1,907 ft
Distance
-192 ft
Descent
00:01:48
Avg time

Backdoor Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Galbraith
    Bellingham, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #214 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking

Backdoor is the natural extension of SST, and continues with the theme - flowy high speed berms, jumps and some root and rock sections. Hold on tight at the bottom if you still can

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Backdoor mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -192 ft
  • Altitude min
    499 ft
  • Altitude max
    691 ft
  • Altitude start
    691 ft
  • Altitude end
    499 ft
  • Grade
    -10.065%
  • Grade max
    -31.136%
  • Grade min
    -1.499%
  • Distance down
    1,881 ft
  • Distance flat
    26 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:48
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:59
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Status:
on Aug 11, 2020
Dry
Avg: 4.45 (21 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
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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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to backdoor-8493 trailhead (48.738991, -122.422811)
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      Backdoor Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 73 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 1,951 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 3,693 rides
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      Photos

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      282 |
      Jan 16, 2020 @ 2:10pm
      Jan 16, 2020
      429 |
      Apr 19, 2019 @ 5:41am
      Apr 19, 2019
      | 4 comments
      161 |
      Aug 7, 2017 @ 8:13am
      Aug 7, 2017
      410 |
      May 30, 2014 @ 9:33am
      May 30, 2014

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag megadethe99 (May 12, 2020 at 17:27)
       Back door is the best blue end of trail section in existence.
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      youtuber Backdoor | Galbraith Mountain Biking
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