5,243 ft
Distance
24 ft
Climb
-622 ft
Descent
00:09:16
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  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Observed Trials
  • Riding Area
    Alice Lake & Highlands
    Squamish, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Jun-Oct
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Rock Face, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #419 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #4384 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Observed Trials

A great fully-featured AM ride, with long, but relatively easy access.

CSHM is an excellent trail accessed off the end of the Alice Lake parking lot and up a short but steep access road.
Entrance is flat and loamy, quickly turning in to a stepped descent of small broken rock and hard(ish) pack. A few upward rock rolls interrupt an otherwise twisty dirt and mildly-rooted singletrack.
You'll encounter a nice fat log ride, with angled 12" skinny exit, a single double-bubble rock roll (hit it from the left of the small willow patch or you'll be forced to turn mid-roll). Another quick jaunt through some rolling and dropping dirt track with one short but very steep bit of woodwork, followed quickly by a short but very rough broken rock drop around a tree. You'll be rewarded with a nice wide downward curve to the right, like a 200' long berm, in to an intersection (stay right for exit to cul-de-sac), which rolls quickly over small optional bridges and gravel to the cul-de-sac on Tantalus Rd.

Advanced Riders: Very doable for advanced riders willing to walk the few burly required features, keep your speed or lose your momentum on the roots.

Expert Riders: Let fly through all but the broken rock drop (huck it with caution, rock wall on the right, air on the left) be wary the double-bubble rock roll if you enter from the right side at speed.

Access Info

Travel to the Northern-most end of the Alice Lake parking lot & campground, ride past the yellow gate, the road takes a hard right, then a left switchback and keep following, sign for CSHM will be on the left - total distance past the gate, about 800m.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Crouching Squirrel Hidden Monkey mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -598 ft
  • Altitude min
    297 ft
  • Altitude max
    919 ft
  • Altitude start
    919 ft
  • Altitude end
    322 ft
  • Grade
    -11.4%
  • Grade max
    -53.5%
  • Grade min
    17.8%
  • Distance climb
    190 ft
  • Distance down
    4,678 ft
  • Distance flat
    371 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:16
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:45
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on May 20, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 4.25 (69 votes)
Your vote: 0

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