Pyrenees (roller coaster)

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Pyrenees
Parque Espana-Shima Spain Village
Coordinates 34°21′35″N 136°50′42″E / 34.359832°N 136.845°E / 34.359832; 136.845Coordinates: 34°21′35″N 136°50′42″E / 34.359832°N 136.845°E / 34.359832; 136.845
Status Operating
Opening date 1997
General statistics
Type Steel – Inverted
Manufacturer Bolliger & Mabillard
Designer Werner Stengel
Model Inverted Coaster
Height 147.67 ft (45.01 m)
Length 4,048.58 ft (1,234.01 m)
Speed 62.1 mph (99.9 km/h)
Inversions 6
Duration 1:53
Pyrenees at RCDB
Pictures of Pyrenees at RCDB

Pyrenees is a steel roller coaster at Parque Espana-Shima Spain Village in Japan.

Ride experience[edit]

The train departs the station and immediately climbs the 147 feet (45 m) lift hill. Once the train has crested the top of the lift hill, it banks to the right and drops at 62.1 miles per hour (99.9 km/h) into a vertical loop. Exiting the vertical loop, the train then soars through a zero-g roll, and then another vertical loop. Coming out of the second vertical loop, the train makes a highly banked speed turn to the left and travels up into a cobra roll. Leaving the cobra roll, the train travels onwards into a right hand helix which goes through the center of the second vertical loop. Pulling out of the helix, the train enters the mid-course brake run (which does not slow it down). Flying off the mid-course brake run, the train drops down into a corkscrew which leads into a wide left hand banked curve. Speeding through and out of the curve, the train then soars over an airtime hill, and into a sharp upwards helix the left and onto the final brake run.

Preceded by
Montu
World's longest inverted roller coaster
1997– April 2014
Succeeded by
Banshee