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      Galbraith Mountain is a world class mountain destination located within riding distance of downtown Bellingham. Over 70 miles of singletrack that winds through over 3000 acres overlooking the city and Bellingham Bay.
      All of the trails are built and maintained by the WMBC.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      AKA: Galby
      Land Status: Managed by Local Riding Association
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      Region Details
      • 50
      • 104
      • 16
      • 3
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of May 18, 2024
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      177
      Trails Mountain Bike
      181
      Trails E-Bike
      3
      Trails Hike
      148
      Trails Trail Running
      149
      Total Distance
      70 miles
      Total Descent
      17,515 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,406 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,784 ft
      Reports
      13,702
      Photos
      2,199
      Ridden Counter
      356,532

      Outside Logo Articles

      Race Report: Galbraith Gravity Spring Series Race #4 Air Chair
      Apr 30, 2023 from pinkbike.com
      We had a double header this weekend.
      Northwest Tune-Up, Bike, Music & Beer Festival, Returns to Bellingham, WA, July 14-16, 2023
      Dec 7, 2022 from pinkbike.com
      The Northwest Tune-Up, the Pacific Northwest’s premier bikes, music and beer festival, will return to beautiful Bellingham, WA, July 14-16.
      Recap: The First-Ever NW Tune-Up Festival Featured Bikes & Music in Bellingham
      Jul 13, 2022 from pinkbike.com
      The celebration of PNW culture was a big hit.
      Hannah Bergemann's Hangtime Freeride Event Returns for 2022
      Sep 13, 2022 from pinkbike.com
      Hangtime, a women’s freeride event hosted by Hannah Bergemann on the Blue Steel jump line in Bellingham, Washington, will be returning for 2022.

      Photos of Galbraith Mountain Bike

      trail: Mohawk
      1,607 |
      Oct 29, 2018 @ 7:29pm
      Oct 29, 2018
      trail: Oly
      344 |
      Sep 29, 2018 @ 5:02pm
      Sep 29, 2018
      trail: Das Auto Bahn
      1,153 |
      Sep 8, 2018 @ 7:35pm
      Sep 8, 2018
      | 1 comments
      395 |
      Jul 12, 2017 @ 12:04am
      Jul 12, 2017
      828 |
      Mar 31, 2017 @ 9:34am
      Mar 31, 2017
      trail: Irish Death
      2,631 |
      Mar 31, 2017 @ 9:33am
      Mar 31, 2017
      | 3 comments
      trail: Wonderland
      797 |
      Jun 26, 2016 @ 3:16pm
      Jun 26, 2016
      | 1 comments
      790 |
      Aug 31, 2014 @ 6:32pm
      Aug 31, 2014
      | 1 comments

      Videos of Galbraith Mountain Bike

      Pants cam down drop in
      trail: SST Alt
      | May 18, 2024
      Food features
      trail: 911
      44 | Nov 17, 2023
      June
      trail: Mohawk
      61 | Jul 11, 2023
      Falling in easiest section of the race
      trail: Vitamin R
      | Jun 22, 2023
      Super Core Freeride
      trail: Boot Dryer
      493 | Apr 10, 2023
      Borat
      341 | Jul 17, 2022
      #FridayFails
      trail: Boot Dryer
      341 | Jul 17, 2022
      Friday fail
      327 | Jun 24, 2022

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Stick
      May 14, 2024 @ 2:48pm
      May 14, 2024
      IdealTf-es Janky bridge has a board coming loose
      Cedar Dust Pro Jump Line
      May 4, 2024 @ 6:37am
      May 4, 2024
      IdealLucasCannizzaro
      Tough Love
      May 2, 2024 @ 3:09pm
      May 2, 2024
      Unknownvermin02

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      JoshhoxTf7riddentrailactivity #53009367 and 2 more
      May 22, 2024 @ 8:08pm
      3 hours
      AmberfKMcn6riddentrailactivity #53003618 and 33 more
      May 22, 2024 @ 5:54pm
      5 hours
      Velly11votetrailactivity #53000444
      May 22, 2024 @ 4:36pm
      7 hours
      Jessica4444wishlisttrailactivity #52975604
      May 22, 2024 @ 5:25am
      18 hours
      cascademountainbikerwishlistregionactivity #52967261
      May 21, 2024 @ 9:23pm
      1 day

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      cmontgomerybermsreportBob's TrailTree down not too far into the trail
      May 16, 2024 @ 4:01pm
      May 16, 2024
      Logs2012trailBlue SteelThese jumps are sick so floaty and smooth
      May 14, 2024 @ 8:59pm
      May 14, 2024
      casmith9trailWhoopsie WoodleIs this supposed to be an equestrian trail?
      May 14, 2024 @ 2:55pm
      May 14, 2024
      jefetrailCedar Dust Pro Jump LineRIP
      May 13, 2024 @ 5:33pm
      May 13, 2024
      manualmiketrailGrasshopperTrail is open now opens in April.
      May 13, 2024 @ 6:19am
      May 13, 2024

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Lake Padden 1 52 km
      Samish Crest Open Space 28 72.1 km
      Whatcom Falls Park 9 12.8 km
      Hog's Pond 43.4 km
      Lookout Mountain 2 4 15 33.7 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike18068 miles17,136 ft35 miles1,407 ft
      #2#12,16313,65891139,120
      E-Bike3
      #1#1211,2103,928
      Hike14857 miles10,801 ft24 miles1,407 ft
      #2#1512,7221,428
      Trail Running14959 miles11,388 ft25 miles1,407 ft
      #2#12912,740163,423
      • By kyleyoungtransition & contributors
      • Admins: WMBC, WMBC
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