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Monday, February 6, 2017

1978: What's Gotten Into the Matterhorn?


The success of DISNEYLAND's Space Mountain brought new attention the park's first mountain- the Matterhorn. Guests riding the fearsome peak before the mid-1970's know that the inside of the mountain originally had nothing really to see. Park management wanted to spiff up the attraction so plans were drawn up to place more elaborate caverns and effects inside the mountain. The ride also got taken over by a fearsome abominable snowman who was not so happy about the intrusion...