483 ft
Distance
-65 ft
Descent
00:01:22
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Spirit Bear Trail

Spirit Bear Details

  • Riding area
    Galbraith
    Bellingham, Washington
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • TTFs on trail
    Rock Face
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #487

Opening in early 2015, Spirit Bear remains unfinished. What you do get is a steep granite slab roll into a large catch berm with a double following. The remaining trail is roughly scratched in and connects back into Happy Hour.

“A "one-hit" trail with the steepest rock roll at Galbraith.”

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Spirit Bear mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -65 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,437 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,502 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,502 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,437 ft
  • Grade
    -13.48%
  • Grade max
    -37.563%
  • Grade min
    -5.859%
  • Distance down
    456 ft
  • Distance flat
    26 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:22
  • Avg reverse time
    00:52:01
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Status:
on Mar 10, 2018
Wet
Avg: 5 (5 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to spirit-bear trailhead (48.715739, -122.395930)
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Spirit Bear Trail Reports

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Mar 10, 2018 @ 9:47am
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Feb 7, 2018 @ 12:30pm
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Oct 24, 2017 @ 6:17pm
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Sep 25, 2017 @ 1:00am
Sep 25, 2017
reporter Please Share with your riding friends! We are asking folks to stay off of Galbraith 9/25 - 9/26. There will be aerial spraying of glyphosate. we...
Sep 24, 2017 @ 9:32pm
Sep 24, 2017
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Oct 28, 2017 @ 9:21am
Oct 28, 2017
Spirit Bear, Seattle
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Sep 11, 2017 @ 9:54am
Sep 11, 2017
Spirit Bear, Bellingham

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