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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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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      Closed on 7 hours
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      WMBC
      (wmbcmtb.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #8
      State Ranking
      #1
      Trails
      176
      Total Distance
      89 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      44 miles
      Total Descent
      22,558 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,795 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,658 ft
      Reports
      2,421
      Photos
      1,035
      Ridden Counter
      40,836

      Photos of Galbraith Mountain Bike

      trail: Ridge Trail
      100 |
      Feb 13, 2018 @ 11:40am
      Feb 13, 2018
      Ridge Trail, Bellingham
      trail: Scorpion
      55 |
      Jan 27, 2018 @ 4:21pm
      Jan 27, 2018
      Scorpion, Tacoma
      137 |
      Dec 18, 2017 @ 7:11am
      Dec 18, 2017
      Unemployment Line, Bellingham
      trail: Air Chair
      378 |
      Aug 7, 2017 @ 8:10am
      Aug 7, 2017
      Air Chair, Bellingham
      more photos »

      Videos of Galbraith Mountain Bike

      Galby Edit
      trail: Mohawk
      7:53 | 87 | Jul 14, 2018
      No camera, no problem?
      2:54 | 6614 | Jun 21, 2018
      Summer Solstice Adventures
      trail: SST
      2:10 | 133 | Jun 21, 2018
      Just playing around
      trail: Evolution
      1:22 | 99 | Jun 6, 2018
      more videos »

      Galbraith Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Demo Route
      14 miles
      SST Quick Lap
      5 miles
      North to South loop
      11 miles
      Grasshopper to sst from birch
      6 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #1547596rmarianettitrailRadical DragonThis is most certainly not a blue trail. It is...
      Aug 19, 2018 @ 12:29pm
      2 days
      user #574015dbodoggletrailArt's TrailThis trail offers great views of Bellingham...
      Aug 13, 2018 @ 5:12pm
      Aug 13, 2018
      user #574015dbodoggletrailJack and the BeanstalkGood climbing trail. The two bridges make...
      Aug 13, 2018 @ 5:05pm
      Aug 13, 2018
      user #1605246Tgreenx2trailQuick Way OutThe previous comment is not correct. When you...
      Aug 12, 2018 @ 7:14am
      Aug 12, 2018
      user #1074362scallontrailGoldilocksThis trail is great until you get to the...
      Aug 8, 2018 @ 7:50pm
      Aug 8, 2018
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      23 hours
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