Whistler Alpine mountain bike SIngletrack

Lord of the Squirrels Tour

Follow our certified bikes guides on this mountain bike tour to experience incredible alpine riding in Whistler. The Lord of the Squirrels loop also includes Into the Mystic and On the Rocks plus options to extend your alpine ride further.

Ride Whistler’s signature alpine mountain bike trail.

Join our seasoned guides on our Lord of the Squirrels tour and embark on the adventure of a lifetime. This alpine single-track tour requires both fitness and confidence on a bike, and with a knowledgeable guide we ensure a safer journey and an experience tailored to your skill level. This guided tour is a unique Whistler riding experience. It’s packed full of incredible views on trails that lead you across the alpine and the surrounding meadows and then descends down into lush forests below. Our certified guides are fully equipped to enhance your ride, taking you from our Whistler store into the alpine and back, offering tips and insights to conquer the trail with confidence.

 

What sets our Lord of the Squirrels tour apart?

  • We hold legal tenure to guide in the alpine on Mount Sproatt, a privilege earned through years of dedication and respect for the environment.
  • Our local guides are certified to the highest standards in the industry.
  • The ride is Private in that it is just your group riding together.
  • Choose to package in one of our full-suspension trail bikes or bring your own. (Pricing options listed below)

 

When is this tour available?

The trail is typically open from late July to early October due to snow in the alpine. The exact date will be confirmed each season based on the snowpack.

How long does it take to ride Lord of the Squirrels?

We allow a tour time up to 7 hours, most tours complete this tour in 4-6 hours. This is a demanding ride with over 1626 meters of climbing on 35 kilometers of trail. The trails are rated Blue (intermediate), but would be considered a challenging Blue. Our guides have options to adjust the route to your ability, but to enjoy the full loop across the alpine riders should have strong fitness and confidence handling their bike through technical terrain for a long duration.

Are E-bikes allowed on Lord of the Squirrels?

E-bikes are prohibited from the Mount Sproatt and Rainbow Mountain alpine trails (anything above Flank: Lord of the Squirrels, Into the Mystic, With a Twist, On the Rocks, Happy Hour, Pot of Gold, LESS & Don’t Look Back). This restriction supports environmental considerations, user safety and grizzly bear management in the alpine terrain.

Lord of the Squirrels Tour Pricing

4+ Guest Rate2-3 Guest Rate1 Guest Rate
Guide Only - Fullday
7 hr Tour Length
$200$285$425
Guide & Rental - Fullday
7 hr Tour Length
$270$355$495
Singletrack Tours Include

Singletrack Tours Include

  • High Performance Dual Suspension Trail bike rental. (optional)
  • Helmet
  • Arbutus Routes Water Bottle
  • Energy Bar

2% For The Trails

Our Lord of the Squirrels Tour donates 2% towards trail maintenance. Check out 2% for the Trails.

This funding goes directly back into the trails that we ride and love.

We created this initiative in 2018 and are proud to see the positive impact each year.

Accidental Damage Protection - Tours

Accidental Damage Protection - Tours

Accidents happen. Ride worry free with our Accidental Damage Protection (ADP) included in your tour price.

This protection will cover your bike for any accidental damage incurred during your rental.

Tour and Rental Agreement Required

Tour and Rental Agreement Required

All Participants are required to read and agree to our Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims, Assumption of Risks and Indemnity Agreement. This document is able to be read here: Tour and Rental Agreement

Certified Guides

Certified Guides

  • All of our guides are professional MTB skills coaches. Certified by the PMBIA.
  • Our guides also hold advanced first-aid training.

 

Singletrack Tour

Tour Rating

Your ride is customized to your riding level and fitness. With the information we gather from you in the Tour Planner document our professional guides can tailor the ride to match your interests.

Our guides have experience with beginners to experts and everyone in between.

Don’t hesitate to call us for custom inquiries or check out our reviews to see what previous guests have shared about their experience.

The Experience

Your tour experience starts by meeting your guide and our team at our Bike Shop in the Upper Village. Looks for all the bikes on the patio of Le Chamois Hotel.

We design each tour as a Private Ride in that it will just be your group riding together rather than joining other riders that you don’t know. This way we customize the ride to your exact interests.

Your ride will start right from our Bike Shop. This way our team can fine tune any fit adjustments for your ride and you have the opportunity to pick up any riding apparel at a preferred rate as one of our tour guests.

Our Professional Difference

We hold all the necessary trail permits including Commercial Recreation Tenure, BC Parks Permits and the various Municipal trail use permits.

All our guides are certified Mountain Bike Coaches with the PMBIA. All lead guides carry Level 2 certifications.

We operate from a full service shop that is focused on quality in everything we do.

Part of the proceeds from your tour payment is donated back to the trail builders to continue to maintain and improve our trails.

 

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