18.2 miles
Distance
1,813 ft
Climb
-1,815 ft
Descent
1,373 ft
High Point

Departing from Corsa Cycles, this loop heads up to Perth Ave to access a mix of fun and flow, with a few technical features thrown in too.

You can choose to ride either Miki's Magic, or Slippery Salmon at the northernmost point, and for an extra challenge, pedal past Leave of Absence to ride down Rupert instead.

A stop at Alice & Brohm Real Fruit Ice Cream on the return pedal makes for perfect end to the trails for the day.

Detailed Description
Alice Lake Intermediate loop is a 18 mile popular intermediate route located near Squamish British Columbia. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 1,813 ft with a max elevation of 1,373 ft then descends -1,815 ft.
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30 Reviews & Comments

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longliveenduro MTB - Augsburg (Sep 22, 2022 at 18:43)
Awesome dark blue trail with some black options. Great fun!
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theshonen8899 (Sep 12, 2022 at 14:03)
Loved this trail, tons of tech for an intermediate trying to progress to black. Definitely a more challenging blue in the area but nothing you can't walk if you're not ready. Many optional features like rock rolls and finishes off with a super fun flow.
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theshonen8899 (Aug 26, 2022 at 20:58)
I would consider this a very easy blue. Mostly green but one or two tech sections that are easy to walk. The sudden uphill in the middle caught me off guard. Overall really fun and great for beginners trying to progress.
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Cowski (Jun 19, 2022 at 7:47)
A great tech trail. Some spicier options to progress on. Recent work making it even better. Thanks to the trail builders!
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OGTallPaul (May 31, 2022 at 18:27)
Rode this trail yesterday (May 30th, 2022) and was pretty confused, dropped in expecting a "fast and flowy Blue+ trail" and was gifted with a chunky, technical black. Its a sick trail, and well built, but certainly not a flowy intermediate trail, so rider beware.
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Triviana (Oct 6, 2021 at 18:01)
Trail Mashiter
Tree down
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Layman00 (Jun 16, 2021 at 15:06)
Trail Mashiter
Tree fell on Mashiter this morning between the exits of Rupert and Leave Of Absence.
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damor (May 15, 2021 at 18:57)
Trail Miki's Magic
Great trail however very nearly got nailed by a couple of dirt bikers speeding up Ed's Bypass, beware.
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damor (May 15, 2021 at 19:17)
Trail Miki's Magic
Re above Ed's bypass should read Ed's Access....
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tylermdc (Mar 18, 2021 at 11:21)
Better get you laps in soon, the property is for sale which the lower section runs through.
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Lucasjohnharris (Aug 8, 2020 at 20:39)
Too much fun!
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Sun2306 (Jul 27, 2020 at 19:08)
Trail Miki's Magic
Rest in peace Mikayla.
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Jeffob1 (Jun 16, 2020 at 20:58)
Trail Miki's Magic
Very well built and awesome addition to Alice Lake region. Smooth flow, well spaced jumps, smooth burms. Perfect!
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leebob (Jun 10, 2020 at 8:41)
Trail Miki's Magic
Had a chance to ride Miki's Magic on the weekend. This trail is awesome. What an amazing tribute to an outstanding young lady. Thanks to everyone involved who put this trail together. You did an amazing job. Highly recommended this trail.
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Karostlau (Jun 6, 2020 at 14:17)
Trail Miki's Magic
Such a fun trails! ????
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MattWestcoast (May 23, 2020 at 14:01)
Trail Miki's Magic
Awesome dirt jumps trail. Great for sessioning.
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filippulpan (Nov 28, 2019 at 9:55)
Tree on trail at firsts switch back. Will require chain saw to remove it.
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GreenJelly (Oct 6, 2019 at 19:12)
This is a fun and fast (if you want it to be) ride. Great way to end your day of riding.
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Edu888 (Aug 16, 2019 at 14:56)
Basically Rupert but easier with less climbs. Good as an introduction to rock rolls along with Rupert
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arennick (Jul 16, 2019 at 14:39)
Yes, a classic way to finish your day in this area.
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rphoenix (Apr 27, 2019 at 8:14)
Previously posted on Bike Squamish as an FYI; (Photos added in photos). Cheers and feel free to vote on this trail if you liked it. Thanks RP

In case you didn’t know I built LOA a couple of seasons ago. I volunteer my time maintaining this trail and others I’ve had a hand in. I like too and don’t expect anything from it. So having said that I have made a small change to the first tech feature. This takes out that double thump feeling and doesn’t scrub your speed. It’s an improvement. I’m not dumbing it down as some will assume, I have smartened it up. I’m posting this as heads up when you roll into it. You still have the little drop at the bottom so pay attention. This feature will still be black for a lot of riders and probably quite green for others like myself. I probably had about 10 people of all levels ride it today and they quite liked the change. I’ll post some bonus time lapse of the install after this. Cheers Enjoy and somebody go get Goldie’s KOM!
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BlueBaron97 (Sep 20, 2018 at 20:24)
Trail Man Boobs
Great super fun blue trail. Switchbacks and flowy. It must have taken a lot of work. Great to ride fast or slow, as you wish.
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BlueBaron97 (Sep 19, 2018 at 17:40)
The trail is simply awsome, obviously a lot lot of work and thought have been put into it, but it is a black diamond trail. There is nothing intermediate or blue about this trail. Beware.
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Flow-Ryder (Jul 1, 2018 at 19:39)
My favourite part of this trail are the corners and fast twisties
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marmiteslave (Jun 3, 2018 at 11:44)
A classic SQUAMISH trail for the past 25 years that wraps up any ride ending on Perth with a big smile on your face. A crowd favorite for the Test of Metal. Good for any rider. Beginners may find the last pitch worth a walk.
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Jeffbourassa (Sep 7, 2017 at 16:48)
Very dry... Some worn out spots... End of summer. Great trail
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gofishyfishy (Sep 6, 2017 at 20:02)
This is an amazing trails! Modularsynth's description is great. As a newer rider it was nice to check out and ride some more technical areas while on a very flowy ride. Thank you builders!
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sidecut (Apr 11, 2017 at 20:49)
Great work trailbuilders! Excellent mix of flowy trail with some optional harder features, little ups and fun downs, and beautiful scenery. A great addition to the network and so much fun to go for a ride on its opening day!
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ModularSynth (Apr 11, 2017 at 14:09)
Wow long, fast and flowy! Despite this being a blue trail there are 4-5 spots through out the trail where you can challenge yourself with a black diamond alternate route for each technical section, i love that. Also some well crafted wood bridges and a few smallish rock slabs to roll out on.

A big thank you to Rob phoenix and all the volunteers and sponsors who whipped this trail into shape in such a short time (given the rather long cold and snow heavy winter we had).

Really a great trail for just about any level rider that was definitely needed in this part of Alice lake.
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jrcd (Jun 25, 2016 at 20:35)
Trail Man Boobs
Super fun trail flowy trail!
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Alice Lake Intermediate loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    11 ft
  • Altitude start
    20 ft
  • Altitude end
    20 ft
  • Grade max
    -74.9%
  • Grade min
    154.3%
  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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