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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Squamish Off-Road Cycling Association (www.sorca.ca)
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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
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
youtuber Mountain Bike Squamish BC with Jeff Kendall-Weed
Mountain Bike Squamish BC with Jeff Kendall-Weed
2:22 | 82 | comments: 0 | favs:
Aug 22, 2017
Grip? Nah
Grip? Nah
0:53 | 61 | comments: 0 | favs: 1
Apr 4, 2018
Will Morris searches for traction without any luck as he careens down the snowy trails of Squamish in February.

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Power House Plunge - Access
Jun 20, 2018 @ 1:00pm
2 days
Another Man's Gold
Jun 20, 2018 @ 1:00pm
2 days
Hoods Connector
Jun 20, 2018 @ 11:39am
2 days
Jun 20, 2018 @ 11:39am
2 days
Somewhere Over There
Jun 18, 2018 @ 11:15am
Jun 18, 2018
A little beat up from the Enduro race but still dry and tasty.
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