3,513 ft
Distance
222 ft
Climb
-280 ft
Descent
00:12:08
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    Alice Lake & Highlands
    Squamish, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #1824 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2017

A traversing trail that takes riders from the logging road towards the top of Mad Hatter, while also providing an option to turn off to Hot Tuna. Can be ridden either direction, but more fun SE to NW.

Access Info

Climb the logging road to get to Ed's Bypass/Made In The Shade, but keep climbing for another kilometer.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Caterpillar Connector bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -58 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,580 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,690 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,646 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,588 ft
  • Grade
    -1.658%
  • Grade max
    -37.409%
  • Grade min
    43.452%
  • Distance climb
    1,550 ft
  • Distance down
    1,630 ft
  • Distance flat
    334 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:08
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Status:
on Sep 17, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.65 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
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  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to caterpillar-connector trailhead (49.788822, -123.086808)
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      Caterpillar... Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Sep 17, 2018 @ 9:58pm
      Sep 17, 2018
      a bit overgrown from the entrance to Hot Tuna
      Jul 1, 2018 @ 1:41pm
      Jul 1, 2018
      Apr 30, 2018 @ 4:00pm
      Apr 30, 2018
      Very soft in some spots.
      Apr 21, 2018 @ 12:34pm
      Apr 21, 2018
      Feb 14, 2018 @ 8:36pm
      Feb 14, 2018
      reporter
      Snow has covered the access and trail.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 45 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 389 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      Feb 14, 2018 @ 8:49pm
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      Feb 14, 2018 @ 8:49pm
      Feb 14, 2018
      Caterpillar Connector

      Routes with this trail

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      Koel Shinkaruk Challenge
      36 miles
      SORCA 2018 CINCO #5 race
      8 miles

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag painter157 (Jul 11, 2017 at 21:53)
       this is not truly upper mad hatter.this line also includes caterpillar connector.upper mad hatter will hopefully be revieled some time this fall.until then.....enjoy
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