1 miles
Distance
66 ft
Climb
-772 ft
Descent
00:11:05
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Alice Lake & Highlands
    Squamish, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Jun-Oct
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Rock Face, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #227 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking

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.

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

Experienced 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
More Stats for Crouching Squirrel Hidden Monkey bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -705 ft
  • Altitude min
    227 ft
  • Altitude max
    932 ft
  • Altitude start
    932 ft
  • Altitude end
    227 ft
  • Grade
    -13.217%
  • Grade max
    -45.354%
  • Grade min
    18.451%
  • Distance climb
    1,426 ft
  • Distance down
    3,803 ft
  • Distance flat
    108 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:05
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on Dec 8, 2019
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Avg: 4.25 (57 votes)

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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
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  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
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  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
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      2 Reviews & Comments

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      flag Flow-Ryder (May 23, 2018 at 14:19)
       a good trail of average quality
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      flag Flow-Ryder (Jul 9, 2018 at 22:40)
       It's actually one of the Squamish Classics that has a bit of everything. Super fast, tech, slabs, flow, jank. This trail has it all (except for grippy rock) and is a blast.
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