9 miles
Distance
1,340 ft
Climb
-1,339 ft
Descent
1,290 ft
High Point

This route is a simple guide, directions can change with interpretation. If you're unsure about directions or difficulty we highly encourage you to grab a guide on one of our daily Singletrack Tours.

A loop option for those looking to explore some of the Alice Lake area’s technical and flow trails as an intermediate rider.

Descent into ‘Jacks trail’ beware of oncoming riders as this is a two way trail. Take the first turn left to climb ‘50 Shades of Green’ at the top turn right to join ‘Mikes Loop’. Keep left on the climb until you reach ‘Of Mice and Men’ where you will turn right.

At the first junction turn left onto ‘Leave of Absence’ a technical descent trail with some small undulations. Exit ‘Leave of Absence’ and go left onto ‘Mashiter’. Follow this FSR climb keeping right at the junctions until you reach the entrance to ‘Rob’s Corners’ take a left and then keep right at the split to get to ‘Man Boobs’.

Descend ‘Man Boobs’ a trail that can be ridden fast or slow with some good berms and small root jumps. Exit ‘Man Boob’s and head left along ‘Bob Mcintosh Memorial’ trail. Follow this left as it join “Four Lakes’ and only go right once you meet the ‘Edith lake Access road’. Once you are in line with the lake take a right up ‘Mikes Loop’ and follow this around to ‘Credit Line’

Descend ‘Credit Line’ staying left at the only junction, this is a trail featuring some fun technical descents and tough climbing moves. At the bottom you will join ‘Jacks’ go right and follow this back up to complete the loop.

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for The Arbutus Routes - Squamish Alice Lake Loop (Intermediate) mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    453 ft
  • Altitude start
    655 ft
  • Altitude end
    656 ft
  • Grade max
    -39.9%
  • Grade min
    60.6%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Leave of Absence
      Jan 7, 2020 @ 4:11pm
      Jan 7, 2020
      Tree across trail just down from the big bridge roller. handsawable, didn't have mine with me and it was very dark and wet
      Jacks
      Jan 3, 2020 @ 11:25am
      Jan 3, 2020
      ~12” round tree down on Jacks between 50 shades and debecks
      Man Boobs
      Jan 1, 2020 @ 5:38pm
      Jan 1, 2020
      Really really wet due the 24-48 hrs of rain recently. Lots of puddles so expect to get wet and muddy. Other than compression holes the trails is well drained and running well. Still well above that point at which riding it would cause damage.
      Four Lakes
      Dec 29, 2019 @ 9:48am
      Dec 29, 2019
      A couple of soft bits but running nicely.
      Bob McIntosh Memorial
      Dec 29, 2019 @ 9:48am
      Dec 29, 2019
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