The iconic Matterhorn Bobsleds attraction at Disneyland in California has been closed for a few weeks as part of a 6-month long refurbishment project and today Disney has offered an inside look at what’s going on within the mountain’s snowy walls.
Take a peek inside the update via the new video below, released by Disney today.
Video: Behind the Wall: Matterhorn Bobsleds Refurbishment at Disneyland Park
The biggest change for the classic steel roller coaster is the addition of new individual seat ride vehicles with lap bars instead of seat belts. These new vehicles offer guests a chance to comfortably sit on their own, rather than in the lap of another passenger.
The Matterhorn is also receiving a new station for single riders and guests needing special assistance, as well as a general sprucing up on the inside and out, with new a paint job and lighting being added.
Most notably, the video states that the Matterhorn Bobsleds will reopen on June 15, 2012 – also the rumored (though not confirmed) date on which Cars Land will open at the Disney California Adventure theme park.
Also worth noting from the video among many shots of construction is a quick glimpse inside the basketball court that exists inside the mountain: