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One of the largest looping roller coasters in the world. Viper has three vertical loops, a double barrel boomerang and a classic double that combined send Six Flags Magic Mountain guests upside down a total of seven times. Viper begins with a climb up a 17-story lift hill that leads to the first descent, a 188-foot drop that accelerates the train to a top speed of 73 mph!

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Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1990 Steel Multielement, Double Out and Back Arrow Dynamics

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Drop: 171 feet
  • Height: 188 feet
  • Inversions: 7
  • Length: 3,830 feet
  • Trains: 4 - 28 passenger
  • Ride Time: 2 minutes, 25 seconds
  • Top Speed: 73 mph

Viper Facts & History

World's tallest vertical loop stands 143-feet tall.

Designed for maximum three train operation.

Inversions: 143-foot Loop, 90-foot Loop, 62-foot Loop, Boomerang, Double Corkscrew

Opening date: April 7, 1990

Estimated cost: $8 million

Train has seven cars with two rows each, seating two abreast per row.

Ride capacity: 1,700 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 54 inches tall

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