1,393 ft
Distance
-208 ft
Descent
00:02:22
Avg time

Meat Grinder Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mt. Swansea
    Invermere, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #4760 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking

Fun short section into a cool mini-canyon type feature, ending with an extremely fun set of rollers, and a monster berm into a double. Sessioning the lower section is a great way to kill time while you're waiting for your slow-ass buddies to show up.

More Stats for Meat Grinder bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -207 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,217 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,424 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,424 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,217 ft
  • Grade
    -14.881%
  • Grade max
    -32.73%
  • Grade min
    0.387%
  • Distance down
    1,309 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:22
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:32
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Status:
on Oct 18, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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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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Trail Popularity ?
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not 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
  • 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 Grinder Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 18, 2019 @ 3:37pm
      3 days
      Oct 1, 2019 @ 1:55pm
      Oct 1, 2019
      Trail is in great shape!
      Sep 7, 2019 @ 6:12pm
      Sep 7, 2019
      Just a cautionary note that I encountered a cable/wire between two trees at the very end of trail/road jnc at parking lot about 12 inches off...
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 3:51pm
      Aug 17, 2019
      Aug 15, 2019 @ 12:38pm
      Aug 15, 2019
      Pretty good, loose in a few corners.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 31 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 568 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,156 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      204 |
      Jul 15, 2017 @ 11:58am
      Jul 15, 2017
      305 |
      Apr 22, 2017 @ 5:15pm
      Apr 22, 2017
      377 |
      Jun 2, 2014 @ 6:30pm
      Jun 2, 2014
      493 |
      Oct 21, 2013 @ 3:15pm
      Oct 21, 2013

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Swansea Loop
      9 miles

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