Tallest Wooden Roller Coasters in the World
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Which is the tallest wooden roller coaster ride in the world?
The tallest wooden roller coaster ride in the world is Steel Curtain of Kennywood in United States, which towers at 67 meters. Built by S&S - Sansei Technologies, Steel Curtain barrels down the world's tallest wooden track at a top speed of 121 km/h.

The second tallest wooden roller coaster ride in the world is T Express of Everland in South Korea, which stands at 56 meters, followed by Wildfire (Kolmården Wildlife Park) of Kolmården Wildlife Park in Sweden, with a height of 56 meters. The heights of the wooden roller coaster rides around the world can range from a regular 18m to 67m, with the average wooden roller coaster ride being 39.4m tall.

 Compare Steel Curtain with Wicker Man


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Droppiest Wooden RCs. The droppiest wooden roller coaster ride in the world is Goliath (Six Flags Great America) of United States with a drop of 55m.The average drop of the world's wooden roller coasters is around 38.7m.

Fastest Wooden RCs. The fastest wooden roller coaster in the world is Steel Curtain of United States with a top speed of 121 km/h.The average maximum speeds of the world's wooden roller coasters is around 98.6 km/h.

Longest Wooden RCs. The longest wooden roller coaster ride in the world is The Beast of United States that stretches 2,243 meters long.The average lengths of the world's wooden roller coaster rides is around 1,265.5m.

Longest Ride Times. The wooden roller coaster ride with the longest ride duration in the world is The Beast of United States with a ride duration of 250 seconds.The average ride duration of the world's wooden roller coaster rides is about 143.0 seconds.

Strongest G Forces. The wooden roller coaster ride with the strongest G force in the world is El Toro of United States with a G force of 4g.The average G force of the world's wooden roller coaster rides is about 3.5g.

Steepest Vertical Angles. The wooden roller coaster ride with the steepest vertical angle in the world is Goliath (Six Flags Great America) of United States with a maximum vertical angle of 85 degrees.The average maximum vertical angles of the world's wooden roller coaster rides is about 63.8 degrees.

Most Inversions. The wooden roller coaster ride with the most inversions in the world is Steel Curtain of United States with 9 inversions.The average number of inversions of the world's wooden roller coaster rides is about 0.7 inversions.


Let's check out the world's tallest roller coaster rides:

Steel Curtain.

Steel Curtain Cinematic Off-Ride Kennywood (Youtube/Coaster Studios)

  Tallest wooden roller coaster track in the world at 67 meters — Located at Kennywood in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States, Steel Curtain is a wooden roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track is 67 meters tall.

Built by S&S - Sansei Technologies, Steel Curtain stretches 1,200 meters in length.

  Fastest wooden roller coaster in the world at a max speed of 121 km/h — Steel Curtain has a maximum speed of 121 km/h, with 9 inversions in its track.

Total ride time: 2 minutes.

 

 Compare Steel Curtain with El Toro from Six Flags Great Adventure, United States.

 Compare Steel Curtain with Outlaw Run from Silver Dollar City, United States.


T Express.

What is: T-Express - Everland Resort (Youtube/COASTER BOT)

  Second tallest wooden roller coaster track in the world at 56 meters — T Express is a wooden roller coaster attraction with a height of 56 meters and a drop of 46 meters at Everland in Yongin, South Korea.

  Third longest wooden roller coaster track in the world at 1,641 meters — T Express is built by Intamin and stretches 1,641 meters in length, with a maximum vertical angle of 77 degrees.

Total ride time: 2 minutes 20 seconds.

 

 Compare T Express with Boulder Dash from Lake Compounce, United States.

 Compare T Express with Time Travel from Hot Go Park-Happy Jungle World, China.


Wildfire (Kolmården Wildlife Park).

Wildfire 4K Cinematic Off-Ride Kolmården (Youtube/Coaster Studios)

  Third tallest wooden roller coaster track in the world at 56 meters — Wildfire (Kolmården Wildlife Park) is a wooden roller coaster attraction with a height of 56 meters and a drop of 49 meters at Kolmården Wildlife Park in Kolmården, Sweden.

  Second longest roller coaster track in Sweden at 1,265 meters — The 1,265-meter long Wildfire (Kolmården Wildlife Park) with a maximum vertical angle of 83 degrees is built by Rocky Mountain Construction.

  Fastest roller coaster in Sweden at a max speed of 115 km/h — The track has 3 inversions and a G force of 4g, enabling the roller coaster to reach a maximum speed of 115 km/h.

  Roller coaster ride with the third longest ride duration in Sweden — Total ride time: 2 minutes.

 

 Compare Wildfire (Kolmården Wildlife Park) with American Eagle from Six Flags Great America, United States.

 Compare Wildfire (Kolmården Wildlife Park) with Wicker Man from Alton Towers, United Kingdom.


El Toro.

El Toro 4K off-ride Six Flags Great Adventure (Youtube/CoasterForce)

Located at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey, United States, El Toro is a 55-meter tall wooden roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track also has a drop of 54 meters.

El Toro is built by Intamin and spans a length of 1,300 meters with a maximum vertical angle of 76 degrees.

El Toro has a maximum speed of 110 km/h and a G force of 4g.

Total ride time: 1 minutes 42 seconds.

 

 Compare El Toro with Troy from Toverland, Netherlands.

 Compare El Toro with Mine Blower from Fun Spot America Kissimmee, United States.


Goliath (Six Flags Great America).

Goliath Off-Ride Six Flags Great America (Youtube/Coaster Studios)

Goliath (Six Flags Great America) is a wooden roller coaster attraction with a height of 50 meters and a drop of 55 meters at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois, United States.

The 940-meter long Goliath (Six Flags Great America) with a maximum vertical angle of 85 degrees is built by Rocky Mountain Construction.

  Third fastest wooden roller coaster in the world at a max speed of 116 km/h — Goliath (Six Flags Great America) has a maximum speed of 116 km/h, with 2 inversions in its track.

Total ride time: 1 minutes 45 seconds.

 

 Compare Goliath (Six Flags Great America) with GhostRider from Knott's Berry Farm, United States.

 Compare Goliath (Six Flags Great America) with Wood Coaster (Mountain Flyer) from OCT East, China.


Colossos - Kampf Der Giganten.

Colossos - Kampf der Giganten 2019 (Heide Park Resort) (Youtube/PicturesThemePark)

  Third tallest roller coaster track in Germany at 50 meters — Located at Heide Park in Soltau, Lower Saxony‎, Germany, Colossos - Kampf Der Giganten is a wooden roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track is 50 meters tall and has a drop of 49 meters.

  Second longest roller coaster track in Germany at 1,344 meters — The 1,344-meter long Colossos - Kampf Der Giganten with a maximum vertical angle of 61 degrees is built by Intamin.

The track has a G force of 4g, enabling the roller coaster to reach a maximum speed of 110 km/h.

Total ride time: 2 minutes 25 seconds.

 

 Compare Colossos - Kampf Der Giganten with Shivering Timbers from Michigan's Adventure, United States.

 Compare Colossos - Kampf Der Giganten with Boulder Dash from Lake Compounce, United States.


Lightning Rod.

Lightning Rod Off-Ride & Backstage Tour Dollywood (Youtube/Coaster Studios)

Lightning Rod is a wooden roller coaster attraction with a height of 50 meters and a drop of 50 meters at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, United States.

Built by Rocky Mountain Construction, Lightning Rod stretches 1,200 meters in length and has a maximum vertical angle of 73 degrees.

  Second fastest wooden roller coaster in the world at a max speed of 117 km/h — Lightning Rod races along its track with a G force of 4g, reaching a top speed of 117 km/h.

Roller coaster built by Rocky Mountain Construction with the second longest ride duration — Total ride time: 3 minutes 12 seconds.

 

 Compare Lightning Rod with Wodan Timbur Coaster from Europa-Park, Germany.


Python In Bamboo Forest.

Python in Bamboo Forest Wooden Roller Coaster POV! Nanchang Wanda Park China 竹林绿蟒 (Youtube/Theme Park Review)

Tallest roller coaster track built by Great Coasters International — Located at Nanchang Sunac Land in Nanchang, Jiangxi, China, Python in Bamboo Forest is a wooden roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track is 49 meters tall and has a drop of 41 meters.

  Longest roller coaster track in China at 1,558 meters — Python in Bamboo Forest is built by Great Coasters International and stretches 1,558 meters in length.

Total ride time: 1 minutes 40 seconds.

 

 Compare Python In Bamboo Forest with GhostRider from Knott's Berry Farm, United States.

 Compare Python In Bamboo Forest with Troy from Toverland, Netherlands.


The Voyage.

The Voyage Off-Ride Holiday World (Youtube/Coaster Studios)

Tallest roller coaster track built by The Gravity Group — The Voyage is a wooden roller coaster attraction with a height of 48 meters and a drop of 47 meters at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari in Santa Claus, Indiana, United States.

  Second longest wooden roller coaster track in the world at 1,964 meters — The Voyage is built by The Gravity Group and stretches 1,964 meters in length, with a maximum vertical angle of 66 degrees.

Roller coaster built by The Gravity Group with the longest ride duration — Total ride time: 2 minutes 45 seconds.

 

 Compare The Voyage with Rampage from Alabama Splash Adventure, United States.

 Compare The Voyage with Time Travel from Hot Go Park-Happy Jungle World, China.


Datasets on Fastest, Longest, Tallest, Droppiest Roller Coasters in the World

Tallest Tracks:  World  Asia  Europe  USA  Canada  Australia  China  Japan  Germany  UK

Fastest Coasters:  World  Asia  Europe  USA  China  | Japan  Germany  UK

Longest Tracks:  World  Asia  Europe  USA  China  Japan  Germany  UK

  Droppiest Tracks:  World  Asia  Europe  |  USA  China  Japan  Germany  UK

  Longest Duration:  World  |  Asia Europe  |  USA  |  China  |  Japan  |  Germany  |  UK

  Most Inversions:  World  |  Asia  |  Europe  |  USA  |  China  |  Japan  |  Germany  |  UK

  Fastest Wooden:  World  Asia  Europe  USA

  Longest Wooden:  World  Asia  Europe  USA

Tallest Wooden:   World  Asia  Europe  USA

Droppiest Wooden:  World  Asia  |  Europe  |  USA

Longest Duration Wooden:  World  |  Asia  |  Europe  |  USA

Well-known Roller Coasters built by: Intamin  Bolliger & Mabillard  Custom Coasters International  Mack Rides  Rocky Mountain Construction  Vekoma 


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