3,507 ft
Distance
114 ft
Climb
-117 ft
Descent
00:09:35
Avg time

Mel's Dilemma Details

  • Riding Area
    Westside - Rainbow
    Whistler, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking

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).

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Mel's Dilemma bike 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
    00:09:35
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:07
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Status:
on Nov 7, 2018
Wet
Avg: 3.8 (9 votes)

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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to mels-dilemma trailhead (50.137570, -122.972080)
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Mel's Dilemma Trail Reports

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Nov 7, 2018 @ 10:13am
Nov 7, 2018
Several larger trees down. Easy enough to get over once you’re off your bike
Oct 15, 2018 @ 3:48pm
Oct 15, 2018
Oct 10, 2018 @ 5:58pm
Oct 10, 2018
Oct 10, 2018 @ 5:58pm
Oct 10, 2018
Oct 10, 2018 @ 5:58pm
Oct 10, 2018
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Mel's Dilemma, Whistler
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Jul 13, 2014 @ 11:13pm
Jul 13, 2014
Mel's Dilemma, Whistler

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag 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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