3,833 ft
Distance
5 ft
Climb
-386 ft
Descent
00:05:29
Avg time

Unemployment Line Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Jump, Pump Track
  • Global Ranking
    #50

One of Galbraith's premiere trails, Unemployment Line is a machine built intermediate/advanced jump trail.

Large park berms and over forty jumps make this an exhilarating ride. This trail features doubles, booters, and tables showcasing the dedication and passion that went into making Unemployment Line. Like any quintessential flow trail, Unemployment Line is scalable to different rider abilities.

For newer riders it provides a smooth flowy descent with few obstacles - most obstacles are rollable, but a general rule of thumb is if it doesn't look rollable, it probably isn't. The intermediate and advanced rider can push for speed and doubles while tying together sequences of jumps. The bottom third of Unemployment received a major rebuild in early 2015 — adding massive berms, rhythm sections and two gaps. Both gaps are optional, but heads up because they come at you in the turns.

The 'slayer drop' (qualifying feature) at the start of the trail is the only wood feature on Unemployment Line.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Unemployment Line mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -381 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,112 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,493 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,493 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,112 ft
  • Grade
    -9.939%
  • Grade max
    -30.277%
  • Grade min
    3.59%
  • Distance climb
    153 ft
  • Distance down
    3,596 ft
  • Distance flat
    84 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:29
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on Oct 7, 2016
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Avg: 4.55 (41 votes)

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Unemployment Line Trail Reports

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Oct 7, 2016 @ 5:18pm
Oct 7, 2016
Minor erosion (trail braiding, small ruts developing, brake bumps) Obviously, we've been having some rain over the past few days. This morning...
Sep 15, 2016 @ 3:56pm
Sep 15, 2016
Overall good condition. One of the best trails I've ridden!
Aug 13, 2016 @ 6:40pm
Aug 13, 2016
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Jul 19, 2016 @ 7:00am
Jul 19, 2016
Pretty dry and loose right now
Jul 4, 2016 @ 11:06pm
Jul 4, 2016
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Aug 16, 2016 @ 8:12pm
Aug 16, 2016
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May 29, 2016
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Mar 26, 2016 @ 1:19pm
Mar 26, 2016
Unemployment Line, My City
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Mar 21, 2016 @ 9:05pm
Mar 21, 2016
Unemployment Line, Oak Harbor

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