe it’s the music. I’d ride that thing all day.

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  13. Nash Montana

    December 29th, 2012

    It used to be just a slide, you’d ride up to the top with the chair lift, get handed a piece of carpet, and slide down the hill. It was a blast when we were kids, admission was like a Frank Fifty, so about 80 cents or so back then.

    They rebuilt the slide and made it this roller coaster and it’s really really cool, it goes on for minutes, as you can tell by the video length. Also the scenery is just fantastic. And the hiking…

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  14. Nash Montana

    December 29th, 2012

    No helmets nothing, either, LOL

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  15. dennis

    December 29th, 2012

    Dano…when the EPA is through with this country roller coasters will have to look like that…electricity will be out of sight.

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  16. Dano

    December 29th, 2012

    dennis…True dat!

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  17. Frosteetoes

    December 29th, 2012

    That was a long ass ride. I would have greatly appreciated something like that after hiking up the other side and just too exhausted to hike down.

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  18. Browns44

    December 29th, 2012

    So that’s what laughter in German sounds like!

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