8 miles
Distance
1,943 ft
Climb
-1,943 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

There isn't much signage so TrailForks is a good idea when riding up at Sovereign Lake.

A suggested route for experienced riders at Sovereign Lake.

Double-track or gravel road climbing with awesome descending.

There is lots of different options for climbing such as Gold Mountain XC Ski, Popal Pass Snowmobile or Sovereign Lake Road.

You can mix up the order of descending as well or the trails you want to ride.

Dagmal is mostly fall-line.
Rock is the New Berm/ Threads has slabs and is flowy.
Hammered Cow has big steep rock slabs and some drops.

Overall a really great ride.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Sovereign Laps mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,970 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,134 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,134 ft
  • Grade max
    -55.947%
  • Grade min
    35.865%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,245 ft
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
RITNB
RITNB
1:15 | 97 | comments: 0 | favs:
Nov 19, 2017
Riding "Rock Is The New Berm" at Sovereign Lake.
Dagmal
Dagmal
trail: Dagamal
0:18 | 49 | comments: 0 | favs:
Sep 11, 2017
The part of Lower Dagmals that's above the parking lot.
Short video riding in Sovereign Lake
Short video riding in Sovereign Lake
0:14 | 77 | comments: 0 | favs:
Aug 29, 2017
Riding on "Rock is the New Berm" Sovereign Lake, Vernon B.C.

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Hammered Cow
Jun 21, 2018 @ 12:16pm
1 days
Short section of snow at the very top to walk through and one large tree down running the length of the trail a little before the M.W.O.T.H intersection. Otherwise running well.
My Way or the Highway
Jun 16, 2018 @ 10:22am
Jun 16, 2018
Most of the snow from last weekends storm is gone and I cleared any trees from that storm. The bridge is still out and tree still in the way.
Rock Is The New Berm
Jun 9, 2018 @ 1:12pm
Jun 9, 2018
Cleared the top section with the help of some random riders to move a big one. Top and middle are good to go. Didn't get a chance to walk the bottom so not sure about there.
Gold Mountain XC Ski
May 26, 2018 @ 1:26pm
May 26, 2018
Bit of snow left but rideable.
Popal Pass Snowmobile
May 26, 2018 @ 1:25pm
May 26, 2018
Bit of snow left, but rideable.
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