Alpengeist

Busch Gardens Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Virginia, USA)

Operating since 3/22/1997

Roller Coaster · Steel · Inverted · Extreme

Make: Bolliger & Mabillard
Model: Inverted Coaster / Custom

Track layout: Terrain

Statistics

Length:3,828 ft
Height:195 ft
Drop:170 ft
Inversions:6
Speed:67 mph
Duration:3:10
G-Force:3.7
Elements:Immelmann
106 ft tall Loop
Cobra Roll
Zero-G Roll
Corkscrew
Capacity:1,820 riders per hour

Details

Cost:$20,000,000 USD
Designer:Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
General Contractor:Armada Hoffler Inc.
Architect:Peckham Guyton Albers & Viets, Inc.
Theming Design:Suzanne Sessions, Inc.
Trains:3 trains with 8 cars per train. Riders are arranged 4 across in a single row for a total of 32 riders per train.
Theme:Themed around an Alpine mountain region. The "Alpengeist" was the legendary snowbeast of the Alps.  "Alpengeist" means "Ghost of the Alps" in German.

Alpengeist - Busch Gardens Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Virginia, USA)

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Alpengeist - Busch Gardens Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Virginia, USA)