Happy Monday and welcome to our first Six Flags Magic Mountain update of 2016.
We headed up to the park this past Saturday to get our first rides of 2016 in and of course to bring you the latest on The New Revolution. It was a very light day in the park as you'll see below.
Also, don't forget our second event at Six Flags Magic Mountain "Mountain Madness 2.0 - Revolution's Revenge" will be held on Sunday June 5 with ERT on The New Revolution and much more. We got our pricing last week and we are VERY happy with what we've got for you all for such a low price. Look for tickets to be on sale within the next week or so. We'll of course let you all know when. In the meantime, be sure to click our event info in the link and RSVP. It's going to be an amazing day.
Written by Gregg Condon
One of the main reasons we headed up to the park was to process our 2016 Season Passes. This is the kind of line you want to see!!
Because the park has been open daily (other than 2 days for rain) there is still a lot of Holiday In The Park stuff up. This will probably be gone by next week.
The photo op is still looking great
The loop ... hopefully they'll trim down these trees so we can get a clear view of the loop when the leaves come back in the spring. Yes, leaves fall off trees in California for the winter. ;)
It's going to be so awesome to take these turns with no pain again.
The walls at the entry have been decorated. 48 million rides, wow, that's awesome.
RD only has about a million of those. =)
Even though it was kind of chilly (in the 50's, so we won't say cold in respect to the rest of you who live in REALLY cold weather) they were working on Saturday.
Pardon the zoom, only had the iPhone last week.
If you eat at the park the Season Pass Gold Dining Pass is a really good deal. Us, we just got our sports bottle.
A better angle, lots of wood replacement going on. It's nice to see them keeping the ride as close to original as possible.
Moving around to the other side, lots of stuff has been torn out.
Now that the trees are thinning out a bit we can start to see more of the work they are doing. Most of the old exit path that leads back towards the front of the park is gone.
A wider shot ...
And then lastly, from the Tatsu exit, you can see a lot of the layout. No paint yet and it's really not the best weather to be painting right now anyway.
Moving on past Revolution towards Apocalypse. Took our first rides since Fright Fest and you can definitely tell they are working on the ride.
While it's not quite where the ride was when it opened it's definitely rideable.
You can see just how much wood is being replaced. There are also 2 trains on the ride, or there was last weekend.
The old Dolphin/Action/Aftermath area is being removed for ???
A couple of random park notes, there is a new grill outside of the Waterfront area. It's a REALLY nice set-up. Need to have them come out and do this at our house. =)
A new queue has been set up at Johnny Rockets which will hopefully help some of the traffic issues with people standing in the middle of the walkway. Hopefully these are coming to all eateries.
Looks like a new sign for Panda Express is coming?
Gearworks Theater is now promoting Season Passes.
In honor of the upcoming Legacy of Arrow Documentary we made Viper our first coaster of 2016. Actually had a pretty decent ride on it.
Be sure to check out the info for their world premiere on January 23.
The park was so dead even Tatsu was a walk-on.
Apparently I made some people shake their heads when I indicated on Instagram that I'm not really a fan of Tatsu. It's not just one thing, I just don't care for it. But I ride everything at least once a year, so that was my ride for the year. =)
Best ride EVER!!
Even though the park was pretty empty I expected there to be a line for Twisted Colossus.
The Zeppelin has been replaced, which is great that they are maintaining the ride queue.
And this was the line. The only time I'd seen a shorter line was during ERT of the first Mountain Madness back in October.
Hopefully it will be slow next weekend too as we have JoAnna coming out from IL to ride Twisted Colossus for the first time.
Alright, that's going to wrap it up for this update, we'll likely have another SFMM update next week as well as Knott's and maybe even Disneyland as apparently they are planning something big over there. =)
Thanks again for all of the amazing support. We haven't thanked you all enough.