9 miles
2,288 ft
-2,293 ft
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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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
  • Ridelogs
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
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,108 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Squamish Hardtail Epic 2
Squamish Hardtail Epic 2
trail: Poop Alley
31:12 | 20 | comments: 0 | favs:
Oct 8, 2018
Squamish Hardtail Epic 2 Unrelated Dead Guy's
Squamish Hardtail Epic 2 Unrelated Dead Guy's
31:12 | 50 | comments: 0 | favs:
Oct 8, 2018
Squamish hardtail epic
Squamish hardtail epic
36:23 | 11 | comments: 0 | favs:
Oct 8, 2018

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Somewhere Over There
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Oct 27, 2018 @ 8:59am
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