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  • Backcountry Ski
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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
      • 40
      • 49
      • 109
      • 21
      • 3
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of 16 hours
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      225
      Trails Mountain Bike
      228
      Trails Hike
      204
      Trails Trail Running
      204
      Total Distance
      108 miles
      Total Descent
      24,327 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,658 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,795 ft
      Reports
      8,561
      Photos
      1,817
      Ridden Counter
      200,494

      Photos of Galbraith Mountain Bike

      trail: Mohawk
      816 |
      Oct 29, 2018 @ 7:29pm
      Oct 29, 2018
      trail: Oly
      94 |
      Sep 29, 2018 @ 5:02pm
      Sep 29, 2018
      trail: Das Auto Bahn
      710 |
      Sep 8, 2018 @ 7:35pm
      Sep 8, 2018
      167 |
      Jul 12, 2017 @ 12:04am
      Jul 12, 2017
      568 |
      Mar 31, 2017 @ 9:34am
      Mar 31, 2017
      trail: Irish Death
      1,764 |
      Mar 31, 2017 @ 9:33am
      Mar 31, 2017
      | 3 comments
      trail: Wonderland
      543 |
      Jun 26, 2016 @ 3:16pm
      Jun 26, 2016
      | 1 comments
      619 |
      Aug 31, 2014 @ 6:32pm
      Aug 31, 2014
      | 1 comments

      Videos of Galbraith Mountain Bike

      Did you get that
      | Jul 27, 2021
      Skyler Purwins on Blue Steel
      trail: Blue Steel
      156 | Jul 8, 2021
      Clearly NOT Fast Enough!
      339 | Jun 8, 2021
      Friday Fails Crash
      107 | Jun 4, 2021
      Galby Dirt Jumps Main Line Jump #2

      27 | Jun 1, 2021
      Galbraith Dirt Jumps

      33 | Jun 1, 2021
      Galbraith Dirt Jumps Jump #2

      | Jun 1, 2021
      Galbraith Dirt Jumps Big/Main Line

      51 | Jun 1, 2021

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Boot Dryer
      Sep 18, 2021 @ 7:04pm
      2 days
      Wettttyyler Downed trees
      Atomic Dog
      Sep 15, 2021 @ 5:25pm
      Sep 15, 2021
      Prevalent MudSandwichesTree down over the trail. Be careful!!...

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Oly Spur
      Sep 20, 2021 @ 9:04am
      16 hours
      Idealbhambrew
      Vitamin R
      Sep 20, 2021 @ 9:04am
      16 hours
      Variablebhambrew
      Papa Bear
      Sep 20, 2021 @ 9:04am
      16 hours
      Idealbhambrew
      Baby Bear
      Sep 20, 2021 @ 9:04am
      16 hours
      Idealbhambrew
      V Trail
      Sep 20, 2021 @ 9:04am
      16 hours
      Variablebhambrew
      SST Alt
      Sep 20, 2021 @ 9:04am
      16 hours
      Idealbhambrew
      Wallace & Grommet
      Sep 20, 2021 @ 9:04am
      16 hours
      Idealbhambrew
      Karma
      Sep 20, 2021 @ 9:04am
      16 hours
      Idealbhambrew
      Cougar Ridge
      Sep 19, 2021 @ 4:29pm
      1 day
      Weteasyveazie Cleared storm debris. Trail is pretty wet...
      Rufus Creek Trail
      Sep 19, 2021 @ 4:25pm
      1 day
      Variableeasyveazie Cleared storm debris all the way to...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1177558bhambrewaddreportOly Spur and 7 more
      Sep 20, 2021 @ 9:16pm
      4 hours
      user #2444817easyveazieriddentrailHappy Devil and 3 more
      Sep 20, 2021 @ 8:38pm
      5 hours
      user #316124a-princeriddentrailLair of the Bear
      Sep 20, 2021 @ 2:32pm
      11 hours
      user #627845ggtriguyriddentrailUnemployment Line and 28 more
      Sep 20, 2021 @ 1:23pm
      12 hours
      user #1100383fartsmellowriddentrailDevilcross
      Sep 20, 2021 @ 11:04am
      14 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #9215jefetrailBoot DryerAll lies. If you want dry boots, look elsewhere.
      Sep 20, 2021 @ 9:54am
      16 hours
      user #2657062BizzleB3trailAtomic DogDangerous downed tree in lower half of run,...
      Sep 14, 2021 @ 11:27am
      Sep 14, 2021
      user #2179370Tgj88trailThe FingerGood trail if you want to ride something raw...
      Sep 13, 2021 @ 8:41pm
      Sep 13, 2021
      user #2179370Tgj88trailWonderland (lower)A nice way to get back to the top. Could be...
      Sep 13, 2021 @ 8:36pm
      Sep 13, 2021
      user #2179370Tgj88trailDad BodNot my favorite trail but is worth checking out.
      Sep 13, 2021 @ 8:34pm
      Sep 13, 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

      nametypecityrating
      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 Bike228106 miles24,249 ft49 miles1,657 ft
      #3#21,8108,5344073,991
      Hike20495 miles18,287 ft39 miles1,657 ft
      #4#238,062777
      Trail Running20495 miles18,287 ft39 miles1,657 ft
      #4#248,062867
      • By kyleyoungtransition & contributors
      • Admins: WMBC, kyleyoungtransition
      • #3279 - 187,600 views

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