8 miles
1,943 ft
-1,943 ft
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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  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
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
  • Grade min
  • 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
1:15 | 57 | comments: 0 | favs:
Nov 19, 2017
Riding "Rock Is The New Berm" at Sovereign Lake.
trail: Dagamal
0:18 | 42 | 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 | 58 | comments: 0 | favs:
Aug 29, 2017
Riding on "Rock is the New Berm" Sovereign Lake, Vernon B.C.

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Rock Is The New Berm
Oct 9, 2017 @ 6:28pm
Oct 9, 2017
1.5-2" of snow covering most of the trail. However, rocks are clear and have loads of grip.
Oct 3, 2017 @ 9:25pm
Oct 3, 2017
Prime right now. Someone has buffed out the ruts from the summer and it's running smooth. Thanks for the work.
My Way or the Highway
Sep 22, 2017 @ 1:56pm
Sep 22, 2017
All clear and in good shape now
Popal Pass Snowmobile
Aug 30, 2017 @ 4:14pm
Aug 30, 2017
Aberdeen XC Ski
Jul 15, 2017 @ 8:55am
Jul 15, 2017
more reports »
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