6 miles
1,921 ft
-1,933 ft
1,518 ft
High Point

Rigs and Zen is a super hard trail. Please DO NOT ride this trail if you are going to skid down it... this trail is generally only ridden by very experienced riders who know how to get down it without skidding.

This is a fantastic ride for expert level riders.

Park near the firehall on Tantalus Rd and head into Coho Park and start a fun but fairly technical climb. You will make your way up to Alice Lake Park (you can go for a quick dip here if you feel like cooling down). From here you begin a brutally steep climb up a service road to the best trail of this ride.... Rigs and Zen. Make sure you soak in the view from the top located just behind the radio tower and looking to the West.

"Rigs" is one of the very best technical trails in Squamish. Expect super hard terrain and be prepared to walk a few sections even if you are an incredibly talented rider. Once you figure the lines out on this gem you start feeling the true flow that can be attained in a classic Squamish trail. Ride out on Crouching Squirrel Hidden Monkey and Kiki and finally down Brackentrail. Spin down Tantalus road back to your car.

**A harder option is to ride down Dirty Jane instead of Crouching Squirrel.

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  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
More Stats for Rigs in Zen - Expert Loop - 1.5 - 2.5+ hours - RideSpots.com mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -12 ft
  • Altitude min
    67 ft
  • Altitude start
    79 ft
  • Altitude end
    67 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,133 ft
Avg: 5 (2 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
Riding Squamish with the Quest University Crew
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Nov 20, 2017
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Mar 20, 2018 @ 4:27pm
Mar 20, 2018
Mar 13, 2018 @ 9:11am
Mar 13, 2018
All trees that were down have been cleared( thank you) a little wet in places no snow
Crouching Squirrel Hidden Monkey
Mar 11, 2018 @ 1:14pm
Mar 11, 2018
Riding great! The climb up to it had snow and the 2nd bridge from the top has some ice to watch out for (likely gone by tomorrow) otherwise was ????
Mar 10, 2018 @ 4:33pm
Mar 10, 2018
Rides great, no issues
Coho Park Trail
Mar 9, 2018 @ 4:46pm
Mar 9, 2018
Trees are cleared
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