Highest Looping Rollercoaster Opens in CO

Opening in Colorado this weekend is the a record breaking rollercoaster.

Are you ready to defy gravity? The Defiance Roller Coaster at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is OPEN!

This one-of-a-kind Gerstlauer Euro-Flight roller coaster is an action-packed, 56-second rocky mountain adventure like no other! Defiance defies convention with a 110-foot record breaking 102.3-degree free-fall drop in the western United States.

KKTV: Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is now home to the highest looping roller coaster in the United States. The ride sits on Iron Mountain at about 7,132 feet above sea level. The coaster is scheduled to open July 9 inside the park located at 51000 Two Rivers Plaza Rd. in Glenwood Springs.

Some quick stats about the new attraction:

-Drop: 102.3-degree, 110-foot freefall

-Length: 56 seconds

-Speed: Tops out at 56 miles per hour

Officials add the coaster, named Defiance, includes the steepest freefall drop in the western U.S.

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