3,716 ft
Distance
42 ft
Climb
-199 ft
Descent
00:06:21
Avg time

Keystone Details

  • Riding Area
    Galbraith
    Bellingham, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking

Keystone is one of the original singletrack trails on Galbraith, dating back to the dawn of mountain biking. Probably originally created by motos, it was mostly clear cut a few years ago and re-routed and completely rebuilt - including an awesome bridge across the gorge at the bottom. Most people ride Keystone down hill and connect with Bottle Opener to access Oly or Keiser trails, although it rides uphill well and will put you out at the bottom of Wonderland if the goal is to climb to the Towers on singletrack.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Keystone bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -156 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,334 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,502 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,502 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,346 ft
  • Grade
    -4.199%
  • Grade max
    -25.556%
  • Grade min
    17.574%
  • Distance climb
    684 ft
  • Distance down
    2,331 ft
  • Distance flat
    668 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:21
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:40
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Status:
on Oct 30, 2018
Wet
Avg: 3.8 (10 votes)

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Trail Style
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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to keystone trailhead (48.715080, -122.389650)
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Keystone Trail Reports

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Oct 30, 2018 @ 3:00pm
Oct 30, 2018
Lots of puddles - needs some drain TLC, especially in the lower clear cut section.
Sep 23, 2018 @ 1:21pm
Sep 23, 2018
FAST and tacky.
Aug 22, 2018 @ 5:00am
Aug 22, 2018
Aug 21, 2018 @ 12:31pm
Aug 21, 2018
reporter Reminder folks! We’re asking everyone to stay off of Galbraith today. Spraying is occurring this AM on many of the roads.
Jul 29, 2018 @ 11:51am
Jul 29, 2018
Huckleberries are prime for a mid ride snack.
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Sep 29, 2018 @ 5:01pm
Sep 29, 2018
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Jan 1, 2015 @ 8:13pm
Jan 1, 2015
Keystone, Bellingham
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Jan 1, 2015 @ 8:13pm
Jan 1, 2015
Keystone, Bellingham
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Sep 22, 2014 @ 9:40pm
Sep 22, 2014
Keystone, Bellingham

Routes with this trail

titleratingdistance
North to South loop
11 miles
Demo Route
14 miles

1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag jefe (Apr 3, 2017 at 9:45)
 Good climbing trail, poor descent even for beginners. Nearby Happy Hour is a much better way down for all skill levels.
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