Batman The Escape was a steel stand-up roller coaster that is in storage at Darien Lake Theme Park Resort. It was located at Six Flags Magic Mountain from 1986 until January 1989 ; Six Flags Great Adventure from 1990 until September 1992 ; and Six Flags AstroWorld from 1994 until 2005. Batman The Escape was designed by Intamin and featured one loop. This loop was followed by a diving turnaround, a midcourse brake run, and a helix through the loop before returning through a straight away back to the final brakes.
The ride was built in 1986 for Six Flags Magic Mountain where it was known as Shockwave. It was one of the first stand-up roller coasters in the world. The coaster was a very popular attraction at Magic Mountain regardless of its roughness due to the positions of the restraints. At the time, Six Flags had a ride rotation program, in which some coasters would remain at a park for a couple years and then transferred to another park.
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