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Wes
07-03-2009, 02:32 PM
Ghost Town in the Sky opened Cliffhanger Wednesday, July 1 to much anticipation.

According to reports from park patrons, the coaster never ran the next day. The park's website states that the coaster will not run for the holiday weekend.

The park s... Click here to read more... (http://www.thrillnetwork.com/news/2898/cliffhanger-down-after-one-day-of-operation.html)

Leo C
07-03-2009, 05:32 PM
I guess the ride took a Viagra and the park couldn't get it back up.

Scioneer
07-11-2009, 11:59 PM
Its not uncommon for this to happen. Most coasters that have been newly built, refurbed, or moved have a wacky period after they open.

Leo C
07-12-2009, 12:08 AM
You're really lucky Wes. It's like the very short period in 1997 CHILLER was open.

Michael C
07-12-2009, 09:55 PM
Not the best news. Hopefully they can get the problems fixed soon. The park really needs the coaster.

Wes
07-13-2009, 12:26 AM
^^ And to think I thought about waiting until that Friday but decided against it!

I could only find two newer articles, one said it was hairline fractures in the seat structure.

I feel really safe now on my 11 rides!

http://www.smokymountainnews.com/issues/07_09/07_08_09/fr_ghosttown_coaster.html

Michael C
07-15-2009, 02:04 PM
At least you got in your 11 rides. Wasn't planing to go this year anyways.

Wes
07-16-2009, 06:41 PM
YouTube - Cliffhanger Opening Day 2009 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWRhBDHkprc)

Here's my video footage I finally got around to uploading.

Michael C
07-19-2009, 05:51 PM
Nice video. looks like a fun coaster. I Hope it reopens soon.