1.1 miles
Distance
-531 ft
Descent
00:08:39
Avg time

Phloem Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Maple Mountain
    Duncan, British Columbia
  • AKA
    Maple Mountain flow trail
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Jump, Gap Jump, Rock Face, Roller Coaster
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2019
  • Land Manager
    Municipality of North Cowichan

Flow trail with lots of tight berms through the trees, which makes this trail a bit unique as a flow trail. A real blast down.

Access Info

Top of Lower Xylem just before Middle Xylem turn off. Big sign makes it easy to find.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Phloem mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -533 ft
  • Altitude min
    436 ft
  • Altitude max
    969 ft
  • Altitude start
    969 ft
  • Altitude end
    436 ft
  • Grade
    -9%
  • Grade max
    -40.4%
  • Grade min
    1%
  • Distance down
    5,266 ft
  • Distance flat
    643 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:35:56
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Status:
on May 2, 2021
Dry
Avg: 4.65 (12 votes)

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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
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 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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Trail Popularity ?
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  • less popular
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      Directions to phloem-219747 trailhead (48.838920, -123.623130)
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      Phloem Trail Reports

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      May 2, 2021 @ 10:13am
      May 2, 2021
      reporter
      Apr 19, 2021 @ 9:07am
      Apr 19, 2021
      Apr 3, 2021 @ 9:04am
      Apr 3, 2021
      Apr 2, 2021 @ 9:06am
      Apr 2, 2021
      Mar 26, 2021 @ 12:51pm
      Mar 26, 2021
      reporter Trail is running awesome, middle section just received significant maintenance and improvements
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 32 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 478 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,059 rides
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      Photos

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      Apr 9, 2021 @ 1:58pm
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      Apr 9, 2021 @ 1:58pm
      Apr 9, 2021
      132 |
      May 1, 2020 @ 11:25pm
      May 1, 2020
      90 |
      Nov 21, 2019 @ 7:17pm
      Nov 21, 2019

      Routes with this trail

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      4 miles
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      8 miles
      2019 Maple Mountain Enduro race
      14 miles

      6 Reviews & Comments

      • + 3
      DarrenBlois123 (Nov 3, 2019 at 6:11)
       Really fun trail, bottom bit of uphill flow is kinda a pain but otherwise super fun trail.
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      dirtworship (Nov 3, 2019 at 18:05)
       Encountered some dirt bike bros climbing the trail, politely told them to frig off. Thier excuse was that recent logging had ruined the local Moto trails, so they decided to ride phloem instead. I guess they entered off a fire road and didn't see signage saying non motorized traffic only. They where not the brightest chaps.
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      DarrenBlois123 (Nov 4, 2019 at 6:28)
       Ran into some on Tony's Arbutus last week as well.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      Jeffob1 (May 27, 2020 at 23:24)
       Fun and flowy trail on the top and into a clearcut. Then through a darker forest, not too challenging, but nice ride.
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      GnartarSauce (Aug 11, 2020 at 1:01)
       Better flow than Double D
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      Mulay7 (Nov 11, 2020 at 11:27)
       Bah wrong post
      [Reply]

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      Videos

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      NEW FLOW TRAIL | Maple Mountain, Duncan BC
      2:35 | 630 | Nov 29, 2019 , Duncan
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