1.0 mile
Distance
25 ft
Climb
-803 ft
Descent
00:20:00
Avg time
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Hot Tuna Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
    Alice Lake & Highlands
    Squamish, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (3 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
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  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #1914 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #2904 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in E-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
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Hot Tuna mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -778 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,400 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,179 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,178 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,401 ft
  • Grade
    -14.6%
  • Grade max
    -45%
  • Grade min
    28%
  • Distance climb
    377 ft
  • Distance down
    4,728 ft
  • Distance flat
    213 ft
  • Avg time
    00:20:00
  • Avg reverse time
    00:18:14
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Status:
on Dec 27, 2023
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 4.85 (20 votes)
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  • Prevalent Mud
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      Hot Tuna Trail Reports

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      Dec 27, 2023 @ 2:37pm
      Dec 27, 2023
      upper half is closed for winter maintenance. I'll post here when open again
      Oct 7, 2023 @ 5:00am
      Oct 7, 2023
      Aug 27, 2023 @ 10:07pm
      Aug 27, 2023
      Wasp nest right of the trail, before the first jump.
      Jul 15, 2023 @ 5:08am
      Jul 15, 2023
      Jun 27, 2023 @ 3:35am
      Jun 27, 2023
      Excellent.
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