2,713 ft
Distance
30 ft
Climb
-259 ft
Descent
00:03:54
Avg time

Lower Powersmart Details

  • Riding area
    Diamond Head
    Squamish, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Global Ranking

There is a scene in the Return of the Jedi where Luke is being chased through the forest on an air speeder bike. The first part of the trail always reminds me of that. It is narrow and fast and you feel like you are flying. Trail has great "flow" despite being narrow and old school in design.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lower Powersmart mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -230 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,055 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,288 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,285 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,055 ft
  • Grade
    -8.46%
  • Grade max
    -167.436%
  • Grade min
    12.991%
  • Distance climb
    597 ft
  • Distance down
    1,959 ft
  • Distance flat
    157 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:54
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:16
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Status:
on Aug 20, 2017
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Avg: 3 (9 votes)

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Lower Powersmart Trail Reports

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Aug 20, 2017 @ 5:27pm
Aug 20, 2017
Tree trunk fallen across Trail about 200 m from start
Jul 27, 2017 @ 3:27pm
Jul 27, 2017
Overgrown vegetation through the clear cut.
May 13, 2017 @ 6:37pm
May 13, 2017
Sep 6, 2016 @ 7:49pm
Sep 6, 2016
Did some brush cutting and armouring to get the trail ready for JABR. Somehow lost my machete while out there. It could use some more work -...
Aug 10, 2016 @ 8:47am
Aug 10, 2016
Trail bed is in good shape but it's become pretty overgrown
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Aug 20, 2017 @ 5:42pm
Aug 20, 2017
Lower Powersmart, North Vancouver
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Sep 6, 2016 @ 7:51pm
Sep 6, 2016
Lower Powersmart, Squamish

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