4 miles
Distance
777 ft
Climb
-1,126 ft
Descent
1,164 ft
High Point

This is my personal favorite route through Frick Park which minimizes the boring double track climbs back to the top. Start at Iron Gate and ride to Concrete Block (just after the wooden drop), ride Concrete Block until it exits to Firelane Ext. Ride Roller Coaster back to Firelane Ext. Climb up Firelane Ext and ride Roller Coaster to IMBA trail all the way up and out to Falls Ravine. Take Bench Trail up to Horse Trough. Ride Horse Trough until you exit to Riverview Trail. Turn left and enter Homeless Camp on the right and ride that back to Iron Gate. Rip Iron Gate to the bottom of the park.

You can hit 276, Dinky Bridge, and the slags now or you can climb back up Falls Ravine to ride Bradema.

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Trails in Route

Iron Gate3,350 ft
Concrete Block2,169 ft
Roller Coaster4,951 ft
IMBA Trail502 ft
Bench Trail2,028 ft
Horse Trough1,634 ft
Homeless Camp1,306 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Ryan's Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -349 ft
  • Altitude min
    782 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,132 ft
  • Altitude end
    782 ft
  • Grade
    -1.596%
  • Grade max
    -32.934%
  • Grade min
    36.585%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,979 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
349 | 2 comments | 1 faves
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roller coaster
roller coaster
8:18 | 160 | comments: 0 | favs:
Mar 25, 2015
clutch was off resulting in a dropped chain
The Iron Gate
The Iron Gate
trail: Iron Gate
4:31 | 216 | comments: 0 | favs: 1
Jun 26, 2009
A chill decent from the highest point of the park to one of the lowest. Wet and slick. A dry, balls out vid coming soon. The Iron Gate at Frick...
The Iron Gate
The Iron Gate
trail: Iron Gate
4:37 | 169 | comments: 0 | favs: 1
Jun 26, 2009
Me chaseing Nick down The Iron Gate at Frick Park. Wet and sketchy.

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Roller Coaster
Jul 22, 2018 @ 6:03am
8 hours
Great shape - good time to ride it
Horse Trough
Jul 2, 2018 @ 10:19am
Jul 2, 2018
reporter
Concrete Block
Jul 2, 2018 @ 10:17am
Jul 2, 2018
Several persistent muddy areas remain. reporter
Iron Gate
Jul 1, 2018 @ 5:58am
Jul 1, 2018
Hero dirt. Recent construction of berms just before the bridge.
Homeless Camp
May 6, 2018 @ 9:36am
May 6, 2018
Trail has been repaired and is now open. reporter
more reports »
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