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      Popular Trail Networks

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      Galbraith 46 100 15 3
      Lookout Mountain 2 4 16 3
      Chuckanut Mountain 8 12 8
      Blanchard Mountain 3 21 2
      100 Acre Woods 11 10
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      Region Details
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      566
      Trails Mountain Bike
      412
      Trails E-Bike
      61
      Trails Horse
      50
      Trails Hike
      533
      Trails Trail Running
      526
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      18
      Trails Observed Trials
      16
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      17
      Trails Snowmobile
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      5
      Trails Downhill Ski
      1
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      4
      Trails Nordic Ski
      1
      Total Distance
      738 miles
      Total Descent
      155,682 ft
      Total Vertical
      10,687 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      10,687 ft
      Reports
      13,189
      Photos
      3,919
      Ridden Counter
      244,998

      Outside Logo Articles

      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.
      Find Fewer Crowds in North Cascades National Park
      Oct 3, 2021 from myolympicpark.com
      In Washington State east of Olympic National Park
      North Cascades National Park: Copper Ridge to Big Beaver Trail
      Sep 19, 2013 from backpacker.com
      Come for the sheer, glaciated peaks, but be mesmerized by rain-fed waterfalls that pour down on all sides along this weeklong trip in North...
      The High Life: Hidden Lake Peak Fire Lookout, WA
      Nov 14, 2012 from backpacker.com
      Claim an eagle's roost above Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

      Popular Whatcom County Mountain Biking Trails

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

      Whatcom County Mountain Bike Routes

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      ALL Braith
      Samish Crest Open Space
      83 miles
      Double Black, Double Down
      Chuckanut Mountain
      6 miles
      Demo Route
      Galbraith
      14 miles
      Northside Raw & Natural
      Samish Crest Open Space
      16 miles
      wmbc 5/18 route plan
      Lake Padden
      7 miles
      Vikes Galbraith Loop
      Galbraith
      20 miles
      Quick Noob Loop - South Side
      Galbraith
      5 miles
      Grasshopper to sst from birch
      Galbraith
      6 miles
      Top Three Steep Rock Rolls
      Galbraith
      9 miles
      galbraith xc loop to u-line
      Galbraith
      9 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 73 rides
      Past Week
      • 465 rides

      Photos of Whatcom County Mountain Bike

      trail: Mohawk
      1,238 |
      Oct 29, 2018 @ 7:29pm
      Oct 29, 2018
      trail: Oly
      232 |
      Sep 29, 2018 @ 5:02pm
      Sep 29, 2018
      trail: Das Auto Bahn
      979 |
      Sep 8, 2018 @ 7:35pm
      Sep 8, 2018
      | 1 comments
      288 |
      Jul 12, 2017 @ 12:04am
      Jul 12, 2017
      721 |
      Mar 31, 2017 @ 9:34am
      Mar 31, 2017
      trail: Irish Death
      2,200 |
      Mar 31, 2017 @ 9:33am
      Mar 31, 2017
      | 3 comments
      trail: Wonderland
      694 |
      Jun 26, 2016 @ 3:16pm
      Jun 26, 2016
      | 1 comments
      723 |
      Aug 31, 2014 @ 6:32pm
      Aug 31, 2014
      | 1 comments

      Videos of Whatcom County Mountain Bike

      Borat
      83 | Jul 17, 2022
      #FridayFails
      trail: Boot Dryer
      149 | Jul 17, 2022
      Friday fail
      165 | Jun 24, 2022
      Oops , kinda overshot that
      trail: Mullet
      | Apr 2, 2022
      Trail Bike No Hander
      | Mar 31, 2022
      Lil gap
      trail: Pump Track
      101 | Nov 24, 2021
      Log hop
      trail: Pump Track
      115 | Nov 24, 2021
      Ski jump
      trail: Pump Track
      78 | Nov 24, 2021

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Lair of the Bear
      Galbraith
      Feb 6, 2023 @ 2:03pm
      3 days
      Prevalent Mudjjaap WMBC Recent trail work over the weekend,...
      Huckleberry Point
      Chuckanut Mountain
      Feb 2, 2023 @ 7:10am
      Feb 2, 2023
      IdealrailinObserved Trials Largish Tree down on mid/upper?...
      Cedar Dust Black Jump Line
      Galbraith
      Jan 29, 2023 @ 2:24pm
      Jan 29, 2023
      Freeze/thaw CycleSandwichesVERY mushy on the start, did not go...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      RD 2100
      Galbraith
      Feb 7, 2023 @ 6:38pm
      1 day
      Prevalent Mudmajor mud where A-dog crosses over the road.Sandwiches
      Pipeline / Gate and Switch Connector
      Galbraith
      Feb 7, 2023 @ 6:37pm
      1 day
      Variable Cleared most of the drain that was...Sandwiches
      Gate & Switch Cutoff
      Galbraith
      Feb 7, 2023 @ 6:35pm
      1 day
      Variable Cleared most clogged drains that were...Sandwiches
      Gate and Switch
      Galbraith
      Feb 7, 2023 @ 6:35pm
      1 day
      Variable Cleared out majority of clogged drains...Sandwiches
      Ridge Trail (from Viewpoint North)
      Galbraith
      Feb 6, 2023 @ 11:18am
      3 days
      Variablejmahler TRAILFORKS
      QOD Alternate Climb
      Galbraith
      Feb 6, 2023 @ 3:18am
      Feb 6, 2023
      Variablejmahler TRAILFORKS
      Road
      Samish Crest Open Space
      Feb 6, 2023 @ 3:18am
      Feb 6, 2023
      Variablejmahler TRAILFORKS
      Other Center
      Galbraith
      Feb 6, 2023 @ 3:18am
      Feb 6, 2023
      Variablejmahler TRAILFORKS
      El Pollo Connector
      Galbraith
      Feb 6, 2023 @ 3:18am
      Feb 6, 2023
      Variablejmahler TRAILFORKS
      Ewok Village
      Galbraith
      Feb 6, 2023 @ 3:18am
      Feb 6, 2023
      Variablejmahler TRAILFORKS

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1042164bicycles4lifewishlistrouteALL Braith
      Feb 8, 2023 @ 4:27pm
      11 hours
      user #2754208minimalmtbaddvideoDad Bod - Galbraith Mountain Biking
      Feb 8, 2023 @ 8:02am
      20 hours
      user #2631199SandwichesaddreportGate and Switch and 3 more
      Feb 7, 2023 @ 6:35pm
      1 day
      user #3242227GarytheSnail718wishlisttrailMullet
      Feb 7, 2023 @ 2:42pm
      2 days
      user #3069971ambarishdewishlistrouteHappy devil galby backcountry route
      Feb 7, 2023 @ 2:08pm
      2 days

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1371260dan-kskitrailDJ - Raymond ConnectorNot sure this trail actually exists. Got...
      Feb 6, 2023 @ 10:15am
      3 days
      user #2631199SandwichesreportScorpion (Upper)Some of the top section could use some TLC but...
      Jan 27, 2023 @ 7:07pm
      Jan 27, 2023
      user #2631199SandwichesreportDas Auto BahnApproximately 5 hours worked per volunteer
      Jan 14, 2023 @ 5:58pm
      Jan 14, 2023
      user #1650283LuluPreportNew IssuesOld Issues!
      Jan 1, 2023 @ 4:31pm
      Jan 1, 2023
      user #3020409SbweatherstrailUnemployment LineTrail closed - Maurice is watching…
      Dec 27, 2022 @ 11:23am
      Dec 27, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike411337 miles82,552 ft149 miles5,951 ft
      3,82513,146136153,151
      E-Bike61112 miles16,394 ft42 miles5,942 ft
      10,77042,625
      Horse50181 miles23,825 ft65 miles6,519 ft
      4,1228
      Hike528718 miles145,397 ft281 miles10,686 ft
      4912,393276,595
      Trail Running526710 miles145,738 ft282 miles10,686 ft
      3712,401179,184
      Dirtbike/Moto1835 miles3,829 ft11 miles5,322 ft
      4,11672
      Observed Trials1634 miles3,570 ft10 miles4,997 ft
      42030
      ATV/ORV/OHV1734 miles3,829 ft11 miles5,322 ft
      64,11612
      Snowmobile16 miles420 ft2 miles1,611 ft
      117
      Snowshoe513 miles2,201 ft3 miles6,198 ft
      43
      Downhill Ski16 miles420 ft2 miles1,611 ft
      12
      Backcountry Ski43 miles2,182 ft1 mile3,245 ft
      191
      Nordic Ski11 mile784 ft
      56
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