1,660 ft
Distance
-158 ft
Descent
00:01:08
Avg time

Dirt Merchant Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Whistler Mountain Bike Park
    Whistler, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Gap Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #933 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking

Dirt Merchant starts out with a drop-in that is somewhat more difficult than the one on upper A-line. Lots of steps up that have alternate hip landings and some drops that are 3-5 ft. There’s a big hip near then end too, and some pretty big drops. Harder than Fade to Black for sure.

Access Info

Take a right once you get off the Fitzsimmons chair and follow easy does it over to the trail head

Bike Park

More Stats for Dirt Merchant mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -159 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,178 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,337 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,337 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,179 ft
  • Grade
    -9.6%
  • Grade max
    -27.5%
  • Grade min
    0.5%
  • Distance down
    1,483 ft
  • Distance flat
    177 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:08
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:58
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Status:
on Sep 27, 2022
Very Dry
Avg: 5 (21 votes)
Your vote: 0

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      Outside Logo Articles

      Video: Tyler McCaul Rides Dirt Merchant to A-Line in the Whistler Bike Park
      Oct 2, 2022 from pinkbike.com
      After a 3-year hiatus, Tyler McCaul returns to Whistler and catches up with Ian Morrison as they ride "the only lap in the park", Dirt Merchant to...
      Video: A-Line & Dirt Merchant Trains All Day at the Whistler Mountain Bike Park in 'Greatest Hits'
      Aug 31, 2021 from pinkbike.com
      The Whistler Mountain Bike Park team hits all of your favourite jumps and drops in the park.
      Video: Dirt Merchant Dreaming with DJ Brandt
      Dec 18, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      DJ reminds us of sunnier times in Whistler.
      update trails status or condition

      Dirt Merchant Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Sep 27, 2022 @ 10:06am
      Sep 27, 2022
      *southern accent* Y’all got any more of them brake bumps?
      Aug 31, 2022 @ 1:56pm
      Aug 31, 2022
      Aug 17, 2022 @ 10:04am
      Aug 17, 2022
      reporter dry ! ride well
      Jul 20, 2022 @ 9:47am
      Jul 20, 2022
      Jul 18, 2022 @ 4:18pm
      Jul 18, 2022
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 1,183 rides
      • 25 miles avg distance
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      • 9,383 rides
      • Last: Jul 22, 2022

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      Sep 4, 2017 @ 11:31pm
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      Oct 2, 2022
      Video: Tyler McCaul Rides Dirt Merchant to A-Line in the Whistler Bike Park Video: Tyler McCaul Rides Dirt Merchant to A-Line in the Whistler Bike Park
      After a 3-year hiatus, Tyler McCaul returns to Whistler and catches up with Ian Morrison as they ride "the only lap in the park", Dirt Merchant to...
      Dec 18, 2019
      Video: Dirt Merchant Dreaming with DJ Brandt Video: Dirt Merchant Dreaming with DJ Brandt
      DJ reminds us of sunnier times in Whistler.
      Nov 4, 2019
      Video: Nico Vink is The Back Wheel King on Whistler's Dirt Merchant Video: Nico Vink is The Back Wheel King on Whistler's Dirt Merchant
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