2 miles
Distance
627 ft
Climb
-103 ft
Descent
00:26:49
Avg time

Lower Xylem Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Maple Mountain
    Duncan, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #2557 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking

The Xylem Climbing Trail is a multi-use single-track trail beautifully graded with well made switchbacks and some built-up corners. Some nice views at the start in the open clearcuts.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lower Xylem bike trail
  • Altitude change
    524 ft
  • Altitude min
    444 ft
  • Altitude max
    981 ft
  • Altitude start
    444 ft
  • Altitude end
    968 ft
  • Grade
    5.355%
  • Grade max
    -14.163%
  • Grade min
    28.79%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2,262 ft
  • Distance flat
    509 ft
  • Avg time
    00:26:49
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:03
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Status:
on Oct 6, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.4 (22 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
  • less 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
  • 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
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      Lower Xylem Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 9:20am
      Oct 6, 2019
      Sep 18, 2019 @ 3:40pm
      Sep 18, 2019
      Recent rain has left trails nearly perfect; no dust, no mud.
      Sep 10, 2019 @ 7:55pm
      Sep 10, 2019
      Sep 4, 2019 @ 9:34am
      Sep 4, 2019
      Closed due to logging
      Jul 27, 2019 @ 9:06pm
      Jul 27, 2019
      Super dry and fluffy dirt
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 17 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 560 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 793 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      5 |
      Sep 7, 2019 @ 11:47am
      Sep 7, 2019
      20 |
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 8:20pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      17 |
      Jul 2, 2018 @ 6:22pm
      Jul 2, 2018
      113 |
      Jul 24, 2017 @ 8:46am
      Jul 24, 2017

      Routes with this trail

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      9 miles
      2019 Maple Mountain Enduro race
      14 miles
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      26 miles
      BCBikeRace2018 - Day 1 (Cowichan Valley) race
      25 miles

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