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      Squamish's most popular riding area.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Shuttleable: YES
      AKA: Mashiter, Quest University
      Diamond Head / Elfin lakes Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Drive up Garibaldi Park Road past the new 'Quest university'. There is an area to park on the left of the road 300m past the powerlines. If you are shuttling to the upper trails you can continue up this gravel road to the 2rd switchback.
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      Region Details
      • 23
      • 4
      • 39
      • 29
      • 11
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jun 20, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      107
      Trails Mountain Bike
      108
      Trails E-Bike
      106
      Trails Hike
      45
      Trails Trail Running
      47
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      4
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      3
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      1
      Total Distance
      68 miles
      Total Descent
      29,098 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,945 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,274 ft
      Reports
      5,402
      Photos
      2,358
      Ridden Counter
      176,697

      Outside Logo Articles

      Video: Jesse Melamed Breaks Down Squamish's Steepest Trail
      Nov 5, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      19th Hole is relentlessly steep.
      Video: Jesse Melamed Shows You The Racing Line on Squamish's 'Angry Midget'
      May 12, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      A full breakdown of all the key sections and their time differences.
      Video: All The Episodes From Full Enduro
      Jan 1, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      Zoe Dawson is a Squamish local who has been riding XC for years, but her skills simply didn't translate to enduro...
      Video: The Privateer Puts His Training to the Test on the Pinkbike Hot Lap
      Dec 11, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      The Privateer, Adam Price, takes on the Pinkbike Hot Lap.

      Photos of Diamond Head Mountain Bike

      trail: Airplane Mode
      287 |
      Jun 6, 2022 @ 4:42pm
      Jun 6, 2022
      trail: Airplane Mode
      221 |
      Jun 6, 2022 @ 4:21pm
      Jun 6, 2022
      1,125 |
      Jun 27, 2018 @ 11:50pm
      Jun 27, 2018
      | 1 comments
      682 |
      Nov 20, 2017 @ 5:08pm
      Nov 20, 2017
      236 |
      Sep 25, 2017 @ 2:32am
      Sep 25, 2017
      trail: Cakewalk
      802 |
      Jun 10, 2017 @ 11:56pm
      Jun 10, 2017
      trail: Half Nelson
      2,428 |
      Nov 3, 2016 @ 2:25pm
      Nov 3, 2016
      528 |
      Jun 8, 2016 @ 9:54pm
      Jun 8, 2016

      Videos of Diamond Head Mountain Bike

      Airplane Mode Drop
      5 | Aug 7, 2022
      air planemode crash squamish B.C
      95 | Jul 29, 2022
      Ditch Pig moves
      trail: Ditch Pig
      | Mar 15, 2022
      Train crash

      224 | Feb 24, 2022
      2021 edit
      trail: Your Mom
      19 | Oct 26, 2021
      3.5 year old riding Half Nelson
      236 | Oct 10, 2021
      #fridayfails Somewhere Over There
      232 | Jul 19, 2021
      pseudo-tsuga
      24 | Jun 15, 2021

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Poacher
      Jul 21, 2022 @ 7:57am
      Jul 21, 2022
      Dry5sN6oQcWHorse
      Lower Powersmart
      Jul 11, 2022 @ 6:25pm
      Jul 11, 2022
      Idealsilverhairau multiple trees across trail
      Word of Mouth Upper
      Jul 9, 2022 @ 4:57pm
      Jul 9, 2022
      DryCramhead

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1620359CkeyesriddentrailAngry M
      Aug 8, 2022 @ 9:33am
      57 mins
      user #3021723AlexpmtbriddentrailHalf Nelson
      Aug 8, 2022 @ 8:09am
      2 hours
      user #1072013claudioccmwishlistrouteDiamond Head ride from Quest
      Aug 8, 2022 @ 7:19am
      3 hours
      user #2150956omrimonwishlisttrailHalf Nelson
      Aug 8, 2022 @ 12:49am
      10 hours
      user #1039239DuffmanRNriddentrailWord of Mouth Lower
      Aug 7, 2022 @ 10:16pm
      12 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1797147zerge83trailUpper PowerSmartIt's defo rain eroded but seems like some...
      Aug 6, 2022 @ 9:58pm
      2 days
      user #1570375i-do-bluestrailCakewalkBig thanks to Dream Wizards. This re-boot is...
      Jul 31, 2022 @ 9:52pm
      Jul 31, 2022
      user #2009251AlexisjmorgantrailFool's Gold aka Stealth NelsonTree down across trail
      Jul 29, 2022 @ 10:31am
      Jul 29, 2022
      user #299411bigredtedreportHalf NelsonDream Wizards thanks you for the kind words...
      Jul 14, 2022 @ 7:30pm
      Jul 14, 2022
      user #3109642Reegz123trailMeadow of the Grizzly (Spélhx̱en tl'a Stl'lhalem)This trail needs a lot of work, for a blue...
      Jul 13, 2022 @ 7:02pm
      Jul 13, 2022

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Lava Flow 1 1 22.2 km
      Valleycliffe 7 32 20 102.2 km
      Alice Lake & Highlands 14 36 37 172.9 km
      Smoke Bluffs Park 13.3 km
      Brackendale 173.5 km

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      Pinkbike Articles

      Nov 5, 2020
      Video: Jesse Melamed Breaks Down Squamish's Steepest Trail Video: Jesse Melamed Breaks Down Squamish's Steepest Trail
      19th Hole is relentlessly steep.
      May 12, 2020
      Video: Jesse Melamed Shows You The Racing Line on Squamish's 'Angry Midget' Video: Jesse Melamed Shows You The Racing Line on Squamish's 'Angry Midget'
      A full breakdown of all the key sections and their time differences.
      Jan 1, 2020
      Video: All The Episodes From Full Enduro Video: All The Episodes From Full Enduro
      Zoe Dawson is a Squamish local who has been riding XC for years, but her skills simply didn't translate to enduro...

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike10868 miles29,098 ft36 miles2,946 ft
      #10#62,3525,3958563,449
      E-Bike10667 miles28,999 ft36 miles2,946 ft
      #4#24,91781,117
      Hike4535 miles7,572 ft13 miles2,946 ft
      #231#4114,542529
      Trail Running4736 miles8,409 ft15 miles2,946 ft
      #174#334,561731
      Horse15 miles443 ft2 miles236 ft
      2,2841
      Dirtbike/Moto414 miles495 ft2 miles2,838 ft
      #3522,298256
      ATV/ORV/OHV314 miles453 ft2 miles2,700 ft
      #332,2902
      Snowshoe17 miles10 ft423 ft2,700 ft
      #2519
      Backcountry Ski17 miles10 ft423 ft2,700 ft
      #1841244
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