3,507 ft
Distance
114 ft
Climb
-117 ft
Descent
00:09:03
Avg time

Mel's Dilemma Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Westside - Rainbow
    Whistler, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #29611 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #6820 in Trail Running
    • #11259 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking

This little network is compact and quick, it combines nicely with rides in the Emerald Forest or Bob's Rebob (via Get Over It) as it is connected or next to both. Not overly challenging overall this networkd does feature some tough sections.

Access Info

Ride to the end of Alpine Meadows on Rainbow Drive, or take the Valley trail to Alta Lake Road. The Trail starts just outside of Alpine Meadows on Alta Lake Road (named Rainbow Drive within Alpine Meadows).

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More Stats for Mel's Dilemma mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -3 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,159 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,238 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,162 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,159 ft
  • Grade
    -0.094%
  • Grade max
    -22.166%
  • Grade min
    17.021%
  • Distance climb
    1,804 ft
  • Distance down
    1,372 ft
  • Distance flat
    270 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:03
  • Avg reverse time
    00:14:16
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Status:
on Aug 23, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 3.8 (9 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
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      Mel's Dilemma Trail Reports

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      Aug 23, 2021 @ 9:59am
      Aug 23, 2021
      Jul 8, 2021 @ 10:13am
      Jul 8, 2021
      Apr 23, 2021 @ 12:05am
      Apr 23, 2021
      A couple small bits of snow left and a couple muddy spots but overall good and all ride-able.
      Nov 17, 2020 @ 8:11pm
      Nov 17, 2020
      Oct 14, 2020 @ 10:42pm
      Oct 14, 2020
      A few muddy spots that would probably be better to avoid, but overall good
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 96 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
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      • 647 rides
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      Aug 19, 2017 @ 3:23pm
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      Jul 13, 2014 @ 11:13pm
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      1 Review & Comments

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      WBG01 (Jun 21, 2017 at 13:43)
       One of the earliest trails built in Whistler by Richard Kelly, Binty and the boys to play in close to their house. So many memories.
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