Posted on April 01, 2024

Whistler is a mountain biking paradise with a vast network of trails that cater to riders of all levels. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a beginner looking to improve your skills, there’s no shortage of trails to explore in this mountain town. And with Crystal Lodge Whistler as your base camp, you’ll have everything you need for an unforgettable mountain biking experience.

Here are six of the best mountain bike trails in Whistler that you can explore during your stay:


For advanced riders looking for a challenge, Insomnia is a technical and steep trail that will test your skills and push your limits in the Whistler Bike Park. With roots, rocks, drops, and jumps, Insomnia is not for the faint of heart. This trail is recommended for experienced riders only.

Dirt Merchant

This trail is a Whistler local favorite, with a mix of flowy berms, jumps, and technical sections that will keep you on your toes. Dirt Merchant is a great option for intermediate to advanced riders who want a fun and challenging ride during their Whistler mountain biking trip.

Lord of the Squirrels Loop

This epic backcountry ride is not for the faint of heart. With stunning alpine views and technical terrain, the Lord of the Squirrels Loop is a challenging and rewarding ride for advanced riders. This trail is best tackled with a guide, as it requires navigating some tricky terrain.

Kill Me Thrill Me

This trail lives up to its name, with steep, technical terrain and large rock drops that will get your heart racing. Kill Me Thrill Me is a black diamond trail that is not recommended for beginner or intermediate riders. If you’re up for the challenge, though, it’s an incredibly fun ride that will leave you feeling exhilarated.

As you explore these amazing trails, be sure to stay at Crystal Lodge Whistler for easy access to the Whistler Bike Park and a range of amenities and services to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. Crystal Lodge offers a variety of room options to suit your needs, from cozy studios to spacious suites. And after a long day on the trails, you can relax and recharge at the on-site sauna, which offers a range of treatments to soothe tired muscles.

If you need help with your bike, Crystal Lodge has you covered. The hotel offers bike storage and tuning services, as well as access to trail maps and guided tours. And if you’re new to mountain biking, our reservation team at [email protected] or call 1 800 667 3363 can help you find the perfect trail to match your skill level.

Overall, Whistler is a mountain biker’s dream, with endless trails to explore and breathtaking scenery around every corner. And with Crystal Lodge Whistler as your home base, you’ll have everything you need for an unforgettable mountain biking experience.