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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Maple Mountain is located just off Osborne Bay Road within the Municipal Forest Reserve owned by the District of North Cowichan. Maple Mountain is enjoyed by walkers, hikers and mountain bikers. There over 28 kilometres on 18 sanctioned trails built and maintained by the passionate trail builders and locals. The local Cowichan Trail Stewardship Society manages and maintains the trails on behalf of the Municipality.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Osborne Bay Road Parking Lot google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Pull off Osbourne bay Rd by the yellow gate with a big "Welcome to Maple Mountain Community Forest" sign.
      Links
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      Region Details
      • 6
      • 1
      • 18
      • 4
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jan 24, 2020

      Trail Running Stats

      Trails (view details)
      28
      Trails Mountain Bike
      30
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      28
      Trails Trail Running
      28
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Dirtbike
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Total Distance
      22 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      9 miles
      Total Descent
      4,285 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,240 ft
      Reports
      382
      Ridden Counter
      4

      Photos of Maple Mountain

      trail: Lower Xylem
      7 |
      Dec 26, 2019 @ 8:03pm
      Dec 26, 2019
      trail: Phloem
      16 |
      Nov 21, 2019 @ 7:18pm
      Nov 21, 2019
      trail: Lower Xylem
      123 |
      Jul 24, 2017 @ 8:46am
      Jul 24, 2017
      512 |
      Feb 22, 2016 @ 10:59pm
      Feb 22, 2016

      Videos of Maple Mountain

      Upper Maple Syrup to Phloem(1080p)
      17:28 | 56 | Dec 21, 2019
      Going down Xylem!
      8:35 | 160 | Jul 16, 2018
      170902 Maple Syrup Tristin
      6:03 | 308 | Sep 5, 2017
      170902 Maple Syrup DCent
      1:13 | 84 | Sep 5, 2017

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Logger's Lane
      Jan 21, 2020 @ 1:18pm
      Jan 21, 2020
      Prevalent MudimnotjimmyMountain Bike Very wet, soft mud holes in the middle of...

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Middle Xylem
      Jan 24, 2020 @ 2:35pm
      Jan 24, 2020
      WetEndorphinjunkie1Mountain Bike Quite wet, but all clear.
      Lower Xylem
      Jan 24, 2020 @ 2:34pm
      Jan 24, 2020
      WetEndorphinjunkie1Mountain Bike Quite wet, water running down parts of...
      Story Trail
      Jan 24, 2020 @ 2:31pm
      Jan 24, 2020
      WetEndorphinjunkie1Mountain Bike Nice to have this trail open, thanks...
      Upper Xylem
      Jan 21, 2020 @ 1:18pm
      Jan 21, 2020
      Prevalent MudimnotjimmyMountain Bike Wet, very soft ground, lots of water on...
      Lower Maple Syrup
      Jan 21, 2020 @ 1:18pm
      Jan 21, 2020
      WetimnotjimmyMountain Bike Wet, very soft, active river flowing down...
      Solar Coaster
      Nov 28, 2019 @ 8:13pm
      Nov 28, 2019
      Freeze/thaw CycleshmarvMountain Bike
      Freezone
      Nov 19, 2019 @ 11:11pm
      Nov 19, 2019
      VariableshmarvMountain Bike
      Tin Pants
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 9:46am
      Oct 13, 2019
      VariablevelorussMountain Bike Two way trail. When going in south...
      XC Extension
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 9:42am
      Oct 13, 2019
      VariablevelorussMountain Bike Two way trail
      Crofton Lake Trail - W&S
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 9:33am
      Oct 13, 2019
      VariablevelorussMountain Bike Some slight climbs but mostly undulating...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1427121Endorphinjunkie1addreportStory Trail and 3 more
      Jan 24, 2020 @ 2:33pm
      Jan 24, 2020
      user #978345imnotjimmyaddreportLower Xylem and 5 more
      Jan 21, 2020 @ 5:39pm
      Jan 21, 2020
      user #1482857ryanboumariddentrailLower Maple Syrup
      Dec 27, 2019 @ 2:40pm
      Dec 27, 2019
      user #813725vonbwishlisttrailLower Maple Syrup
      Dec 15, 2019 @ 7:13pm
      Dec 15, 2019
      user #1208445TylervanderputtenriddentrailMaple Mountain Park Road and 6 more
      Dec 4, 2019 @ 3:12pm
      Dec 4, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1473596dirtworshiptrailLower Maple SyrupThis is a super fun trail, lots of twisty...
      Oct 28, 2019 @ 11:29am
      Oct 28, 2019
      user #153394velorussreportTin PantsHeading north on the trail turn left on the...
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 9:51am
      Oct 13, 2019
      user #1649021DarrenBlois123trailSolar CoasterDon’t turn left at the first sign you see at...
      Jul 4, 2019 @ 7:27pm
      Jul 4, 2019
      user #1772488BrenticaltrailUpper XylemAwesome climbing trail. So fun. Thanks for the...
      Jun 16, 2019 @ 6:22pm
      Jun 16, 2019
      user #956244StasherreportSolar CoasterThanks for leaving the trail report, we plan...
      May 24, 2019 @ 5:43pm
      May 24, 2019

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      Mount Tzouhalem 1 20 29 14.3 km
      Channel Ridge 1 25.1 km
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