Meat Grinder

3.00 out of 5
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↑ 1,800 ft
↓ 1,800 ft
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About this trail
Sustained climb over sometimes rocky, ok OFTEN, rocky trail. Beginner + rated I would say. After the climb turn north-northeast for a fairly fast short decent. At a junction if you keep going straight you run into Tight Rope, a trail aptly named for a couple sections. Turn left at this junction to ride back to the dirt road. You will recognize that you passed this spot where the trail meets the road on your first leg of the journey. Turn right to go back to the car. Turn around and climb the hill and turn left for Tight Rope or turn left and explore a plethora of trails. All beginner to intermediate only. I haven't found or heard of any difficult, advanced or expert trails in this network.
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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Reviews (6)


March 19, 2016
Fatbike1 Epic  
Review: Lots of hidden singletrack loops. If you don't know the area you will not like it. Go with a local who rides the area regularly. There is currently lots of work happening to improve the system.

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February 16, 2016
skelldify Gramcounter  
Review: More interesting than the rest of the network, which isn't saying much. Lots of small, loose unavoidable chunk. That's it. Plow it coming down, grind it going up. If you like that kinda thing, have fun!

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Granny Gear

August 14, 2013
coreyvdg Granny Gear  
Review: Waste of time. Super boring and short trail.

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Bunny Hop

April 11, 2013
Therese11 Bunny Hop  
Review: I just moved here from Fruita, co and this is a great trail to start off with to get used to the climate and terrain. Good dips to ride on along the way. Be careful though my brother has hit two cacti in over 5 rides on this trail!

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January 20, 2011
John Fisch Epic  
Review: I hit these trails on a recent trip to ABQ and was glad I did. Having done all the others in the area, it was nice to hit something new and the trails didn't disappoint. Classic foothills riding on very narrow singletrack and there's much more than meat grinder here. I think it would take a few days exploring to find all the singletrack here. Not much tecnical, but nice roller coaster singletrack with a few obstacles and climbs to keep it interesting.

Similar Trail: Foothills Trails, White Mesa

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March 22, 2010
Review: Dual suspension boys you'll probably be bored here. I know of nothing difficult or advanced here! Hardtail/x-country riders have a blast. There is a plethora of trials to play on here.

Similar Trail: Elena Gallegos Foothills network

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Meat Grinder MTB Trail 3.00 out of 5 based on 6 ratings. 6 user reviews.
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