4,983 ft
Distance
27 ft
Climb
-487 ft
Descent
00:05:55
Avg time

Bob's (Upper) Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Galbraith
    Bellingham, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat, Adaptive MTB
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    February-October
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #773 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 55 in Hiking

Bobs is a fun, popular, well tended-to trail with multiple drops, jumps and berms that twists through the trees.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Bob's (Upper) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -460 ft
  • Altitude min
    520 ft
  • Altitude max
    980 ft
  • Altitude start
    980 ft
  • Altitude end
    520 ft
  • Grade
    -9.23%
  • Grade max
    -35.687%
  • Grade min
    7.438%
  • Distance climb
    591 ft
  • Distance down
    4,131 ft
  • Distance flat
    262 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:55
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Status:
on Oct 11, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.6 (19 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 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
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  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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
  • 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 bob-s-upper-9768 trailhead (48.728020, -122.424000)
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      Bob's (Upper) Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 11, 2019 @ 8:10pm
      Oct 11, 2019
      The new bit is a bit soft but continues to improve
      Oct 8, 2019 @ 12:22am
      Oct 8, 2019
      Nice! In great shape.
      Sep 19, 2019 @ 9:39am
      Sep 19, 2019
      puddle gone, bit muddy in the reroute section
      Sep 16, 2019 @ 8:04am
      Sep 16, 2019
      no mud up top, new reroute with sick berms is full of water currently
      Aug 15, 2019 @ 11:23am
      Aug 15, 2019
      A little dusty in some berms
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 15 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 1,353 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,276 rides
      •  

      Photos

      more »
      10 |
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 10:25am
      Oct 12, 2019
      40 |
      Nov 1, 2017 @ 11:03am
      Nov 1, 2017
      48 |
      Aug 21, 2017 @ 4:04pm
      Aug 21, 2017
      3,826 |
      Mar 14, 2012 @ 11:05pm
      Mar 14, 2012
      | 12 comments

      Routes with this trail

      more »
      titleratingdistance
      North 2 South 2 North
      11 miles
      Transition Factory Demo - Skill & Jump (1 hour)
      5 miles
      Family sized Enduro Lap
      9 miles
      Galbraith +
      27 miles

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 2
      flag stapmike (Sep 13, 2017 at 14:14)
       Awesome trail. My favorite on the mountain. Wish there was a faster way to loop it for multiple runs.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag ryanbouma CTSS (Nov 11, 2018 at 17:01)
       I gotta agree with stapmike. I was really impressed with this trail. Great combo of air time, flow, tech, and the grade didnt end the trail too fast. Just awesome.
      [Reply]

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