Roller Coaster Details
Riding areaFrick Park
Bike typeAM, XC, Fat
DirectionBoth DirectionsPopular direction shown
TTFs on trailBerm, Jump, Roller Coaster
Land ManagerCity of Pittsburgh
This is the downhill direction of Roller Coaster trail, which is named for its several swooping and fast mini descents followed by rapid rises. Follow it along, crossing the gravel Firelane Extension trail once and then ending on the same gravel trail. The loop on the west side of Fire Lane Extension trail was recently rebuilt to be more sustainable with a flowy, fast, and fun new section that includes several log piles and small jumps.
This trail is one of the longer contour line singletrack trails in the park. That said, you can also connect it to IMBA trail and Concrete Block trail to form different loops.
The primary entrance starts off of the upper section of IMBA trail.
Local Trail Association
More Stats for Roller Coaster mountain bike trail
Altitude change-91 ft
Altitude min834 ft
Altitude max949 ft
Altitude start948 ft
Altitude end857 ft
Distance climb1,751 ft
Distance down2,187 ft
Distance flat421 ft
Avg reverse time00:10:13
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
Roller Coaster Trail Reports
Aug 19, 2018 @ 8:45amAug 19, 2018
Jul 22, 2018 @ 6:03amJul 22, 2018
|Great shape - good time to ride it|
Apr 23, 2018 @ 7:13amApr 23, 2018
|reporter Mostly dry with a few wet spots remaining.|
Feb 27, 2018 @ 10:42amFeb 27, 2018
|reporter Very wet and muddy from February rains. Will need maintenance to repair drainage.|
Oct 7, 2017 @ 1:04pmOct 7, 2017
Routes with this trail
|Ryan's Route||4 miles|
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