the matterhorn

  • Imagineering shares Matterhorn Bobsleds enhancements

    When Disneyland’s Matterhorn Bobsleds opened in 1959 it was the first ever tubular steel coaster and a real innovation in theme park attractions. Over the years it has been updated to look more like a complete mountain, it acquired a monster – the Abominable Snowman, lost the holes where the…

  • Matterhorn Celebrates 55th Anniversary
    Matterhorn Celebrates 55th Anniversary

    The Matterhorn Bobsleds at Disneyland has always been a sentimental favorite of mine; in part because my Grandfather Vic Greene was the Art Director for the attraction and for his involvement in the story of how Imagineering got the instructions to build it. There was a little hill of land…

  • All about the Queue
    All about the Queue

    IAAPA is having is European Attractions Show this week and their “In the Queue” blog covers a session led by Walt Disney Imagineer David Wilson. Wilson talked about some of the secrets Disney uses at its theme parks to manage guest flow into and out of the queues. More than…

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