2 miles
Distance
627 ft
Climb
-103 ft
Descent
00:26:23
Avg time

Lower Xylem Details

  • Riding Area
    Maple Mountain
    Duncan, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #2713

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
    00:26:23
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:03
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Status:
on Nov 4, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.35 (15 votes)

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Trail Style
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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to lower-xylem trailhead (48.843743, -123.642135)
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Lower Xylem Trail Reports

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Nov 4, 2018 @ 3:23pm
Nov 4, 2018
Oct 14, 2018 @ 4:14pm
Oct 14, 2018
Sep 7, 2018 @ 8:18am
Sep 7, 2018
reporter The beginning section of lower Xylem remains closed after the wildfire while rehabilitation can be done. You can ride up M-100 road and reconnect...
Aug 12, 2018 @ 12:29pm
Aug 12, 2018
reporter All Trails closed due to Wildfire Fighting and safety assesments take place. Mountain is closed and please remain off mountain for safety and...
Jul 23, 2018 @ 8:51am
Jul 23, 2018
Cub up a tree in meadow below the maple syrup connector on the climbing trail. Mama and other cub not seen. ????
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Photos

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Jul 2, 2018 @ 6:22pm
Jul 2, 2018
Lower Xylem, Vancouver
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Jul 2, 2018 @ 6:22pm
Jul 2, 2018
Lower Xylem, Vancouver
73 |
Jul 24, 2017 @ 8:46am
Jul 24, 2017
Lower Xylem, Duncan
72 |
Jul 24, 2017 @ 8:46am
Jul 24, 2017
Lower Xylem, Duncan

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