Yeti (Expedition Everest)

Last Updated on: September 12th, 2023

yeti expedition everest disneyWho is Yeti?

The Yeti, also known as the “Guardian of the Forbidden Mountain,” is a legendary and imposing creature featured in the Expedition Everest attraction at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park in Walt Disney World.

Expedition Everest is a thrilling roller coaster ride that takes visitors on a journey through the Himalayan Mountains in search of the elusive Yeti. The story behind the ride centers on the idea that guests are boarding a train to explore the mountain and the mystery of the Yeti.

The Yeti, a massive and fearsome animatronic figure, is a central element of the attraction. As the train ascends the mountain, riders encounter warnings about the creature and the treacherous path ahead. When the train suddenly encounters a broken track, it appears as though the Yeti is responsible for the destruction, creating a heart-pounding moment of suspense.

The highlight of the ride is a thrilling encounter with the Yeti itself. As the train hurtles through the darkened mountain, guests catch glimpses of the colossal beast, which lunges at them with a deafening roar. The sight of the Yeti is both breathtaking and terrifying, making it a memorable moment for riders.

The Yeti animatronic figure in Expedition Everest is particularly impressive due to its size and realism. It stands over 22 feet tall and was, at the time of its installation, the most advanced and complex animatronic figure ever created by Disney Imagineers.

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