1,393 ft
Distance
-208 ft
Descent
00:02:01
Avg time

Meat Grinder Details

  • 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
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #4760 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 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.

Local Trail Association
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
    00:02:01
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:32
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Status:
on Oct 4, 2018
Avg: 4.5 (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 meat-grinder-35138 trailhead (50.486532, -115.950302)
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Meat Grinder Trail Reports

datedescription
Oct 4, 2018 @ 9:00am
Oct 4, 2018
Oct 3, 2018 @ 7:57am
Oct 3, 2018
reporter Early fatbike season! Leave the skinny tires at home - we've got about 10cm on the trails - hopefully, it will be gone in short order!
Oct 3, 2018 @ 7:57am
Oct 3, 2018
reporter
Sep 23, 2018 @ 10:35am
Sep 23, 2018
reporter
Jul 27, 2018 @ 7:50am
Jul 27, 2018
reporter Fast and Loose!
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Photos

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Jul 15, 2017 @ 11:58am
Jul 15, 2017
Meat Grinder, Redcliff
200 |
Apr 22, 2017 @ 5:15pm
Apr 22, 2017
Meat Grinder, Calgary
310 |
Jun 2, 2014 @ 6:30pm
Jun 2, 2014
Meat Grinder, Invermere
417 |
Oct 21, 2013 @ 3:15pm
Oct 21, 2013
Meat Grinder, Invermere

Routes with this trail

titleratingdistance
Swansea Loop
9 miles

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Jake goes OTB on Meat Grinder
3:50 | 74 | Nov 24, 2018 , Invermere
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