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Did you take your seat aboard the incredible RIPSAW?

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Ripsaw was one of the best thrill rides at Alton Towers, were you lucky enough to stay dry?

Image Source: Richard Smiler Jones

Ripsaw Statistics

  • Ride opened: 1997
  • Ride Closed: 8 November 2015
  • Maximum G-Force: 2.3 
  • Maximum height: 15 metres
Image Source: Mathew Wells

Ripsaw was located in the Forbidden Valley section of Alton Towers.

Image Source: Mathew Wells

Riders were suspended above jets of water at one point and were lowered towards it.

Image Source: Mathew Wells

Ripsaw was closed in the 2015 season due to the park’s long-term plan.

Alton Towers leaflet from 1997.

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