1,336 ft
Distance
3 ft
Climb
-76 ft
Descent
00:03:17
Avg time

Galbraith Gap Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Galbraith Gap
    State College, Pennsylvania
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    All Year
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #19370 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #128 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Short connector trail that is traditional used in the downward direction from Laurel Run Rd back to the Galbraith Gap Parking area. This trail has long been known to the locals as Carcass Trail. The Black diamond rating applies to the latter portion that would be accessed by turning left to continue on the trail vs. riding Bear Meadows Rd.

More Stats for Galbraith Gap Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -74 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,342 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,416 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,416 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,342 ft
  • Grade
    -5.53%
  • Grade max
    -21.231%
  • Grade min
    2.043%
  • Distance climb
    229 ft
  • Distance down
    1,047 ft
  • Distance flat
    43 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:17
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:37
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Status:
on Oct 13, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4 (3 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
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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
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      Galbraith Gap Trail Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 10 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 192 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 930 rides
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      May 15, 2018 @ 5:58pm
      May 15, 2018

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      Trail Etiquette With Chaz
      3:40 | 14718 | Oct 11, 2016 , State College
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