Avalanche (Blackpool Pleasure Beach)

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Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Location Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK
Status Operating since 22 June 1988
Height restriction 44 inches (112 cm)
Manufacturer Mack Rides
Type Steel - Bobsled
Riders per train 14
Hourly capacity 420
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 18 metres
Top speed 72.4 km/h
Length 445 metres
Inversions 0
Duration 1:22

Avalanche is a steel bobsled roller coaster at Blackpool Pleasure Beach in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK. It was built by Mack Rides in 1988 and replaced the Cyclone.


Avalanche was officially opened on 22 June 1988 by Michael "Eddie the Eagle" Edwards, who represented the United Kingdom in the 1988 Winter Olympics ski jumping event.[1]

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