1 miles
Distance
491 ft
Climb
-79 ft
Descent
00:27:21
Avg time

Upper Xylem Details

  • Riding Area
    Maple Mountain
    Duncan, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking
    #1487 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Final leg of the Xylem Climbing trail to reach the summit of Maple Mountain and start of Upper Maple Syrup.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Upper Xylem bike trail
  • Altitude change
    410 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,191 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,602 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,191 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,601 ft
  • Grade
    6.22%
  • Grade max
    -16.11%
  • Grade min
    37.191%
  • Distance climb
    4,779 ft
  • Distance down
    1,473 ft
  • Distance flat
    347 ft
  • Avg time
    00:27:21
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:47
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Status:
on Jan 10, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.55 (9 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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      Upper 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 30, 2018 @ 1:32pm
      Dec 30, 2018
      Major trees down
      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 @ 12:57pm
      Dec 15, 2018
      Trail is in great condition, surprisingly dry and no wind damage evident.
      Sep 7, 2018 @ 8:18am
      Sep 7, 2018
      reporter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 77 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 953 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      8 |
      Dec 30, 2018 @ 1:35pm
      Dec 30, 2018
      Upper Xylem, Victoria
      14 |
      Jul 2, 2018 @ 6:24pm
      Jul 2, 2018
      Upper Xylem, Vancouver
      65 |
      Mar 25, 2018 @ 3:17pm
      Mar 25, 2018
      Upper Xylem, Victoria
      46 |
      Mar 4, 2018 @ 6:23pm
      Mar 4, 2018
      Upper Xylem, Chemainus

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