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      Popular Trail Networks

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      Galbraith 50 103 16 3
      Lookout Mountain 2 4 15 3
      Blanchard Mountain 3 20 4 1
      Chuckanut Mountain 8 11 7
      Samish Crest Open Space 28 7
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      Region Details
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      870
      Trails Mountain Bike
      541
      Trails E-Bike
      103
      Trails Horse
      98
      Trails Hike
      794
      Trails Trail Running
      777
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      23
      Trails Observed Trials
      14
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      14
      Trails Snowmobile
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      88
      Trails Downhill Ski
      32
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      77
      Trails Nordic Ski
      7
      Total Distance
      1,160 mile
      Total Descent
      229,282 ft
      Total Vertical
      10,747 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      10,747 ft
      Reports
      15,758
      Photos
      4,044
      Ridden Counter
      336,186

      Outside Logo Articles

      2023 Northwest Tune-Up Festival Recap
      Jul 20, 2023 from pinkbike.com
      Check out all the festival fun from the TuneUp's second year.
      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.

      Popular Whatcom County Mountain Biking Trails

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      Unemployment Line
      Galbraith
      Atomic Dog
      Galbraith
      Gate and Switch
      Galbraith
      Evolution
      Galbraith
      Dog Patch
      Galbraith
      Mullet
      Galbraith
      RD 2100
      Galbraith
      Cedar Dust
      Galbraith
      Cheech and Chong's Wild Ride
      Galbraith
      SST
      Galbraith
      Last Call
      Galbraith
      SST
      Galbraith
      Ridge Trail (from Viewpoint North)
      Galbraith
      Gate & Switch Cutoff
      Galbraith
      Wraparound
      Galbraith

      Whatcom County Mountain Bike Routes

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      ALL Braith
      Samish Crest Open Space
      83 miles
      2023 CDC Enduro Bonus Round Galbraith: Sport Course
      Lake Padden
      12 miles
      Demo Route
      Galbraith
      14 miles
      Double Black, Double Down
      Chuckanut Mountain
      6 miles
      wmbc 5/18 route plan
      Lake Padden
      7 miles
      2023 CDC Enduro Bonus Round Galby Pro/Expert/Hardtail
      Lake Padden
      Vikes Galbraith Loop
      Galbraith
      20 miles
      Northside Raw & Natural
      Samish Crest Open Space
      16 miles
      Quick Noob Loop - South Side
      Galbraith
      5 miles
      Grasshopper to sst from birch
      Galbraith
      6 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 7 rides
      Yesterday
      • 51 rides
      Past Week
      • 789 rides

      Photos of Whatcom County Mountain Bike

      trail: British Army
      376 |
      Jan 26, 2020 @ 5:36pm
      Jan 26, 2020
      trail: Oly
      329 |
      Sep 29, 2018 @ 5:02pm
      Sep 29, 2018
      trail: Das Auto Bahn
      1,118 |
      Sep 8, 2018 @ 7:35pm
      Sep 8, 2018
      | 1 comments
      363 |
      Jul 12, 2017 @ 12:04am
      Jul 12, 2017
      804 |
      Mar 31, 2017 @ 9:34am
      Mar 31, 2017
      trail: Irish Death
      2,536 |
      Mar 31, 2017 @ 9:33am
      Mar 31, 2017
      | 3 comments
      trail: Wonderland
      769 |
      Jun 26, 2016 @ 3:16pm
      Jun 26, 2016
      | 1 comments
      772 |
      Aug 31, 2014 @ 6:32pm
      Aug 31, 2014
      | 1 comments

      Videos of Whatcom County Mountain Bike

      Blanchard Biking
      61 | Jan 8, 2024
      Food features
      trail: 911
      30 | Nov 17, 2023
      June
      trail: Mohawk
      48 | Jul 11, 2023
      Cody Falls in Love
      17 | Jun 25, 2023
      First Time
      9 | Jun 25, 2023
      Waldoe206
      16 | Jun 25, 2023
      Cody's First Ride
      14 | Jun 25, 2023
      Falling in easiest section of the race
      trail: Vitamin R
      | Jun 22, 2023

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Irish Death
      Galbraith
      Feb 13, 2024 @ 1:05pm
      Feb 13, 2024
      Prevalent MuddrbiggsIt's getting pretty peanut-buttery. Could...

      Recent Trail Reports

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      hickinkrsvpeventactivity #49419977
      Feb 22, 2024 @ 10:34am
      5 hours
      Zx9u7CLwishlistregionactivity #49403026
      Feb 21, 2024 @ 11:22pm
      16 hours
      LucasCannizzaroaddreportactivity #49392198
      Feb 21, 2024 @ 5:06pm
      22 hours
      LucasCannizzaroaddreportactivity #49392197 and 5 more
      Feb 21, 2024 @ 5:06pm
      22 hours
      jaredpalfreyvotetrailactivity #49389082 and 8 more
      Feb 21, 2024 @ 9:35am
      1 day

      Recent Comments

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      ConnorQJO0m2trailThe HornEasily the best trail I've ridden in the...
      Feb 20, 2024 @ 10:21am
      2 days
      chasingjoytrailScorpionWhat a great trails! It's the perfect 'choose...
      Feb 19, 2024 @ 9:39pm
      3 days
      chunky-tech-doctortrailRick RolledDid it today great trail but it's definitely...
      Feb 17, 2024 @ 10:23pm
      Feb 17, 2024
      khackemreportOld Bob'sTrees are clear! Thanks for the report.
      Feb 8, 2024 @ 7:48pm
      Feb 8, 2024
      shaunlwilsontrailThe HornIt’s still pretty good wet. Just need purple...
      Feb 5, 2024 @ 10:54pm
      Feb 5, 2024

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike541517 miles111,089 ft215 miles5,584 ft
      3,89815,679173118,948
      E-Bike103231 miles31,175 ft79 miles5,577 ft
      412,70983,590
      Horse98312 miles43,415 ft101 miles8,930 ft
      4,07213
      Hike7941,123 mile200,564 ft395 miles10,748 ft
      9214,725516,531
      Trail Running7771,087 mile198,553 ft392 miles10,748 ft
      3914,739296,613
      Dirtbike/Moto2372 miles9,724 ft23 miles4,767 ft
      4,058109
      Observed Trials1456 miles8,163 ft18 miles4,744 ft
      42711
      ATV/ORV/OHV1441 miles5,302 ft14 miles4,150 ft
      64,0519
      Snowmobile16 miles420 ft2 miles1,611 ft
      819
      Snowshoe88189 miles33,494 ft50 miles10,417 ft
      747
      Downhill Ski3218 miles15,177 ft14 miles3,478 ft
      172,636
      Backcountry Ski77153 miles31,283 ft43 miles10,135 ft
      7771
      Nordic Ski711 miles512 ft4 miles2,044 ft
      8120
      • By flowmotiontrailtours & contributors
      • Admins: EMBA, NMA, EMBA-Staff, codyolsen, pawalker, jmahler, alextrails9, sanfret, mattcr, WMBC
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