Expedition Everest Returns on April 16th, But There Might Be a Soft Reopening Sooner


Expedition Everest is finally reopening on April 16th according to the Walt Disney World calendar. Everest closed back in January and was scheduled to open sometime in mid-April.

People were worried it would remained closed longer than anticipated due to the mid-April reopening period being removed and no time frame was given.  However, one of our people has a source that said that the ride opening was in question due to inspection clearance but has since been approved and could be open in a soft reopening as early as tomorrow.

No. I do not believe the Yeti has been fixed.

For those who don’t know Expedition Everest-Legend of the Forbidden Mountain is a rollercoaster located in Disney’s Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World.

Here is the official attraction synopsis:

Yeti or Not, Here He Comes!

Wander into a Tibetan village at the base of Mount Everest and board a train to the “top of the world.” Beware: Some say a legendary snow monster lives deep in the mountain.

After a steep ascent, your train picks up speed and races into the darkness. Without warning, a broken and twisted track appears in front of you. Brace yourself as you plummet backward into total darkness. Inside the cavern, the mythical tale comes true as you see the shadow of a massive, growling beast!

Race to escape the cursed mountain—before the Yeti claims another expedition.”

The Walt Disney World calendar does have times listed for the attraction on April 16th, while the 14th and 15th currently show no availability. But it is a possibility that it could open as of tomorrow, but that again is a rumor that we are hearing and not confirmed.

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