World’s Tallest Roller Coaster Now Open in Glenwood Springs, Colorado [VIDEO/SURVEY]
Are you looking for some fun and adventure this summer? Do you want to get your adrenaline rushing? Well, perhaps you need to take a little trip to Glenwood Springs, Colorado and experience the all-new tallest roller coaster in the world.The Cliffhanger as it is appropriately named is perched high atop Iron Mountain Cliff at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. The coaster rises 7,100 feet above sea level, making it the highest coaster in the world. It took some 13 semis to truck the steel up a single lane highway to put the massive $1-million coaster together.
The coaster features lots of turns and twists with a sharp up and dramatic drop. When riding this roller coaster expect to see the Colorado River 15-hundred feet below.
The world's tallest roller coaster opened on Friday. The Cliffhanger is perched atop Iron Mountain Cliff at Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, 7,100 feet above sea level, making it the highest coaster in the world. Thirteen semis trucked steel up a single lane highway to assemble the $1-million dollar coaster. The coaster has a lot of twists and turns with a sharp up and dramatic drop. At one point, riders can see the Colorado River 15-hundred feet below. Think I just tossed my cookies!
Here's a sneak peek.