1,660 ft
Distance
-158 ft
Descent
00:02:37
Avg time

Dirt Merchant Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Whistler Mountain Bike Park
    Whistler, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Gap Jump
  • Local Popularity
    65 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
  • 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
    00:02:37
  • Avg reverse time
    00:23:48
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Status:
on Oct 14, 2020
Snow Covered
Avg: 5 (8 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
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  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Max Vehicle Width
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to dirt-merchant trailhead (50.097480, -122.956060)
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      Dirt Merchant Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 14, 2020 @ 3:30pm
      Oct 14, 2020
      Sep 9, 2020 @ 11:24am
      Sep 9, 2020
      reporter
      Aug 25, 2020 @ 12:55pm
      Aug 25, 2020
      Rebuild on many of the jumps and berms on the upper half of the trail, and everything is in perfect condition. Running super smooth, and very easy...
      Jul 28, 2020 @ 9:09am
      Jul 28, 2020
      Rejected
      They thrust opened it. not the pro line.
      Dec 17, 2019 @ 6:00pm
      Dec 17, 2019
      Closed for the season, see you in 2020! :)
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 507 rides
      • 24 miles avg distance
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      • 0 rides
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      234 |
      Sep 4, 2017 @ 11:31pm
      Sep 4, 2017

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      1 Review & Comments

      • - 2
      flag Cascadesrider247 (Oct 23, 2019 at 21:50)
       Why is it so easy?????
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