Avalanche (Kings Dominion)

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Avalanche
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Kings Dominion
Location Doswell, Virginia, USA
Status Operating since 1988
Height restriction 40 inches (102 cm)

46" (117 cm) unaccompanied

Statistics
Manufacturer Mack Rides
Type Steel - Bobsled
Riders per train 14
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 69 feet
Drop 12 feet
Top speed 41 mph
Length 3200 feet
Inversions 0
Duration 1:30
G-Force 3.4
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Avalanche is a Mack Rides bobsled roller coaster located at Kings Dominion in Doswell, Virginia, USA. It was opened in 1988[1] and is currently the only Mack Rides bobsled coaster running in the United States. It is located in the African-themed Congo section of the amusement park.

Design

Trains

3 trains with 7 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in a single row, for a total of 14 riders per train.

The various cars are based on Olympic bobsleds that represent five countries. The countries are France, the United States, Germany, Switzerland, and Canada.

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