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  1. Matterhorn Bobsleds Versus Expedition Everest

    by , 04-06-2011 at 08:07 PM



    Not long ago I tried to compare the Splash Mountain in Disneyland to the one at the Magic Kingdom, I even declared a winner. Time to take a look at another pair of Disney mountains and, if possible, we'll pick another winner. Now, I understand that this is not directly an apple-to-apple comparison. But, in many respects, they share similar details with
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    Updated 04-07-2011 at 12:33 PM by SAMLAND

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  2. Experiencing Bob Gurr and Fifty Years of the Matterhorn, Monorail and Subs

    by , 06-14-2009 at 10:28 AM (The Mouse Castle)
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    Called upon by Walt Disney to design the Matterhorn Bobsleds, imagineer Bob Gurr wasn't sure if he was the right guy for the job.

    "I never designed roller coasters," he says. "I hate 'em."

    For someone who's never been a fan ...

    Updated 06-14-2009 at 11:08 AM by disneytim

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