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Did you take your seat aboard the incredible RIPSAW?


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

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Ripsaw Statistics

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

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

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

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

Alton Towers leaflet from 1997.

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