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      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
      Land Status: Managed by Local Riding Association
      Stimpson Family Nature Reserve Parking google parking directions
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      Region Details
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      • 49
      • 109
      • 21
      • 3
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of Mar 31, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      225
      Trails Mountain Bike
      229
      Trails Hike
      205
      Trails Trail Running
      205
      Total Distance
      108 miles
      Total Descent
      24,327 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,658 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,795 ft
      Reports
      8,949
      Photos
      1,846
      Ridden Counter
      207,351

      Outside+ Logo Articles

      Race Report: 2021 Galbraith Gravity Race #1
      Apr 7, 2021 from pinkbike.com
      Galbraith Gravity Racing is a Youth MTB race team based in Bellingham, Washington.

      Photos of Galbraith Mountain Bike

      trail: Mohawk
      866 |
      Oct 29, 2018 @ 7:29pm
      Oct 29, 2018
      trail: Oly
      115 |
      Sep 29, 2018 @ 5:02pm
      Sep 29, 2018
      trail: Das Auto Bahn
      731 |
      Sep 8, 2018 @ 7:35pm
      Sep 8, 2018
      181 |
      Jul 12, 2017 @ 12:04am
      Jul 12, 2017
      590 |
      Mar 31, 2017 @ 9:34am
      Mar 31, 2017
      trail: Irish Death
      1,801 |
      Mar 31, 2017 @ 9:33am
      Mar 31, 2017
      | 3 comments
      trail: Wonderland
      557 |
      Jun 26, 2016 @ 3:16pm
      Jun 26, 2016
      | 1 comments
      635 |
      Aug 31, 2014 @ 6:32pm
      Aug 31, 2014
      | 1 comments

      Videos of Galbraith Mountain Bike

      Lil gap
      trail: Pump Track
      16 | Nov 24, 2021
      Log hop
      trail: Pump Track
      17 | Nov 24, 2021
      Ski jump
      trail: Pump Track
      17 | Nov 24, 2021
      Scorp
      trail: Scorpion
      25 | Nov 17, 2021
      Did you get that
      | Jul 27, 2021
      Skyler Purwins on Blue Steel
      trail: Blue Steel
      217 | Jul 8, 2021
      Clearly NOT Fast Enough!
      366 | Jun 8, 2021
      Friday Fails Crash
      127 | Jun 4, 2021

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Rd 1000
      Nov 29, 2021 @ 11:38am
      Nov 29, 2021
      WetStepanOnTheTrail Tree down over road
      Backdoor
      Nov 26, 2021 @ 5:01pm
      Nov 26, 2021
      WetGalbraithShredder75Large tree down across trail, blocking trail
      Geneva Climber
      Nov 24, 2021 @ 8:26am
      Nov 24, 2021
      Variableemilyg28Trail Running The eroded channel cut into the trail is...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Bob's Trail
      Dec 1, 2021 @ 5:02pm
      21 hours
      Prevalent Mudjmahler TRAILFORKSlots of standing puddles
      Ridge Trail (from Viewpoint North)
      Dec 1, 2021 @ 2:04pm
      1 day
      Wetjmahler TRAILFORKS tree down
      Whoopsie Woodle
      Dec 1, 2021 @ 12:33pm
      1 day
      Wetacsmith42One large tree at top section, gonna need...
      SST
      Nov 30, 2021 @ 10:55am
      2 days
      WetFrom the edge of the clearcut all the way...
      Cedar Dust Black Jump Line
      Nov 29, 2021 @ 1:50pm
      Nov 29, 2021
      VariableStepanOnTheTrailRunning super well! Mostly dry with a few...
      Cedar Dust Blue Jump Line
      Nov 29, 2021 @ 1:48pm
      Nov 29, 2021
      VariableStepanOnTheTrailRunning super well! Mostly dry with a few...
      Spirit Bear
      Nov 29, 2021 @ 9:42am
      Nov 29, 2021
      Wetjjaap WMBC cleaned up the rut forming at the bottom...
      Pump Track
      Nov 26, 2021 @ 5:36pm
      Nov 26, 2021
      WetLahudzjBe very careful before the wooden bridge...
      Tough Love
      Nov 26, 2021 @ 5:01pm
      Nov 26, 2021
      VariableGalbraithShredder75Small tree down across trail, can...
      Oriental Express
      Nov 24, 2021 @ 9:52pm
      Nov 24, 2021
      VariableisaacascadiaTree blocking trail shortly before end of...

      Activity Feed

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      user #1136157AJMIACcommentreportBob's Trail and 3 more
      Dec 2, 2021 @ 9:59am
      4 hours
      user #1058741jmahleraddreportRidge Trail (from Viewpoint North) and 2 more
      Dec 1, 2021 @ 2:04pm
      1 day
      user #1748160acsmith42addreportWhoopsie Woodle and 1 more
      Dec 1, 2021 @ 12:33pm
      1 day
      user #91952vesaniaaddreportRidge Trail (from Viewpoint North)
      Nov 30, 2021 @ 10:36am
      2 days
      user #1397558heynoelriddentrailEvolution and 2 more
      Nov 30, 2021 @ 9:04am
      2 days

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1136157AJMIACreportRd 1000Cleared
      Dec 2, 2021 @ 10:00am
      4 hours
      user #1136157AJMIACreportWhoopsie WoodleCleared
      Dec 2, 2021 @ 10:00am
      4 hours
      user #1136157AJMIACreportRidge Trail (from Viewpoint North)Cleared
      Dec 2, 2021 @ 9:59am
      4 hours
      user #1136157AJMIACreportBob's TrailCleared
      Dec 2, 2021 @ 9:59am
      4 hours
      user #459070SloWillytrailHappy HourTree down on upper section. Otherwise, wet,...
      Nov 27, 2021 @ 3:05pm
      Nov 27, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Lake Padden 42 km
      Samish Crest Open Space 10 42.1 km
      100 Acre Woods 11 103.8 km
      Lookout Mountain 1 3 13 34 km
      Chuckanut Mountain 8 12 84.8 km

      Local Badges

      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Cedar Dust Jump Linesskill parkBellingham
      Galbraith Dirt Jumpsskill parkBellingham
      Whatcom Falls Pump Trackskill parkBellingham

      Pinkbike Articles

      Apr 7, 2021
      Race Report: 2021 Galbraith Gravity Race #1 Race Report: 2021 Galbraith Gravity Race #1
      Galbraith Gravity Racing is a Youth MTB race team based in Bellingham, Washington.
      Aug 9, 2017
      Win: Bryn Atkinson Replica Norco Range Bike and Riding Kit Win: Bryn Atkinson Replica Norco Range Bike and Riding Kit
      Here's your chance to win a replica of Bryn Atkinson's Norco Range, his riding kit, and get to ride with him when he hand delivers it to your door.
      Jun 23, 2021
      Video: Smooth &amp; Stylish in 'Just Add Dirt' Video: Smooth & Stylish in 'Just Add Dirt'
      Kona Gravity Team Rider Carlos Langelaan
      Jun 1, 2021
      Video: Transition Develops The New Patrol &amp; Hannah Bergemann Puts It Through Its Paces Video: Transition Develops The New Patrol & Hannah Bergemann Puts It Through Its Paces
      Hannah Bergemann is no stranger to fast and loose shredding.
      Oct 24, 2020
      Reader Story: Mountain Biking &amp; Trail Building Through Grief Reader Story: Mountain Biking & Trail Building Through Grief
      Gerry Creighton dedicated his first trail build to his late wife, Susan.

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike229106 miles24,249 ft49 miles1,657 ft
      #3#21,8358,9204377,330
      Hike20595 miles18,287 ft39 miles1,657 ft
      #4#248,430818
      Trail Running20595 miles18,287 ft39 miles1,657 ft
      #4#288,429985
      • By kyleyoungtransition & contributors
      • Admins: WMBC, kyleyoungtransition
      • #3279 - 194,018 views

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