2,491 ft
Distance
89 ft
Climb
-156 ft
Descent
00:03:46
Avg time

Concrete Block Details

  • Riding area
    Frick Park
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Bridge, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    City of Pittsburgh

Concrete Block is a technical singletrack trail connecting Firelane Trail Extension and the lower section of Iron Gate, named for several sections of concrete rubble embedded in the trail. You can enter the trail from the Iron Gate side between the bridge drop and the clay pipe, and you'll cross over a narrow bridge above the creek. The other end of the trail can be accessed from the west side of Firelane Trail Extension just a few feet uphill from the Roller Coaster crossing.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Concrete Block mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -67 ft
  • Altitude min
    922 ft
  • Altitude max
    989 ft
  • Altitude start
    989 ft
  • Altitude end
    922 ft
  • Grade
    -2.709%
  • Grade max
    -18.384%
  • Grade min
    26.121%
  • Distance climb
    815 ft
  • Distance down
    1,448 ft
  • Distance flat
    178 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:46
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:42
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Status:
on Aug 19, 2018
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to concrete-block trailhead (40.429170, -79.909589)
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Concrete Block Trail Reports

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Aug 19, 2018 @ 8:45am
2 days
Jul 2, 2018 @ 10:17am
Jul 2, 2018
reporter Several persistent muddy areas remain.
May 6, 2018 @ 9:38am
May 6, 2018
reporter Fallen tree has been removed, but a few wet spots remain.
May 4, 2018 @ 6:31am
May 4, 2018
Tree fallen over path
Apr 26, 2018 @ 2:06pm
Apr 26, 2018
reporter Several soft muddy areas remain and will take a while to dry out. I recommend avoiding this trail for now.
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May 4, 2018 @ 6:32am
May 4, 2018
Concrete Block, Pittsburgh

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Ryan's Route
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