3,069 ft
Distance
5 ft
Climb
-649 ft
Descent
00:08:12
Avg time

Meat Draw Details

  • Riding area
    South Benson
    Nanaimo, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    March-Nov, depends on snow level
  • TTFs on trail
    Rock Face
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking

Fun Steep downhill that winds between mossy bluffs. Some challenging rock faces. Combine with Uterbraten and Rollercoaster, to make a fun downhill loop with great views of Nanaimo and Coast Mountains.

Access Info

Access off Nanaimo lakes road and 142 main logging road. Ride up Bottle Drive to avoid pavement and continue up 142 logging road.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Meat Draw mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -644 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,769 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,413 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,413 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,769 ft
  • Grade
    -20.981%
  • Grade max
    -42.888%
  • Grade min
    11.222%
  • Distance climb
    44 ft
  • Distance down
    2,996 ft
  • Distance flat
    29 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:12
  • Avg reverse time
    00:24:14
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Status:
on Sep 9, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.45 (15 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to meat-draw trailhead (49.142970, -124.031680)
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Meat Draw Trail Reports

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Sep 9, 2018 @ 4:31pm
Sep 9, 2018
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Sep 9, 2018 @ 4:30pm
Sep 9, 2018
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Jul 23, 2018 @ 12:25am
Jul 23, 2018
reporter Land Manager has closed this trail due to extreme fire risk. Please respect trail closures.
Jul 14, 2018 @ 12:23pm
Jul 14, 2018
Good condition, approaching dry blow-out conditions
Jun 14, 2018 @ 9:56am
Jun 14, 2018
So fast!!!!! Had me grinning ear to ear the whole time, making motorbike sounds and laughing because it just kept going!
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Routes with this trail

titleratingdistance
2018 VI All Mountain Bike Championships Expert Enduro Course race
16 miles
The Variety Pack
12 miles

2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag chubby5000 (Jun 15, 2018 at 10:57)
 Easy peasy lemon squeezy goodness with a pile of long off camber slabs that'll test your nerves or bone strength if it's wet. Good good fun.
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  • + 0
flag zinedith (Aug 14, 2018 at 22:05)
 Amazing trail with lots of different rock feature... Amazing flow! Loved it!
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