1,460 ft
Distance
-106 ft
Descent
00:02:55
Avg time

Scorpion (Upper) Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Galbraith
    Bellingham, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #522 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #29244 in Trail Running
    • #23618 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 50 in Hiking

The upper bit of Scorpion features the large entrance drop and some fun berms and tables. There are a few relics of old wood to see off to the side of the trail as well. At the terminus of the upper section you can go right to access Das Auto Bahn or left to ride lower Scorpion.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Scorpion (Upper) mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -106 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,670 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,776 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,776 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,670 ft
  • Grade
    -7.3%
  • Grade max
    -23.3%
  • Grade min
    1.3%
  • Distance down
    1,348 ft
  • Distance flat
    112 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:55
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:10
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Status:
on Nov 13, 2021
Wet
Avg: 4.3 (10 votes)

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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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  • Variable
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      Scorpion (Upper) Trail Reports

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      Nov 13, 2021 @ 12:29pm
      Nov 13, 2021
      Oct 13, 2021 @ 1:56pm
      Oct 13, 2021
      Cleared the tree that’s just after the wood feature.
      Oct 12, 2021 @ 4:12pm
      Oct 12, 2021
      Tree still across trail after roller
      Oct 9, 2021 @ 11:42am
      Oct 9, 2021
      The tree is across the trail right after the wood feature. USE CAUTION when descending.
      Oct 8, 2021 @ 12:23pm
      Oct 8, 2021
      Large tree across trail right before hitting the road
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 14 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 663 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 5,645 rides
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      Oct 13, 2021 @ 3:50pm
      Oct 13, 2021
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      Oct 13, 2021 @ 3:50pm
      Oct 13, 2021
      58 |
      Jul 6, 2019 @ 2:25pm
      Jul 6, 2019

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