Iconic Disneyland Ride Is “Unbearable,” Dozens of Guests Injured

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A classic Disneyland ride is too much for quite a lot of guests.

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Disneyland is full of classic rides and attractions, but none are as historic or legendary as Matterhorn Bobsleds. This ride was one of Disney’s first-ever roller coasters, and despite being extremely fun, it really shows its age. For decades, guests have complained about how uncomfortable this ride is, citing the attraction’s age and track layout as major issues.

In the past, we’ve covered horror stories regarding the attraction, with a common complaint being that it will cause you severe back pain, especially if you’re older.

A little girl in a red dress grins on the Matterhorn.
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A new post revealed that quite a few guests have complained about this classic Disneyland coaster. “It hurts. A lot. I don’t know how anyone enjoys that ride,” said one guest. “The Matterhorn sponsored by Chiropractic Association of America,” joked another guest. “Blows my mind how these latest sleds passed the comfort portion of the R&D phase” stated another.

One guest simply said that they refuse to ride this attraction anymore. Over the years, we’ve seen several iconic rides at the Disney parks show their age, such as Matterhorn Bobsleds, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, and the original Space Mountain at Magic Kingdom. Guests have also complained for years that DINOSAUR at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is extremely uncomfortable to ride, though this seems to be the intended experience.

In a previous story, one guest brought up a refurbishment that happened a while ago, citing this as a possible reason they feel like this, “It got rougher when they changed the vehicles back in 2012 to the two three-car vehicles. ” Disneyland Park is the only place guests will find Matterhorn Bobsleds, making it one of the rare Disney attractions to only be present at one park in the entire world.

Guests can find a lot of things to do at the original Disneyland Resort. Here, guests have the option of experiencing some of the most legendary theme park rides in history, as well as enjoying some of Disney’s newest and most impressive attractions. Rides like Haunted Mansion, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Space Mountain, and Peter Pan’s Flight can be found here, as well as newer rides like Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance and Minnie & Mickey’s Runaway Railway. The Indiana Jones Adventure, which is one of The Walt Disney Company’s most stunning attractions, is also present here, Disneyland’s Matterhorn Bobsleds is part of the iconic “Disney Mountain Range,” which is comprised of other mountain-themed roller coasters. This list includes rides like Big Thunder Mountain Railroad and Space Mountain and previously included Splash Mountain until it closed in early 2023.

Minnie & Mickey’s Runaway Railway is the newest attraction to open at the Disneyland Resort and is a direct copy of the attraction found at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida. This trackless dark ride is a fantastic experience that highlights the mouse that started it all. DIsneyland is also home to a new land known as Avengers Campus, which is every Marvel fan’s dream come true.

What do you think about Disneyland’s Matterhorn Bobsleds? Do you enjoy riding it, or is it too painful?

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