1 miles
Distance
35 ft
Climb
-707 ft
Descent
00:13:03
Avg time

Powerhouse Plunge Details

  • Riding Area
    Diamond Head
    Squamish, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Global Ranking
    #13027 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

No other trail in Squamish is like this one, and you will either hate it or love it.
If you carry some speed and trust the bike, the trail has magical flow.
If you ride slow, and battle it, you will curse it, and want the trail paved.

Just think Bob Marley thoughts and go with the flow.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Powerhouse Plunge bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -672 ft
  • Altitude min
    348 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,020 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,020 ft
  • Altitude end
    348 ft
  • Grade max
    -49.785%
  • Grade min
    11.801%
  • Distance climb
    647 ft
  • Distance down
    4,484 ft
  • Distance flat
    424 ft
  • Avg time
    00:13:03
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Status:
on Jan 20, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3.75 (19 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Powerhouse Plunge Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jan 20, 2019 @ 7:01pm
      15 hours
      Many, many big trees down on the upper plunge where it runs parallel to the new cutblock. Likely a days work with a chainsaw to clear it. Trail...
      Nov 17, 2018 @ 11:33pm
      Nov 17, 2018
      Running really well, pretty much dry the whole way. First time down it, definitely a challenge to keep flow on the top section. Second half is a...
      Sep 14, 2018 @ 12:23am
      Sep 14, 2018
      Aug 26, 2018 @ 3:13pm
      Aug 26, 2018
      A bit slick. Fall is coming.
      Jul 17, 2018 @ 9:36am
      Jul 17, 2018
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 57 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
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      • 653 rides
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      Photos

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      19 |
      Sep 14, 2018 @ 12:23am
      Sep 14, 2018
      Powerhouse Plunge, My City
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      Jul 8, 2017 @ 4:04pm
      Jul 8, 2017
      Powerhouse Plunge, North Vancouver
      128 |
      Jun 18, 2017 @ 3:08pm
      Jun 18, 2017
      Powerhouse Plunge, Squamish
      779 |
      Apr 11, 2012 @ 12:48pm
      Apr 11, 2012
      Powerhouse Plunge, Squamish

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