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Leap The Dips
Leap-The-Dips (Lakemont Park) - OnRide (480p)02:06

Leap-The-Dips (Lakemont Park) - OnRide (480p)

General
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Park Lakemont Park
Location USAAltoona, Pennsylvania, USA
Status Operating
Operated
Operated
Opened 1902
Opening
Cost
Height restriction
Statistics
Manufacturer
Builder
Designer Edward Joy Morris
Type Wooden- Side Friction
Type
Model
Riders per train 4
Riders per hour
Lift/launch system Chain Lift
Height 41 feet
Drop 9 feet
Top speed 18 mph
Length 1,452 feet
Dimensions
Duration 1:00
Inversions 0
Steepest drop 25°
Maximum g-force


Leap-The-Dips is a wooden side friction roller coaster located at Lakemont Park in Altoona, Pennsylvania. Opened in 1902, the ride is currently the oldest roller coaster in operation. It was designated a U.S. National Historic Landmark on October 9, 1960. [1]

DesignEdit

Leap-The-Dips features a simple design consisting of ten foot drops followed by a turnaround.

TrainsEdit

Leap-the-Dips has only 1 single-car train with 4 seats. Although Riders-per-Hour hasn't been recorded for this ride, it would be very low.

ProblemsEdit

Recently Leap-the-Dips has been suffering from problems, typical of a ride this age. The wooden supports for the sides of the track often need replacing, and often the cars will stall before completing the ride. However performance has improved since 2005.

Photo GalleryEdit

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