1,989 ft
Distance
-483 ft
Descent
00:07:35
Avg time

Pigs on the Wing Details

  • Riding Area
    Westside - Sproatt
    Whistler, British Columbia
  • AKA
    Peas in a Pod
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #2772 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    40 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Pigs on the Wing is an advanced descending trail on the Westside. It's composed of a series of steep and loose parts and several rock faces interrupted by much easier bits of meandering trail. . A fun trail that Pigs on the Wing is a joy to ride in combination with Short Bus. If you can't easily clean the first chute, consider riding a different trail.

Access Info

Ride the Flank until the POTW access. Go left on the access, turn left again at the junction, and left onto Pigs.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Pigs on the Wing bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -484 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,449 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,933 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,933 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,449 ft
  • Grade
    -24.343%
  • Grade max
    -58.989%
  • Grade min
    5.405%
  • Distance climb
    36 ft
  • Distance down
    1,853 ft
  • Distance flat
    100 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:35
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Status:
on Aug 27, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.85 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

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  • > 80%
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Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • 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
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      Pigs on the Wing Trail Reports

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      Aug 27, 2018 @ 5:15pm
      Aug 27, 2018
      Good condition, such a good trail. The gnarly chute is still pretty loose and dry. Short bus is also a great trail! The climb is not so fun!
      Jul 19, 2018 @ 11:51pm
      Jul 19, 2018
      Trail is running perfect, a little blown out but great fun! Quickly becoming one of my favorite trails. Ride up flank from function has been...
      May 15, 2018 @ 10:42am
      May 15, 2018
      Trail is clear but LOTS of trees down on the way up Flank from Function
      Jul 25, 2017 @ 8:52am
      Jul 25, 2017
      Major erosion due to Enduro and traffic. Lots of moon dust, the chute in the middle is very difficult and needs the dust shovelled off. Otherwise...
      Jul 15, 2017 @ 8:20pm
      Jul 15, 2017
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      • 15 miles avg distance
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      Pigs on the Wing, Whistler
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      Pigs on the Wing, Whistler
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      Pigs on the Wing, Whistler

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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag abethune (Mar 13, 2015 at 1:21)
       Pigs or peas?
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Enduro2018 (Oct 17, 2018 at 14:55)
       Awesome Trail Tech but still flows well for a Westside Trail.
      [Reply]

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