Monster (Adventureland)

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The Monster
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Location Altoona, Iowa, USA
Status Operating since June 4, 2016
Height restriction 122 cm (48 inches)
Replaced River Rapids Log Flume
Manufacturer Gerstlauer
Type Steel
Product Infinity Coaster
Riders per train 8
Hourly capacity 500
Propulsion Vertical chain lift hill
Height 133 feet
Drop 128 feet
Top speed 65 mph
Length 2500 feet
Inversions 5
Drop angle 101°
Duration 2:00

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.



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

The Monster officially opened on June 4, 2016.


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


3 trains with 2 cars per train. Riders are arranged 4 across in a single row for a total of 8 riders per train.


External links

  • Monster on the Roller Coaster DataBase.