The Ultimate, once the longest coaster in the world, set to close

A posted email screenshot confirms the closing of the coaster. The Beast will rise to the 2nd longest coaster in the world.

This was always a very weird coaster in terms of design (kind of like The Beast). Has anyone ever ridden it? What was the experience like?

Vater's avatar

I know a guy from the UK whose favorite coaster (at least some years ago) was the Ultimate. From what I recall, he described it as quirky, not well designed, with jerky transitions, crazy fast in some places (ploddingly slow in others)...things that just made it oddly fun.

Jeff's avatar

This came up last year.


Jeff - Editor - CoasterBuzz.com - My Blog - Phrazy

I last rode it in 2002. The first half was like riding a scenic railway. But, it was after the second lift that all hell broke loose! Crazy ride! I remember the next morning everyone was comparing bruises from the ride!


Jerry - Magnum Fanatic
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