1 miles
Distance
255 ft
Climb
-427 ft
Descent
00:16:27
Avg time

Mel's Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Burnaby Mountain / SFU
    Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    year round
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    City of Burnaby

Generally an XC trail. Light to moderate climbs and descents. Starts on University drive and traverses along the south side of the mountain. Connects to popular trails- Nicole's and Gear Jammer and ends at the bottom of Trans-Canada trail

Access Info

Trail head on highway.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Mel's Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -171 ft
  • Altitude min
    746 ft
  • Altitude max
    979 ft
  • Altitude start
    918 ft
  • Altitude end
    746 ft
  • Grade
    -2.785%
  • Grade max
    -74.397%
  • Grade min
    30.016%
  • Distance climb
    2,292 ft
  • Distance down
    3,633 ft
  • Distance flat
    230 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:27
  • Avg reverse time
    00:26:33
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Status:
on Oct 13, 2017
Wet
Avg: 3.4 (27 votes)

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Mel's Trail Trail Reports

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Oct 13, 2017 @ 8:53am
Oct 13, 2017
Jul 30, 2017 @ 2:55pm
Jul 30, 2017
Jul 20, 2017 @ 10:03am
Jul 20, 2017
A tree has fall on Mel's. The part where it is past Upper Gearjammer Towards Trans Canda Trail
Jul 16, 2017 @ 2:34pm
Jul 16, 2017
Jun 5, 2017 @ 3:16pm
Jun 5, 2017
Came across two juvenile [?] black bears on Saturday June 3 on Mel's. I was between the two. I yelled. They took off. I rode quickly.
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Photos

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Jun 12, 2017 @ 10:49pm
Jun 12, 2017
Mel's Trail, Burnaby
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Jun 12, 2017 @ 10:49pm
Jun 12, 2017
Mel's Trail, Burnaby
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Aug 21, 2016 @ 10:18pm
Aug 21, 2016
Mel's Trail, My City

Routes with this trail

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titleratingdistance
Burnaby Mountain Super Lap
15 miles
Burnaby Mountain Lower Trails Rip
5 miles
Side Mel's Gear Cut
4 miles
Cardiac Classic XC Race
10 miles

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Mel's Trail Burnaby Mountain(Scott Genius)
31 | Oct 10, 2017 , Burnaby
Mel's trail on SFU
10:13 | 1098 | Jan 14, 2013 , Burnaby
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