1 miles
Distance
665 ft
Climb
-77 ft
Descent
00:25:59
Avg time

Max's Shortcut Details

  • Riding Area
    Blanchard Mountain
    Bellingham, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #22665 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    40 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Expect hiking traffic coming from the Samish Overlook parking lot headed for the Oyster Dome on most summer days.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Max's Shortcut bike trail
  • Altitude change
    589 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,411 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,025 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,411 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,000 ft
  • Grade
    8.087%
  • Grade max
    -11.149%
  • Grade min
    41.656%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1,442 ft
  • Distance flat
    238 ft
  • Avg time
    00:25:59
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:56
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Status:
on Nov 22, 2018
Wet
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to max-s-shortcut trailhead (48.614220, -122.410650)
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Max's Shortcut Trail Reports

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Nov 22, 2018 @ 5:35pm
Nov 22, 2018
Wet but all clear.
Apr 23, 2018 @ 4:10pm
Apr 23, 2018
Trails running really good, not too much mud and not dusty or loose yet.
Mar 3, 2018 @ 4:09pm
Mar 3, 2018
Quite a bit of snow but mostly rideable on a plus bike
Nov 23, 2017 @ 6:24pm
Nov 23, 2017
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Mar 3, 2018 @ 4:09pm
Mar 3, 2018
Max's Shortcut, Seattle

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag i-g-o-r (Sep 20, 2017 at 21:39)
 Always a great climbing challenge especially when wet
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