15 miles
5,466 ft
-5,463 ft
1 miles
High Point

This is a sensitive alpine environment, please stay on trail! Do not ride in super wet conditions or early season before snow melt.

This loop consists of the new 2017 Sproatt alpine trails. Climb up to the alpine via Into The Mystic then traverse the beautiful alpine along On the Rocks. Then it is highly recommended to make the extra journey along the Happy Hour trail to get more alpine riding and the best views of the Whistler valley. Now you are in for a treat, the descent down Lord of the Squirrels!

Lord of the Squirrels is WORCA's showpiece trail has was under construction for 3 years.

The climb up into the alpine via Into The Mystic is not a tough climb, but it is long! However getting to the start of the climb on the flank trail is a steep climb for many and will be the toughest part of the journey.

There are several ways to access the start of this route.
Creekside Access
Function Access
Rainbow Park Access

Local Trail Association
Whistler Off-Road Cycling Association (www.worca.com)
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Route Sections

1 Bonus Out & Back
  • 3 miles distance
  • 1,088 ft climb
  • -1,088 ft descent

Trails in Route


  • Featured
  • AKA
    Lord of the Squirrels, Sproatt Alpine, LOTS
  • Difficulty rating
  • Route Type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
  • Ridelogs
More Stats for Mystic Squirrels (Sproatt Alpine) mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    3,255 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,255 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,258 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,571 ft
Avg: 5 (3 votes)
Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
501 | 7 faves
Whistler Biking: Lord of the Squirrels Trail
Whistler Biking: Lord of the Squirrels Trail
94 | comments: 0 | favs:
Sep 6, 2017
The On the Rocks Trail
The On the Rocks Trail
4:40 | 8 | comments: 0 | favs:
May 17, 2018

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Lord of the Squirrels
Apr 2, 2018 @ 2:13am
Apr 2, 2018
Happy Hour
Oct 14, 2017 @ 10:40am
Oct 14, 2017
SNOW, SNOW, SNOW! reporter
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
more reports »
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