Las Vegas may think it has cornered the market on scaring the shit out of tourists, what with their bungee jump at the Stratosphere and waterslide through the Golden Nugget’s shark tank. But LA has a thing or two up its sleeve. OUE Limited, a real estate owner, developer and operator has announced the arrival of Skyspace LA’s all-glass slide: the Skyslide. That’s right, a clear glass slide extending 45 feet from the 70th floor on the outside of the US Bank Tower to a 69th floor observation deck. Visitors will slide almost 1,000 feet above downtown LA on glass that is only 1 1/4 inches thick.
Can’t wait to scare yourself silly? The slide opens June 25, but tickets are available now. Admission to OUE Skyspace LA observation deck is $25 and Skyslide passes are $8. Each of these passes are sold at timed intervals. You can also buy a combo ticket for entry to the Skyspace and the glass slide. The website states that there will be age restrictions on the slide, but the combo tickets being sold are all ages. Kids 2 and under are only $8. But be forewarned, if you push a one year-old out of the 70th floor onto 1 1/4″ of glass, be prepared to pay for lots of therapy in another 20 years. There is also a senior citizen discount for those over 65. Grandma, I applaud you. Just don’t break a hip. TICKETS HERE
I can’t find a limit, but it does say two people can slide together tandem, and I’d imagine two people are at least 300 pounds.