Canton Avenue

Pittsburgh, United States of America

The Canton Avenue is a col with a length of 249 meter. It is located in Pittsburgh, PA, United States of America. The average grade of this col is 12.9% with a maximum of 24.2%. The Canton Avenue ascents from 287 meter at the start, to 319 meter at the top, with a total of 32 ascending meters.


Canton Avenue Profile


Distance 249 m
Elevation gain 32 m
Average grade 12.9 %
Maximum grade 24.2 %
Climb category None
Minimum elevation 287 m
Maximum elevation 319 m

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Canton Avenue, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's Beechview neighborhood, is the steepest officially recorded public street in the United States and, according to some sources, the world. However, that angle of 37% only extends about 6.5 metres, whereas Baldwin Street's (New Zealand) steepest part stretches considerably farther.

- Dirty Dozen (9th climb)