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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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag venpa (Jun 29, 2018 at 18:25)
 June 29th, trails closed after 1400m of altitude. At 1600m, no more trail, only snow... We had to go back.

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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
  • Riding area
  • 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
661 | 7 faves

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Into the Mystic
Jul 19, 2018 @ 11:34pm
1 days
Running great!! Hell of a climb but it is worth the climb for sure!
Happy Hour
Jul 19, 2018 @ 8:20pm
2 days
Happy Hour is now OPEN. Be smart and be prepared, bring essentials for the backcountry. reporter
On the Rocks
Jul 19, 2018 @ 6:08pm
2 days
On the Rocks is now OPEN. Expect short patches of snow. Trail crews to finish buffing next week after the last melt. reporter
Lord of the Squirrels
Jul 19, 2018 @ 6:05pm
2 days
We are good to go top to bottom! thank you to those that respected our seasonal spring closure, please be sure to ride with care and control, stay on trail, stay hydrated and well fed, and ride safe! reporter
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