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La Vibora

Six Flags Over Texas

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La Vibora is Spanish for "The Viper" and one of the more unique rides at Six Flags Over Texas. Unlike traditional roller coasters, La Vibora does not run on rails, but instead, the vehicles travel through a U-shaped trough that resembles a winding bobsled course. Up to 6 riders are seated inline in individual cars that remarkably look like a bobsled. The coaster was originally called the Avalanche Bobsled but was renamed to better fit the Spain section of the park. Before operating at Over Texas the roller coaster made its debut at Six Flags Magic Mountain as the Sarajevo Bobsleds for the 1984 summer Olympic Games.

Roller Coaster Stats

Year Track Type Designer
1987 Steel Bobsled Intamin AG
  • Height
  • Length
  • Top Speed
    miles per hour
  • Ride Time
    1 minute, 30 seconds
    minutes : seconds
  • Ride Capacity
    riders per hour
  • Number Of Trains
    6 - 6 passenger

La Vibora Facts & History

1995 – Avalanche renamed

1987 – Sarajevo Bobsleds relocated to Six Flags Over Texas and renamed Avalanche.

1984-1986 – Operated at Six Flags Magic Mountain (Valencia, CA)

Estimated cost: $9 million

Individual car has one row each, seating six inline per row.

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 42 inches tall

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