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Grouse Grind

Grouse Grind

Trail and Gym
North Vancouver
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  • Alexa (@ladylexy) A.
    "Grouse Mountain and ride the Gondola"(3 Tips)
    Melissa C.
    "Free YOGA at 10am at the top of Grouse Mountain!"(2 Tips)
    Stef
    "Be prepared for a short but tough hike."(6 Tips)
    Angelica L.
    "The view is worth it!"(6 Tips)
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  • Marvin
    Marvin17 hours ago
    There's no water fountains at the top. Bring your own water bottle.
  • Marvin
    Marvin17 hours ago
    On a serious note, there are NO garbage cans on the way so please do nature a favour and bring your bottles all the way to the top. A simple way to preserve what nature has provided to us.
  • Marvin
    Marvin17 hours ago
    Don't bring jeans or your baby.
  • Luke B.
    https://www.vancouvertrails.com/trails/grouse-grind/
  • Moe S.
    Moe ShehataFebruary 8
    It was great, and not that steep. Fun experience.
  • Paige C.
    Paige CroninSeptember 13, 2015
    You don't have to be a fitness beast to conquer the grind, just make sure you don't try to keep up with the locals...
  • Leah B.
    Leah BurkeAugust 1, 2015
    Brutal. Glad I did it but BRU-TAL.
  • Alexa (@ladylexy) A.
    If you're willing to walk up this 3000-foot mountain trail (it's more or less a staircase straight up), you can explore Grouse Mountain and ride the Gondola down for free! Wear your hiking shoes.
  • Curtis M.
    Curtis MFebruary 22, 2015
    This is not a hike, this is a workout. Be sure to bring water and a light power snack.
  • Max B.
    Max Blue 🚴🍔November 21, 2014
    Don't even think about doing this without a water bottle in your hands. 1 Hour nonstop uphill. But it is so much fun!
  • Stef
    StefOctober 29, 2014
    Be prepared for a short but tough hike. Great workout.
  • Charlie W.
    Charlie WärendhOctober 4, 2014
    "Relentless" is the best way to describe this trail!
  • Jaimie Lee R.
    Jaimie Lee RohrbachAugust 24, 2014
    A well deserved view after 56 minutes of high paced grind ! Breathtaking.
  • Fran R.
    Fran RAugust 22, 2014
    Early mornings to beat the crowds
  • Angelica L.
    Angelica LionJune 20, 2014
    Be strong and finish it! The view is worth it!
  • Sulaiman M.
    Sulaiman MatlagaituDecember 17, 2013
    Cannot say other than it's a challenge.
  • Paul S.
    Paul SandwellNovember 17, 2013
    Pepperoni cheese sticks in the coffee shop are awesome!
  • VelvetCrate
    VelvetCrateOctober 3, 2013
    For a scenic hike, do the Grouse Grind. To get lost, take the BP Trail. #Vancouver http://www.cirquedusweet.com/2013/07/vancouver-grouse-mountain-and-capilano.html?m=1
  • Curt Simon H.
    Better no Flip Flops
  • oakbendyeti
    oakbendyetiAugust 4, 2013
    don't "hike" straight up the stairs, serpentine pattern will cut your time in half and save your legs
  • Scott M.
    Scott MJuly 19, 2013
    The first quarter is the worst.
  • Melissa C.
    Melissa CJune 26, 2013
    Great cardio, leg & butt work out! Gondola Tram down is $10 flat. Every Saturday until the end of August, Free YOGA at 10am at the top of Grouse Mountain!
    Upvoted 3 days ago
  • Aby G.
    Aby GoOctober 10, 2012
    Enjoy the 1st quarter, it doesn't get any easier!
  • Kira S.
    Kira SolsbergAugust 19, 2012
    Buy an annual sky ride pass and you can ride unlimited for a year. Also buy a timer chip for $22 extra and for every 10 hikes you get a free smoothie. Proceeds go to a kids charity.
  • Molly L.
    Molly LowAugust 11, 2012
    Go solo. This allows you to go at your own pace. That way you won't feel pressured to keep up or wait for friends.
  • Philipp P.
    GRIND FOR KIDS: Make every Grouse Grind count for BC Children's Hospital! Sign up now & help raise a mountain of money: http://grindforkids.com/ Read more
  • Richard W.
    Richard WonMay 26, 2012
    Take it easy and try not to stop for more then 90 seconds...keep pace and you will get there in no time..
  • Jennifer L.
    Jennifer Logan-ManzerOctober 16, 2011
    Truly for the Elite Fitness Enthusiast - Breath Taking Views as you climb the steep mountain top....
  • Alfred B.
    Alfred BallSeptember 25, 2011
    Use the red painted markers for your quarters. They are closer time wise than the blue ones.
  • Kai-Wei J.
    Kai-Wei JengAugust 26, 2011
    Bring plenty of water.
  • Kristina S.
    Kristina SimmonsAugust 19, 2011
    Best workout of the summer.
  • Jennifer L.
    Jennifer Logan-ManzerAugust 16, 2011
    Fitness at it's peak... Be careful if you haven't worked out for a bit..it is for the extreme....
  • Kevin Y.
    Kevin YJuly 5, 2011
    Take a slow & steady approach while climbing up the mountain or you'll burn out fast. Don't forget to take rests whenever you can. I saw a guy in front of me almost fall down the trail today!
  • Jeremy N.
    Jeremy NicheleNovember 6, 2010
    Listen to pump up music and keep a positive attitude!
  • Spandy A.
    Spandy AndySeptember 27, 2010
    Don't 4get ur trash! Stay FRESH
  • Andrea S.
    Andrea SemenikSeptember 1, 2010
    Do it!! So hard.... So worth it... Read more
  • Daniel G.
    Daniel GoddardAugust 26, 2010
    Skip the cafe & head down to Mother's Herbs on E 14th @ Lonsdale. The BEST post-grind smoothie ever! Yes it's $10, but it's worth $20 (you just paid $12 for a gondola ride anyways, suck it up ;)
  • Spandy A.
    Spandy AndyMay 24, 2010
    Tears of joy!
  • Spandy A.
    Spandy AndyMay 4, 2010
    TIGHT trails!!
  • Ace A.
    Ace AustinApril 2, 2010
    Still snow but breathtaking view
  • Scott M.
    Scott MunroSeptember 14, 2009
    Do the Grind and have a cold lager at the top as a reward
  • Adam K.
    Adam KillamSeptember 14, 2009
    Best time: 38 minutes. My average time is about 50 mins
  • Mark C.
    Mark CunninghamSeptember 10, 2009
    good exercise and good views on a nice sunny evening.
  • Gagan D.
    Gagan DieshSeptember 9, 2009
    To say you did it. Expect to take the cable car back down, but it's a fantastic cardio workout to go up this mountain side
  • Kelly R.
    Kelly RobertsonSeptember 9, 2009
    Do the Grouse Grind this Saturday with Karen!
  • oixxo
    oixxoOctober 16, 2015
    Обязательно: удобная лёгкая обувь, одежда (не джинсы!), бутылка воды и перекус, например, протеиновый батончик. В среднем хайк вверх занимает 1 ч 20 минут.
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