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Disney Wish AquaMouse adds a snowy adventure

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For 'Swiss Meltdown,' Mickey and Minnie Mouse invite riders on a mountain sledding excursion that goes awry
Walt Disney Imagineering announced a new mountain sledding animation for the AquaMouse ride aboard Disney Wish.

Joining the original 'Scuba Scramble' show — inspired by 'The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse' animated shorts — is 'Swiss Meltdown,' where Mickey and Minnie invite riders on a mountain sledding excursion that goes awry.

Story inspired by 'Yodelberg'

When the sun comes out and the snow begins to melt, riders will be off on a frantic dash to the mountaintop while trying to avoid obstacles like avalanches, leaky rock walls and waterfalls. The story is inspired by one of the Emmy Award-winning Mickey Mouse shorts, 'Yodelberg,' and composer Christopher Willis adapted his iconic score from the episode for the attraction.

'There are many fun Disney "Easter eggs" to catch during a ride on AquaMouse, such as an appearance by the abominable snowman from the Disneyland attraction Matterhorn Bobsleds,' Danny Handke, senior creative director, Walt Disney Imagineering, said in the Disney Parks Blog.

'One of my favorite details,' Handke added, 'is that Chip and Dale are hiding in each show, hitchhiking their way to Disney’s private island of Castaway Cay. Good luck trying to spot them amid the 60-plus water blasters, misters and pop jets that you’ll encounter along the way.' 

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