2,356 ft
Distance
10 ft
Climb
-337 ft
Descent
00:04:28
Avg time

Evolution Details

  • Riding Area
    Galbraith
    Bellingham, Washington
  • AKA
    EVO
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    A-Frame, Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Ladder Bridge, Pump Track, Skinny
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #81 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking

Evolution (or Evo) dishes up a sophisticated blend of jumps, ladders, and drops during the half mile between the summit and RD 3000.

Evo kicks things off with a series of doubles before winding towards a long log ride feature called the Stinger (rebuilt in early 2015). The next section offers a couple of small trail-drops and table tops before arriving at a duo of abrupt ladder drops (ride arounds are present).

An off-camber sandstone slab represents the last of the rougher riding – giving way into a section of doubles before arriving back at the road. Head left to connect with either Pump Track or Unemployment Line.

Access Info

Follow the doubletrack road all the way to the towers at the top of the hill. Just keep going. There is artistic signage that marks the trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Evolution bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -327 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,454 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,781 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,781 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,454 ft
  • Grade
    -13.89%
  • Grade max
    -31.813%
  • Grade min
    9.586%
  • Distance climb
    108 ft
  • Distance down
    2,248 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:28
  • Avg reverse time
    00:27:12
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Status:
on Jan 14, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.75 (58 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
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  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Evolution Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jan 14, 2019 @ 10:33am
      3 days
      Trail is in excellent condition. Only a few slightly muddy spots near the top.
      Dec 31, 2018 @ 6:37pm
      Dec 31, 2018
      Dec 8, 2018 @ 11:05am
      Dec 8, 2018
      reporter
      Nov 3, 2018 @ 5:23pm
      Nov 3, 2018
      reporter
      Sep 29, 2018 @ 11:57am
      Sep 29, 2018
      Hero dirt!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 16 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 663 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 3,866 rides
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      Photos

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      31 |
      Dec 9, 2018 @ 10:23pm
      Dec 9, 2018
      Evolution, Bellingham
      11 |
      Dec 8, 2018 @ 5:26pm
      Dec 8, 2018
      Evolution, Bellingham
      159 |
      Jun 11, 2017 @ 9:58pm
      Jun 11, 2017
      Evolution, Bellingham
      255 |
      Feb 22, 2017 @ 11:28am
      Feb 22, 2017
      Evolution, Spokane

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