1 miles
Distance
214 ft
Climb
-1,038 ft
Descent
00:16:45
Avg time
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Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Diamond Head
    Squamish, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (4 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Season
    Dry
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #139 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking

Pretty much incorporates the best of squamish minus the machine-built flow. This hand-built trail is a masterpiece, a labour of love, and a great all-round ride. Rock slabs, bridges, flowy loam... it's all there. The access climb gets your heart going and then it's pretty much all downhill from there minus a few pedal spots. Great flow throughout, you don't need to use your brakes the whole time.

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More Stats for Somewhere Over There mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -825 ft
  • Altitude min
    440 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,265 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,265 ft
  • Altitude end
    440 ft
  • Grade
    -13.639%
  • Grade max
    -49.091%
  • Grade min
    41.035%
  • Distance climb
    1,766 ft
  • Distance down
    4,195 ft
  • Distance flat
    86 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:45
  • Avg reverse time
    00:44:43
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Status:
on Aug 13, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 4.85 (77 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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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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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      Somewhere Over There Trail Reports

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      Aug 13, 2020 @ 8:07am
      1 days
      Didn't notice the missing rung but there are a few spots on the drunken bridge where slats are loose. Stay centered!
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 9:34am
      Aug 3, 2020
      Rung missing near start of long ladder bridge. Leaves a gap big enough to surprise, but not big enough to fully trap a tire. As it suddenly...
      Jul 19, 2020 @ 9:00am
      Jul 19, 2020
      Jun 20, 2020 @ 3:17pm
      Jun 20, 2020
      Tree cleared
      Jun 17, 2020 @ 6:37pm
      Jun 17, 2020
      Large tree down across trail, blocking trail
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 17 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 504 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,537 rides
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      Photos

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      Nov 20, 2017 @ 5:08pm
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      Sep 11, 2017 @ 11:45am
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      14 Reviews & Comments

      • + 2
      flag stewspooner KCTS (Aug 10, 2017 at 13:16)
       A fun, challenging, but never crazy trail, in surprisingly good condition. One of Squamish's best.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag mtbporru (Jul 21, 2018 at 12:12)
       Anyone know which trail is to the right of it, no sign?
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag Sun2306 (Jul 21, 2018 at 14:32)
       Moto
      [Reply]
      • + 3
      flag tubbnation (Aug 9, 2018 at 6:05)
       unrelated dead guys
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      flag Sun2306 (Aug 9, 2018 at 7:51)
       shhh
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag chubby5000 (Sep 1, 2018 at 23:00)
       Awesome trail. It was the final stage in the 2018 Gryphon and oh boy was it scary pinning it down this trail at race speed. At the bottom we were laughing because at one point there were 8 fixing their flat tires! Very well built trail that makes excellent use of the terrain. Super fun rock rolls. Would ride again.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag crashelman (Sep 14, 2018 at 11:34)
       Pretty challenging rock slabs if it’s slippery, great when it’s not! Has wood and drops too!
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      flag rexluthor (Oct 2, 2018 at 16:08)
       When I think of mountain biking, this is my ideal vision. What a great trail.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag mikemartinson (May 13, 2019 at 14:33)
       Absolute classic
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag sagn9 (Jul 1, 2019 at 9:54)
       Lost a Wahoo Elemnt Bolt on June 17. Anyone come across it?
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag daverdb OMBA (Jul 20, 2019 at 9:04)
       One of my favourites in Squamish, I did have to use my brakes once of twice though...
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag Edu888 (Aug 14, 2019 at 17:38)
       Really fun, never gets extremely difficult or risky other than the initial rock roll.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag twowheeledwanderer (Nov 14, 2019 at 11:19)
       The best of Squamish for sure. Rock rollers, steep rocky/rooty pitches, xc climbing, and some fast flow. Other trail favorites in Squamish are:
      twowheeledwanderer.com/posts/my-8-favorite-mountain-bike-trails-in-squamish-bc
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Jeffob1 (Jun 15, 2020 at 12:55)
       Such a great trail! Countless rock features to ride. Best of everything on this one. The climb to get to the trailhead is technical and demands a lot of energy. The trailhead is a large rock slab between a couple of trees and a small dip at the bottom.
      [Reply]

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