A rider at the top of a glass slide in Los Angeles

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The slide is nearly straight, other than a gap nook that causes riders to bump towards the perimeters

A glass slide fastened 1,000ft (305m) alongside the surface of a skyscraper in Los Angeles opens to the general public on Saturday.

The Skyslide spans 45 ft from the 70th to the 69th ground of the US Financial institution Tower within the metropolis.

Regardless of being made from glass only one inch thick, it’s constructed to face up to hurricane-force winds and earthquakes.

Tickets value $25 (£18) every. It’s a part of the Skyspace renovation that additionally consists of an commentary deck.

Some guests received a preview earlier within the week.

“I assumed it was nerve-wracking and thrilling and daring,” stated Keri Freeman.

“I went lots sooner than I assumed I might,” stated Rebecca Fitzgerald.

“And also you sort of like hit the facet as you are coming across the curve, so that you’re actually pressed up towards the glass, so that you see the entire world beneath you, but it surely’s not likely that scary.”

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The 73-storey US Financial institution Tower is the tallest in western US

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The slide runs from the 70th to the 69th ground

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The journey lasts 45 ft (13m)

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And ends on an out of doors platform