The slick, quirky and fun race, Beyond the Valleycliffe of the Dolls (BVOD), and celebrated its sixth year Saturday (June 2) was another "fantastic" event, said organizer Bryan Raiser.
"The course and the trail conditions were phenomenal," he said.
"This was actually the first year there was sun shining right up to the big day making the rock deliciously sticky."
Despite layman spectators' gasps at the technical racecourse that included heart-stopping drops, the race went smoothly and without injury, a feat that ranks among the top of Raiser's race highlights.
"Every year we make it without serious injury is definitely a highlight," he said.
Riders this year hailed from around the world, and there were even people who drove from Seattle to take part in the legendary day.
Add to that the usual band of "merry locals" from Vancouver to Whistler, who had nothing but good things to say about the town and trails.
"It doesn't get much better than giving a great group of people a tour of your backyard that they will forever remember as one of the best rides of their life."
Raiser also had raves for volunteers.
"Everyone in Squamish knows it's the volunteers that make our town sing. BVOD is no exception with fantastic people making it all happen," said Raiser.
"Headed by SORCA's Barry McLane, the trails were in perhaps the best condition they've ever been due to a staggering amount of work."
The fruit booth halfway through the course is also a high point, and once again left everyone wishing there was a fruit booth on every ride.
Raiser said the race couldn't be the success - or even come together - without three things: the riders, the vollies and the sponsors.
"Once again the sponsors were nothing but fantastic, Dakine, the local bike shops, the Brew Pub," he said.
"And this year's most creative prize came from the local coffee roaster Galileo Coffee who actually created a Beyond the Valleycliffe of the Dolls blend which 'Goes down fast and smooth'.
"How cool is that?"
At the end of the day, BVOD raised over $500 for SORCA and the Squamish Emergency Program (SEP).
In fact, the winner of the 50/50 draw was a BVOD volunteer, and recent recipient of the SEP's potentially life-saving services, so he was more than happy to donate it all to the dedicated emergency workers.
The fundraising race will return again next year for its seventh annual event, assured Raiser.
"See you next year!"