3,833 ft
Distance
5 ft
Climb
-386 ft
Descent
00:05:41
Avg time

Unemployment Line Details

  • Riding area
  • AKA
    U-Line
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Pump Track
  • Global Ranking
    #82

One of Galbraith's premiere trails, Unemployment Line is a machine built intermediate/advanced jump trail.

Large park berms and over forty jumps make this an exhilarating ride. This trail features doubles, booters, and tables showcasing the dedication and passion that went into making Unemployment Line. Like any quintessential flow trail, Unemployment Line is scalable to different rider abilities.

For newer riders it provides a smooth flowy descent with few obstacles - most obstacles are rollable, but a general rule of thumb is if it doesn't look rollable, it probably isn't. The intermediate and advanced rider can push for speed and doubles while tying together sequences of jumps. The bottom third of Unemployment received a major rebuild in early 2015 — adding massive berms, rhythm sections and two gaps. Both gaps are optional, but heads up because they come at you in the turns.

The 'slayer drop' (qualifying feature) at the start of the trail is the only wood feature on Unemployment Line.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Unemployment Line mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -381 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,112 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,493 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,493 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,112 ft
  • Grade
    -9.939%
  • Grade max
    -30.277%
  • Grade min
    3.59%
  • Distance climb
    153 ft
  • Distance down
    3,596 ft
  • Distance flat
    84 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:41
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Status:
on Mar 27, 2017
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 4.55 (34 votes)

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Unemployment Line Trail Reports

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Mar 27, 2017 @ 2:02pm
2 days
Mar 26, 2017 @ 5:34pm
2 days
Pretty wet but much better packed dirt and steeper run off than the likes of Mullet today. Completely snow free and very enjoyable riding!
Mar 15, 2017 @ 2:44pm
Mar 15, 2017
Still quite a bit of snow at the top of the trail, and thick mud as it melts. Might give this one a miss.
Feb 12, 2017 @ 9:33pm
Feb 12, 2017
Mostly tacky and good to go. There is a big hole (still? again?) in the middle of the last big berm so go high or low to avoid it.
Oct 7, 2016 @ 5:18pm
Oct 7, 2016
Minor erosion (trail braiding, small ruts developing, brake bumps) Obviously, we've been having some rain over the past few days. This morning...
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Aug 16, 2016 @ 8:12pm
Aug 16, 2016
Unemployment Line, Bellingham
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May 29, 2016 @ 5:54pm
May 29, 2016
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Mar 26, 2016 @ 1:19pm
Mar 26, 2016
Unemployment Line, My City
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Mar 21, 2016 @ 9:05pm
Mar 21, 2016
Unemployment Line, Oak Harbor

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