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 Rate
|2-3 Guest Rate
|1 Guest Rate
|Guide Only - Fullday
7 hr Tour Length
|Guide & Rental - Fullday
7 hr Tour Length
Singletrack Tours Include
- High Performance Dual Suspension Trail bike rental. (optional)
- 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
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.
All of our guides are professional MTB skills coaches, having undertaken training in the industry standard Professional Mountain Bike Instructors (PMBI) as well as advanced first-aid training.
With these industry leading qualifications we ensure our coaches deliver a much more effective program of skills based training and proper trail progression during your tour.