9 miles
Distance
2,288 ft
Climb
-2,293 ft
Descent
1,279 ft
High Point

Description: Somewhere Over There is one of Squamish's best trails, nestled into a beautiful forest with a feeling of being far away from everything. We have added Another Man's Gold at the start of this loop just to get you smiling as this trail is one of Squamish's under ridden gems. The Powerhouse Plunge 1 is a staple of the Test of Metal XC race, it is incredibly technical and if you can find flow on it (yes it is possible) then you should be quite pleased with yourself. This is an awesome advanced route that showcases some of the best trails in Squamish. The climbs are modest in nature and the descents are technical and challenging and when ridden the right way can be thrilling and flowy (but you need to pick your lines carefully to find the flow).

For a long day in the saddle consider riding either Half Nelson or Angry Midget first and then linking into this ride.

For more information on planning your Squamish riding adventures including accommodation recommendations, the best places to eat and chill activities for your off bike time (swimming holes etc) surf over to www.ridespots.com

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Squamish Off-Road Cycling Association (www.sorca.ca)
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    2
More Stats for Somewhere Over There, Powerhouse Plunge - Advanced Route - Squamish, BC - RideSpots.com mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    329 ft
  • Altitude start
    678 ft
  • Altitude end
    673 ft
  • Grade
    -0.012%
  • Grade max
    -48.971%
  • Grade min
    49.76%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,108 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Somewhere Over There
      Sep 1, 2019 @ 12:11pm
      Sep 1, 2019
      Big braking holes developing from super dry conditions. Loose rocks on the steep corner section, dh tires recommended.
      Hoods in the Woods
      Aug 25, 2019 @ 1:22pm
      Aug 25, 2019
      running great
      Poop Alley
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 9:07pm
      Aug 18, 2019
      Running good. Not overgrown
      Bonsai
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 5:29am
      Aug 17, 2019
      Another Man's Gold
      Jul 18, 2019 @ 5:09pm
      Jul 18, 2019
      Fresh dirt added to lower section. Sorca Trail crew reporter
      more reports »
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