2,403 ft
Distance
183 ft
Climb
-11 ft
Descent
00:06:21
Avg time

QOD Alternate Climb Details

  • Riding Area
    Galbraith
    Bellingham, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #404 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking

New climbing trail (2017) parallels the classic Ridge Trail. Several tight back to back switchbacks, but generally an easier climb than the Ridge Trail. Starts after powerline trail on the left and puts you out at the view spot.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for QOD Alternate Climb bike trail
  • Altitude change
    172 ft
  • Altitude min
    679 ft
  • Altitude max
    852 ft
  • Altitude start
    680 ft
  • Altitude end
    852 ft
  • Grade
    7.17%
  • Grade max
    -8.649%
  • Grade min
    26.895%
  • Distance climb
    1,784 ft
  • Distance down
    415 ft
  • Distance flat
    204 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:21
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:38
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Status:
on Jan 16, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.35 (3 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%
  • > 50%
  • < 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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      QOD Alternate Climb Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 50 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 991 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 3,669 rides
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      North to South loop
      11 miles

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