1.2 miles
Distance
255 ft
Climb
-427 ft
Descent
00:15:28
Avg time

Mel's Trail Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    year round
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    City of Burnaby

Generally an XC trail. Light to moderate climbs and descents. Starts on University drive and traverses along the south side of the mountain. Connects to popular trails- Nicole's and Gear Jammer and ends at the bottom of Trans-Canada trail

Access Info

Trail head on highway.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Mel's Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -171 ft
  • Altitude min
    746 ft
  • Altitude max
    979 ft
  • Altitude start
    918 ft
  • Altitude end
    746 ft
  • Grade
    -2.785%
  • Grade max
    -74.397%
  • Grade min
    30.016%
  • Distance climb
    2,292 ft
  • Distance down
    3,633 ft
  • Distance flat
    230 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:28
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Status:
on Nov 29, 2016
Variable
Avg: 3.4 (23 votes)

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Mel's Trail Trail Reports

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Nov 29, 2016 @ 7:24pm
Nov 29, 2016
8-10" tree down between Water Tower road and creek crossing
Aug 21, 2016 @ 10:17pm
Aug 21, 2016
Small tree down across trail, can ride over or around. Probably 2 people can easily move it.
Mar 27, 2016 @ 9:46am
Mar 27, 2016
Mar 7, 2016 @ 1:57pm
Mar 7, 2016
Large tree fell over between GJ and Nicole's creating cavity where root was and blocking clear passage. Can step around, but it's somewhat...
Feb 14, 2016 @ 2:36pm
Feb 14, 2016
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Aug 21, 2016 @ 10:18pm
Aug 21, 2016
Mel's Trail, My City

Routes with this trail

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titleratingdistance
Burnaby Mountain Super Lap
14.7 miles
Burnaby Mountain Lower Trails Rip
5.3 miles
Side Mel's Gear Cut
4.2 miles
Cardiac Classic XC Race
10.1 miles

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Mel's trail on SFU
10:13 | 842 | Jan 14, 2013 , Burnaby
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