17 miles
Distance
5,916 ft
Climb
-5,916 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

This loop is an absolute gem and is definitely worth the 5000 foot climb (with the reward of a 5000 foot descent!). The trail is a collaboration between WORCA and the Municipality of Whistler, with the Municipality having built the climb and WORCA having built the descent. The climb up is steep and long so make sure you either have an actual granny gear on your bike (2x system) or, if you are running 1x, we recommend at least a 30×42 setup or even easier if you have it. The climb route (at the time of writing this) is not yet complete, so there’s a very short hike to connect the climb to the descent. It is easy to follow and you just need to spot the ribbons and rock cairns to connect the two trails.

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Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
More Stats for Lord of the Squirrels Loop (Function) mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -0 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,929 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,963 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,962 ft
  • Grade max
    -53.883%
  • Grade min
    59.67%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)
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The Nomads - Alpine Lording
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Chris Johnston and Dylan Wolsky ride Whistlers new alpine trail Lord Of The Squirrels. Video - Matt Staggs Visuals
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Lower Sproatt
Oct 19, 2017 @ 5:44pm
Oct 19, 2017
Road construction is underway. please obey all signage. Work is expected to last until Nov 14
Lord of the Squirrels
Oct 12, 2017 @ 6:41pm
Oct 12, 2017
Impossible to access and trail is too snowy.
Into the Mystic
Oct 12, 2017 @ 4:49pm
Oct 12, 2017
Deepening snow cover in the alpine. Looks like the season has ended on Sproatt. reporter
On the Rocks
Oct 11, 2017 @ 3:17pm
Oct 11, 2017
Snow covered, 2" . Currently snowing so unlikely to get better
Don't Look Back
Oct 8, 2017 @ 1:23am
Oct 8, 2017
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