Six Flags Great America
Ride typeWooden Coaster
Current statusOperating
Opening date04/29/1995
Track length3458 '
Maximum speed50 mph
Height100 '
Highest drop80 '
Angle of descent53 degrees.
Riding time1:45 min.
Coachesfive six-passenger (3x2)
Number of trains2
Capacity1000 riders/hour
Riding restrictionsAt least 48 "
A classic cyclone-style wooden roller coaster. An 80-foot first drop takes guests through tight turns, weaving back and forth through the Viper's coils at speeds of up to 50 miles per hour.