1 miles
Distance
35 ft
Climb
-707 ft
Descent
00:12:41
Avg time

Powerhouse Plunge Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Diamond Head
    Squamish, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #13027 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 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
    00:12:41
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Status:
on Oct 30, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3.8 (20 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Powerhouse Plunge Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 30, 2019 @ 6:41am
      Oct 30, 2019
      reporter A few broken pieces of wood work in upper section
      Sep 29, 2019 @ 12:25pm
      Sep 29, 2019
      May 15, 2019 @ 10:19am
      May 15, 2019
      Jan 20, 2019 @ 7:01pm
      Jan 20, 2019
      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...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 196 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
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      • 653 rides
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      Nov 11, 2019 @ 10:16pm
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      Sep 14, 2018 @ 12:23am
      Sep 14, 2018
      232 |
      Jun 18, 2017 @ 3:08pm
      Jun 18, 2017
      833 |
      Apr 11, 2012 @ 12:48pm
      Apr 11, 2012

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