14 miles
Distance
3,127 ft
Climb
-3,932 ft
Descent
01:05:00
Avg time

Powerline Pass Details

  • Riding Area
    Chugach State Park
    Anchorage, Alaska
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    MAY - OCT
  • Local Popularity
    15 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Powerline Pass is a long connector Jeep trail that follows the main power lines from Anchorage to Indian Valley.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Powerline Pass bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -805 ft
  • Altitude min
    267 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,659 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,072 ft
  • Altitude end
    267 ft
  • Grade
    -1.098%
  • Grade max
    -47.377%
  • Grade min
    24.178%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    645 ft
  • Avg time
    01:05:00
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Status:
on Apr 30, 2018
Snow Covered
Avg: 2.75 (4 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

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  • 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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      Nov 8, 2018 @ 4:48pm
      Nov 8, 2018
      Powerline Pass, Anchorage
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      Nov 8, 2018 @ 4:48pm
      Nov 8, 2018
      Powerline Pass, Anchorage
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      Apr 30, 2018 @ 8:55am
      Apr 30, 2018
      Powerline Pass, My City
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      Oct 3, 2017 @ 5:06pm
      Oct 3, 2017
      Powerline Pass, My City

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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag TheShack (Apr 30, 2018 at 8:54)
       Very snowy
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      • + 1
      flag rm7freerider (Aug 19, 2018 at 20:21)
       Kinda interesting if you've never done it, but double-track trail is fairly straight the whole way (not like singletrack) and descent off the backside is very steep without much redeeming qualities. Even the backside isn't a "trail" in the sense that you'd think, just a steep jeep/access type road. Can shuttle this or ride a loop and back on the Seward Highway if you are really brave. Make sure your brakepads are in good condition before you try to go up and over to Indian.
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