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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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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 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
      Galbraith Mountain is a world class mountain destination located within riding distance of downtown Bellingham. Over 50 miles of singletrack that winds through over 3000 acres overlooking the city and Bellingham Bay.
      The mountain is accessible to all non-motorized use.
      All of the trails are built and maintained by the WMBC.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: No
      AKA: Galby
      Parking (Galbraith Lane) google parking directions
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      Region Details
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      Open on 2 days
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      WMBC
      (wmbcmtb.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #7
      State Ranking
      #1
      Trails (view details)
      185
      Trails Mountain Bike
      187
      Trails Hike
      166
      Trails Trail Running
      166
      Total Distance
      99 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      47 miles
      Total Descent
      24,373 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,658 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,795 ft
      Reports
      3,026
      Photos
      1,133
      Ridden Counter
      49,820

      Recent Trail Reports

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Little Dipper
      Dec 14, 2018 @ 12:06pm
      3 days
      Tree down on downhill blind curve
      Golden Spike (SST)
      Dec 8, 2018 @ 7:33pm
      Dec 8, 2018
      Currently must must go right on to...
      Radical Dragon
      Oct 30, 2018 @ 4:25pm
      Oct 30, 2018
      Trail under construction.. will reopen...

      Photos of Galbraith Mountain Bike

      trail: Mohawk
      63 |
      Oct 29, 2018 @ 7:29pm
      Oct 29, 2018
      Mohawk, Bellingham
      trail: Das Auto Bahn
      76 |
      Sep 8, 2018 @ 7:35pm
      Sep 8, 2018
      Das Auto Bahn, Bellingham
      trail: Mohawk
      443 |
      Jun 30, 2018 @ 11:34am
      Jun 30, 2018
      Mohawk, Bellingham
      trail: Air Chair
      454 |
      Aug 7, 2017 @ 8:10am
      Aug 7, 2017
      Air Chair, Bellingham
      more photos »

      Videos of Galbraith Mountain Bike

      Big Ride
      trail: Three Pigs
      0:56 | 172 | Dec 13, 2018
      Blade one day, Mohawk the next
      trail: Mohawk
      2:58 | 311 | Nov 13, 2018
      Mohawk
      trail: Mohawk
      1:18 | 38 | Nov 10, 2018
      All Time Fall Time
      trail: Air Chair
      1:06 | 132 | Oct 15, 2018
      more videos »

      Galbraith Mountain Bike Routes

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      North to South loop
      11 miles
      Freehub Magazine: Cougar Ridge
      2 miles
      White Trash Wednesday
      7 miles
      North 2 South 2 North
      11 miles

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1006709Andy-GranttrailRadical DragonThis will reopen Spring 2019 completely...
      Dec 11, 2018 @ 11:10am
      Dec 11, 2018
      user #541378jjaaptrailWaterfall TrailIt is the Waterfall Trail. The other one has...
      Nov 28, 2018 @ 9:48am
      Nov 28, 2018
      user #13091055piggiesreportBanditoLots of work on trail and it’s in great...
      Nov 24, 2018 @ 9:08pm
      Nov 24, 2018
      user #1482857ryanboumatrailBob's (Upper)I gotta agree with stapmike. I was really...
      Nov 11, 2018 @ 5:01pm
      Nov 11, 2018
      user #680287boxxeracetrailWaterfall TrailNo, not it's not. Waterfall "Southeast"???
      Nov 8, 2018 @ 7:43pm
      Nov 8, 2018
      more »

      Recent Activity

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      user #300842cfriesenaddridelogDec 16, 2018 ride log and 1 more
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 10:15pm
      4 hours
      user #615196mojopedaleraddridelogDec 16, 2018 ride log
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 5:25pm
      9 hours
      user #204919selebrinaddridelogDec 16, 2018 ride log
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 4:51pm
      9 hours
      user #773104dihanventeraddridelogDec 16, 2018 ride log
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 4:32pm
      9 hours
      user #566915matheau1620addridelogDec 16, 2018 ride log
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 3:22pm
      11 hours
      view more »
      • By kyleyoungtransition & contributors
      • Admins: EMBA, boxxerace, jmahler, petkatmat, WMBC, kyleyoungtransition
      • #3279 - 74,172 views

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