6.3 miles
Distance
669 ft
Climb
-567 ft
Descent
1,264 ft
High Point

This is a great mid mountain intermediate loop. Starts and ends on the south side. also stops at the cedar dust jump lines to have some fun.

Detailed Description
Bigshoots and the plastic chicken is a 6 mile less popular intermediate route located near Bellingham Washington. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 39 trails. This route climbs 669 ft with a max elevation of 1,264 ft then descends -567 ft.
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26 Reviews & Comments

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ashlemon (Apr 28, 2022 at 18:29)
Trail Dog Patch
This is not a green trail. Newbies are going to be doing a lot of pushing on this climb.
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GalbraithShredder75 (Jan 10, 2022 at 14:55)
Actually one of my favorites on the mountain. A nice technical XC trail with tons of roots and rocks with some good descending. Good rock roll too!
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GalbraithShredder75 (Jan 10, 2022 at 14:55)
Actually one of my favorites on the mountain. A nice technical XC trail with tons of roots and rocks with some good descending. Good rock roll too!
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GalbraithShredder75 (Jan 10, 2022 at 14:55)
Actually one of my favorites on the mountain. A nice technical XC trail with tons of roots and rocks with some good descending. Good rock roll too!
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savagefilms (Mar 31, 2021 at 6:55)
Rode down this trail yesterday for the first time. It’s really fun! Great corners plus a bonus rock roll. Would recommend
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savagefilms (Mar 31, 2021 at 6:55)
Rode down this trail yesterday for the first time. It’s really fun! Great corners plus a bonus rock roll. Would recommend
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savagefilms (Mar 31, 2021 at 6:55)
Rode down this trail yesterday for the first time. It’s really fun! Great corners plus a bonus rock roll. Would recommend
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crucialsworld (Jul 9, 2020 at 21:22)
Trail Cedar Dust
Rain collects in certain spots, easily avoidable
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crucialsworld (Jul 9, 2020 at 21:22)
Trail Cedar Dust
Rain collects in certain spots, easily avoidable
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ScuubaSteve (Jul 8, 2020 at 23:56)
Trail Dog Patch
Excellent shape
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bridgekey (Jan 30, 2020 at 10:31)
Trail Cedar Dust
Closed due to logging
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bridgekey (Jan 30, 2020 at 10:31)
Trail Cedar Dust
Closed due to logging
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Combinednathan (Oct 29, 2019 at 22:22)
Ride this instead of the road!
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lancefarmstrong (Oct 2, 2019 at 18:52)
Trail Dog Patch
Recent trail work should make for less puddles!
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yman98 (Sep 20, 2019 at 16:33)
Trail Simple Green
This trail goes hard
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yman98 (Sep 20, 2019 at 16:33)
Trail Simple Green
This trail goes hard
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dvbwn (Aug 13, 2018 at 17:05)
Good climbing trail. The two bridges make this a really fun ride through the forest.
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dvbwn (Aug 13, 2018 at 17:05)
Good climbing trail. The two bridges make this a really fun ride through the forest.
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dvbwn (Aug 13, 2018 at 17:05)
Good climbing trail. The two bridges make this a really fun ride through the forest.
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ZachMTB123 (Jun 26, 2018 at 19:32)
Trail Cedar Dust
Please update the map
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ZachMTB123 (Jun 26, 2018 at 19:32)
Trail Cedar Dust
Please update the map
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Andrewbrownak (Feb 5, 2018 at 20:45)
Trail Cow Belle
Huge deep puddle, keep it straight!
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Jules16 (Jul 25, 2017 at 17:52)
Trail Cedar Dust
Still closed because of logging
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Jules16 (Jul 25, 2017 at 17:52)
Trail Cedar Dust
Still closed because of logging
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Geography78 (Jul 16, 2017 at 13:07)
Trail Cedar Dust
Temporarily closed b/c of forestry activity
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Geography78 (Jul 16, 2017 at 13:07)
Trail Cedar Dust
Temporarily closed b/c of forestry activity
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
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  • Difficulty rating
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  • eBike Allowed
  • Ridelogs
    4
More Stats for Bigshoots and the plastic chicken mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    101 ft
  • Altitude min
    730 ft
  • Altitude start
    730 ft
  • Altitude end
    830 ft
  • Grade
    0.3%
  • Grade max
    -24%
  • Grade min
    29.1%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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