1,717 ft
Distance
3 ft
Climb
-374 ft
Descent
00:10:33
Avg time

Upper Meat Draw Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    South Benson
    Nanaimo, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #12307 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking

The Upper section of Meat Draw has more ridges and rollers than the lower portion. Slower and much more technical than the lower portion

This trail is unsanctioned, use at your own risk!

More Stats for Upper Meat Draw bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -371 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,412 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,784 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,784 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,412 ft
  • Grade
    -21.628%
  • Grade max
    -45.826%
  • Grade min
    2.991%
  • Distance climb
    22 ft
  • Distance down
    1,637 ft
  • Distance flat
    58 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:33
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:22
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Status:
on Aug 16, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.75 (8 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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

  • 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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Upper Meat Draw Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Aug 16, 2019 @ 2:11pm
      Aug 16, 2019
      Rough riding with a few heavily eroded spots
      Jul 15, 2019 @ 8:17am
      Jul 15, 2019
      Jun 24, 2019 @ 12:29pm
      Jun 24, 2019
      reporter
      May 9, 2019 @ 11:24am
      May 9, 2019
      reporter
      Mar 25, 2019 @ 10:08pm
      Mar 25, 2019
      All clear was a bit slick at the very bottom before meat draw
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 125 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 309 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      13 |
      Aug 27, 2019 @ 12:53am
      Aug 27, 2019
      137 |
      Sep 2, 2018 @ 9:45pm
      Sep 2, 2018
      189 |
      Jun 12, 2017 @ 2:31pm
      Jun 12, 2017
      261 |
      Jul 25, 2016 @ 8:43pm
      Jul 25, 2016

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag chubby5000 (Jun 15, 2018 at 10:56)
       More rock slab goodness. An awesome and technically challenging trail.
      [Reply]

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