Gauntlet (Magic Springs)

Roller coaster in the United States
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Magic Springs
Location Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA
Status Operating since April 10, 2004
Cost $7,000,000 USD
Manufacturer Vekoma
Product SLC (689m Standard)
Type Steel - Inverted
Riders per train 20
Hourly capacity 1,040
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 109.3 feet
Top speed 49.7 mph
Length 2260.5 feet
Inversions 5
Duration 1:36

Gauntlet is a steel inverted roller coaster located at Magic Springs in Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA. It is a SLC model built by Vekoma and is the first to feature a redesigned wheel assembly designed to give a more comfortable ride.


The ride was originally built for Jazzland (later Six Flags New Orleans), but the sale was never completed.Citation needed

Gauntlet was announced on May 29, 2003.[1] It opened on April 10, 2004.




2 trains with 10 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in a single row, for a total of 20 riders per train.


External links

  • Gauntlet on the Roller Coaster DataBase.

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