3,069 ft
Distance
5 ft
Climb
-649 ft
Descent
00:09:02
Avg time

Meat Draw Details

  • Riding area
    South Benson
    Nanaimo, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    March-Nov, depends on snow level
  • TTFs on trail
    Rock Face
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #8969

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
    00:09:02
  • Avg reverse time
    00:24:14
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Status:
on Sep 21, 2017
Variable
Avg: 4.4 (10 votes)

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Meat Draw Trail Reports

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Sep 21, 2017 @ 1:58pm
Sep 21, 2017
reporter
Aug 4, 2017 @ 12:04pm
Aug 4, 2017
reporter Land Manager has closed this trail due to extreme fire risk. Please respect trail closures.
Jul 2, 2017 @ 4:44pm
Jul 2, 2017
reporter Loose and dusty but good to go!
May 28, 2017 @ 5:31pm
May 28, 2017
Dusty
May 23, 2017 @ 9:58pm
May 23, 2017
Perfect conditions
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Jul 25, 2016
Meat Draw, Nanaimo

Routes with this trail

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The Variety Pack
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