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The Zipwire Challenge

The Zipwire starts from the very top of the Cheesegrater and soars 130 metres through the air, descending 70 metres, straight into the Gherkin.

WHERE DOES THE ZIPWIRE TAKE PLACE?

You will be kitted up in your harness, helmet and gloves on Landing 42. Then our expert zipwire team will guide you to the very top of the Leadenhall building on the 51st floor.  

The zipwire will take place from the highest point of the Cheesegrater. So you will zipwire from the pinnacle of London’s 6th tallest skyscraper!

The zipwire will soar across London’s skyline for 130 meters, whilst at the same time descending 70 meters, before landing on 36th floor of the Gherkin.

This is the view you’ll enjoy before your incredible zipwire experience starts!

HOW HIGH IS THE ZIPWIRE AND HOW FAST WILL IT GO?

You will start your zipwire journey at 227m high and land 70 metres below this on 36th floor of the Gherkin.  

The zipwire will travel at around 2 metres per second and the speed will be controlled by our expert zipwire team. 

We recommend that you prepare to land by tucking into a ball when you get close to the end. Here you’ll be greeted by our expert zipwire team and celebrated by the Skyscraper Challenge crew who will guide you to the finish line. 

Take a look at the view you’ll have when you finish your zipwire challenge. It’s breath-taking

TIPS AND ADVICE FROM OUR SPECIALIST ZIPWIRER

Our specialist zipwirer has been on hand to answer some of your key questions.

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