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

  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
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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Elliot Smith - A Boy With A Coin
Elliot Smith - A Boy With A Coin
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May 1, 2017
Filmed after school and in the weekends when his dad (aka the filmer) wasn't riding or working, A Boy With a Coin is just a video about a 14 year...
IN THE HOODS
IN THE HOODS
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Apr 26, 2017
Derek Panzse ride Hoods in the Woods in Squamish, British Columbia.
Frozen Squamish POV
Frozen Squamish POV
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Jan 24, 2017
When the snow sticks around you have to make do and get after it anyways.

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Access5
Sep 10, 2017 @ 7:41pm
Sep 10, 2017
Hoods in the Woods
Sep 10, 2017 @ 7:41pm
Sep 10, 2017
Powerhouse Access Road
Sep 10, 2017 @ 7:41pm
Sep 10, 2017
Somewhere Over There
Sep 3, 2017 @ 4:42pm
Sep 3, 2017
Wasp nest at the top of the trail, at the base of the tree with the 'Moto' end-cut sign. Don't lean your bike here to put your pads on! Trail was super fun otherwise.
Another Man's Gold
Aug 8, 2017 @ 7:05am
Aug 8, 2017
Rough and fast. Running Great.
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