483 ft
Distance
-65 ft
Descent
00:01:10
Avg time

Spirit Bear Details

  • Riding Area
    Galbraith
    Bellingham, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond (3 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Jump, Rock Face
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #470 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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 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
    00:01:10
  • Avg reverse time
    00:52:01
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Status:
on Aug 22, 2018
Avg: 5 (8 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%
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  • < 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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      Spirit Bear Trail Reports

      datedescription
      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.
      Aug 2, 2018 @ 3:55pm
      Aug 2, 2018
      Jun 20, 2018 @ 2:01pm
      Jun 20, 2018
      Jun 19, 2018 @ 6:25pm
      Jun 19, 2018
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 26 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 361 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,139 rides
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      Photos

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      Nov 27, 2018 @ 11:47pm
      Nov 27, 2018
      | 1 comments Spirit Bear, Vancouver
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      Sep 29, 2018 @ 5:19pm
      Sep 29, 2018
      Spirit Bear, Bellingham
      119 |
      Aug 13, 2018 @ 8:41am
      Aug 13, 2018
      Spirit Bear, Seattle
      289 |
      Sep 11, 2017 @ 9:54am
      Sep 11, 2017
      Spirit Bear, Bellingham

      Routes with this trail

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      14 miles
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      8 miles

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