3,069 ft
Distance
5 ft
Climb
-649 ft
Descent
00:08:45
Avg time

Meat Draw Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    South Benson / Wolf Mountain
    Nanaimo, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    March-Nov, depends on snow level
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Face
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #10974 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking

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.

This trail is unsanctioned, use at your own risk!

More Stats for Meat Draw 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
    00:08:45
  • Avg reverse time
    00:24:14
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Status:
on Dec 8, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.6 (20 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%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • less popular
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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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Meat Draw Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Dec 8, 2019 @ 10:09am
      Dec 8, 2019
      reporter
      Nov 11, 2019 @ 9:14am
      Nov 11, 2019
      reporter Running real good right now. Tacky dirt.
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 8:24pm
      Sep 22, 2019
      Aug 16, 2019 @ 2:11pm
      Aug 16, 2019
      A bit punched, with chunder and eroded spots. It’s find
      Jul 15, 2019 @ 8:17am
      Jul 15, 2019
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 9 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 186 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 400 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      21 |
      Aug 27, 2019 @ 12:54am
      Aug 27, 2019
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      Aug 27, 2019 @ 12:54am
      Aug 27, 2019
      447 |
      Jul 25, 2016 @ 8:49pm
      Jul 25, 2016
      339 |
      Jul 25, 2016 @ 8:49pm
      Jul 25, 2016

      3 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.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag zinedith (Aug 14, 2018 at 22:05)
       Amazing trail with lots of different rock feature... Amazing flow! Loved it!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag MarcioFranco (Oct 21, 2018 at 20:56)
       Sweet as! All I was looking for! Challenging and fun to roll.
      [Reply]

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