2 miles
Distance
627 ft
Climb
-103 ft
Descent
00:26:42
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
    #2017

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 mountain 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
    00:26:42
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:03
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Status:
on Jul 15, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.55 (14 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
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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Jul 15, 2018 @ 9:55am
Jul 15, 2018
Saw a Mom bear and 2 cubs right after the big switchbacks before the rocky section - She was a bit aggressive following me in the trail and...
Jun 25, 2018 @ 10:44am
Jun 25, 2018
reporter Tree down (4-5inch diameter) roughly 500m from middle Xylem/Story Trails connector branch. Just at the edge of the old cutblock as you enter back...
May 19, 2018 @ 12:18pm
May 19, 2018
Apr 4, 2018 @ 12:06pm
Apr 4, 2018
Mar 12, 2018 @ 1:40pm
Mar 12, 2018
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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
68 |
Jul 24, 2017 @ 8:46am
Jul 24, 2017
Lower Xylem, Duncan
69 |
Jul 24, 2017 @ 8:46am
Jul 24, 2017
Lower Xylem, Duncan

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