2,491 ft
Distance
89 ft
Climb
-156 ft
Descent
00:04:20
Avg time

Concrete Block Details

  • Riding area
    Frick Park
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • 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
    00:04:20
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:51
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on Jun 17, 2017
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Concrete Block Trail Reports

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Jun 17, 2017 @ 11:34am
Jun 17, 2017
reporter Several muddy areas due to recent heavy rains.
May 7, 2017 @ 5:34am
May 7, 2017
reporter Needs a few days to dry after heavy rain.
Apr 16, 2017 @ 11:12am
Apr 16, 2017
reporter Mostly dry, but two muddy sections remain.
Feb 22, 2017 @ 10:09am
Feb 22, 2017
reporter Currently mostly dry with a few wet spots. Rain later this week could make it muddy again.
Feb 12, 2017 @ 10:06am
Feb 12, 2017
reporter Trail is muddy due to warm wet weather, please avoid.
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