1 miles
Distance
87 ft
Climb
-895 ft
Descent
00:12:32
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Hot Tuna Trail

Hot Tuna Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Alice Lake & Highlands
    Squamish, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking

Hot Tuna was built by Curtis Bennett over a span of 5 years starting in 2013. He wanted to build a different style of trail that he thought was lacking in Squamish. This trail was built as a black jump trail with optional double black options and features steep berms. If the entrance is too steep, please continue to Mad Hatter which is a great blue trail to the north of Hot Tuna. The upper half of this trail does not do well in wet conditions, please ride responsibly. The trail is named after his dog Luna.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Hot Tuna mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -809 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,381 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,190 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,190 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,381 ft
  • Grade
    -15.201%
  • Grade max
    -48.295%
  • Grade min
    39.205%
  • Distance climb
    730 ft
  • Distance down
    4,194 ft
  • Distance flat
    396 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:32
  • Avg reverse time
    00:24:05
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Status:
on Aug 10, 2020
Variable
Avg: 4.75 (12 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Both Directions
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  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • photo Photo
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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
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      Hot Tuna Trail Reports

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      Aug 10, 2020 @ 2:34pm
      Aug 10, 2020
      Upper half is back open. If anyone finds my "upper hot tuna is closed sign" please return it to the caterpillar connector junction. Looks like it...
      Jul 9, 2020 @ 8:53am
      Jul 9, 2020
      Upper hot tuna is closed for work. Lower half is still accessible from catapillar connector down.
      Jun 29, 2020 @ 7:19am
      Jun 29, 2020
      Upper half is super muddy and full of ruts from people riding it in wet conditions.
      May 24, 2020 @ 9:57pm
      May 24, 2020
      Re worked the middle/top section. Running a little slow and soft. Please don't ride it in the rain for the next couple days
      Feb 24, 2020 @ 11:32am
      Feb 24, 2020
      Working on a re-route and drainage on the upper half so it's incredibly muddy and sensitive and will need time to set once it has dried out,...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 12 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 211 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
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      • 295 rides
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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag stewyd (Oct 4, 2019 at 15:25)
       What a great trail! Rad flow with a beauty mix of speed, loam and air.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag djbuilder (Oct 4, 2019 at 15:31)
       Thanks!
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