1,319 ft
Distance
45 ft
Climb
-218 ft
Descent
00:07:07
Avg time

Mandatory Suicide Details

  • Riding Area
    Westside - Rainbow
    Whistler, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #21822 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking

Mandatory Suicide is a short technical section of trail linking Cat Scratch Fever and Mel's Dilemma. It's best riden from the top of Alpine Way to Mel's, although when riden this way the trail has a hike a bike section to start with. It also features one very steep rooty section, which can be walked (with the help of a rope).

Access Info

The trail head is located at the very top of Alpine Way in Alpine Meadows. And finishes on the network of trails called Mel's Dilemma.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Mandatory Suicide bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -173 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,227 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,437 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,400 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,227 ft
  • Grade
    -13.105%
  • Grade max
    -54.645%
  • Grade min
    31.497%
  • Distance climb
    207 ft
  • Distance down
    1,028 ft
  • Distance flat
    84 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:07
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:36
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Status:
on Jun 18, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.75 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to mandatory-suicide trailhead (50.144198, -122.974021)
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Mandatory Suicide Trail Reports

datedescription
Jun 18, 2018 @ 5:19pm
Jun 18, 2018
Perfect condition.
May 2, 2018 @ 4:40pm
May 2, 2018
The Trail is good to go and in pretty good shape!
Apr 28, 2018 @ 6:20pm
Apr 28, 2018
Good to go!
Oct 30, 2017 @ 2:56pm
Oct 30, 2017
Cleared fallen trees at start so trail is actually passable. Lots of deadfall (leaves, branches etc.) so easy to lose direction. Someone with a...
Oct 28, 2017 @ 12:51pm
Oct 28, 2017
Trees down in the climb.
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Aug 19, 2017 @ 3:55pm
Aug 19, 2017
Mandatory Suicide, Vancouver
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Aug 19, 2017 @ 3:47pm
Aug 19, 2017
Mandatory Suicide, Vancouver
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Aug 19, 2017 @ 3:45pm
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Mandatory Suicide, Vancouver
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Aug 20, 2014 @ 9:21am
Aug 20, 2014
Mandatory Suicide, Whistler

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag Sun2306 (May 17, 2018 at 21:47)
 An easy black if you take the right option near the end.
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