Monster (Adventureland)

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The Monster
roller coaster
Location Altoona, Iowa, USA
Status Operating since June 4, 2016
Height restriction 122 cm (48 inches)
Manufacturer Gerstlauer
Type Steel
Model / product Infinity Coaster
Riders per train 8
Hourly capacity 500
Propulsion Vertical chain lift hill
Height133 feet
Drop128 feet
Top speed65 mph
Length2500 feet
Steepest drop101°
Monster's Logo.jpg

The Monster is a steel roller coaster located at Adventureland in Altoona, Iowa, USA. It replaced the former River Rapids Log Flume and opened on June 4, 2016 as the first Gerstlauer Infinity Coaster in America.


History[edit | edit source]

Excavation work for placing the footers began in late October 2015.[1]

Design[edit | edit source]

The ride has a beyond-vertical drop at an angle of 101 degrees followed by five inversions.

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External links[edit | edit source]

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    Monster on the Roller Coaster DataBase.