Imagine yourself flying at 50 mph from Mt. Washington, over the Ohio River, and landing on the North Shore.
You won’t have to imagine forever, because ZipPitt is proposing to make this dream a reality!
Experience Pittsburgh's world-reknown cityscape on a half-mile zip line while desceding over 400 feet into the valley below.
Here's your chance to be a part of Pittsburgh's next adventure experience!
This campaign will raise funds to cover initial surveys, design, and permitting expected to cost around $15,000. The goal is to be open within two years.
ZipPitt will start near the Duquesne Incline and land near Heinz Field & the Carnegie Science Center, connecting two of Pittsburgh’s most iconic destinations, Mount Washington and the North Shore.
Riders will enjoy a thrilling and comfortable experience from a seated harness traveling along one of four parallel zip lines.
Check out a video & interview done by CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA.
Check out a video by WTAE on ZipPitt.
Check out an article by PopCity on ZipPitt.
Check out the official Awesome Pittsburgh grant announcement.
Check out coverage on ZipPitt at a community meeting.
Let’s show the world how Pittsburgh continues to innovate and give riders a riveting experience. A zip line of this magnitude and atmosphere will immerse you in an unprecedented perspective of Pittsburgh.
ZipPitt was recently awarded a $1,000 Awesome Pittsburgh grant.
Check out the contribution levels and see how you can help!