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
    #2557 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 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
    00:26:23
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:03
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Status:
on Jan 10, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.35 (15 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Lower Xylem Trail Reports

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      Jan 10, 2019 @ 11:13am
      Jan 10, 2019
      reporter Trail assessments complete and tree crews are currently working to remove all dangerous trees and overhead risks. Due to safety risk to public we...
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 2:36pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      reporter Expect significant trail blockages after the significant wind event. Many blown down trees and root balls on trails. Watch for damaged bridges and...
      Dec 15, 2018 @ 12:59pm
      Dec 15, 2018
      Bottom part of trail is closed for fire damage repairs/logging. Take the Story Trail, bit of a bypass up to Freezone, then you can access the rest...
      Nov 4, 2018 @ 3:23pm
      Nov 4, 2018
      Oct 14, 2018 @ 4:14pm
      Oct 14, 2018
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 99 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 793 rides
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      Photos

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      8 |
      Jul 2, 2018 @ 6:22pm
      Jul 2, 2018
      Lower Xylem, Vancouver
      5 |
      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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