Extreme Haunt: An experience designed to push audience members to their limits physically or mentally through moments using water, electricity, candle wax, rope, or any other form of simulated torture.
The goal of an extreme experience is to generate extreme emotional responses in the audience. These goals can be reached by any means including narrative, psychological moments, and physical pain. Extreme experiences are for those who are looking for a challenge or who are interested in testing the limits of their own physicality. Extreme experiences can feel very much like actually living through a traumatic experience. For some audience members, this is something that can be very therapeutic. For others, such an experience can be too much. But extreme experiences (such as Blackout) are also not meant to be truly dangerous. They should push people to their limits while still maintaining actual safety for each audience member. Audience members should be certain to verify the safety of these experiences if they have any concerns.
Browse the company guide below to find Extreme Haunts that might interest you. Scroll to the bottom to find our intensity guide.
Extreme Haunts start at an intensity level 7. At this level, participants can expect experiences that will push them, but are intended for larger audiences. The 17th Door is a wonderful starter extreme haunt due to its accessibility, safety, and impressive technological feats. However, they have relied on gross-out effects that not all extreme haunts utilize. Our level 8s are all currently extreme haunts that exist outside of Los Angeles, offering guests the opportunity to travel to places like Chicago for Miasma, or the UK for Faceless Ventures. Level 9 houses several Los Angeles-based extreme haunts, and The Victim Experience is the only haunt to grace level 10.
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