17 miles
5,916 ft
-5,916 ft
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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3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag timvan (Jul 27, 2018 at 12:01)
 i had to push up "On the rocks" but could ride Mystic
  • + 0
flag Beau-Doug (Aug 30, 2018 at 18:58)
 Probably the best epic trail in Whistler. Definitely a must do
  • + 1
flag RealSweatyYeti (Nov 18, 2018 at 17:54)
 Did a truncated version of the loop, cutting across on "Less". Snow started in earnest at about 1,300m, making ascent slower than usual. Descending conditions were great the whole way - secure footing, good grip... lovely!

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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
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
Avg: 4.75 (4 votes)
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
1,004 | 8 faves

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