Grouse Mountain

Don't miss out on the recreational adventures offered at Grouse Mountain.

There are plenty of activities to do in summer or winter at Grouse Mountain in Vancouver, British Columbia

Grouse, beckoning at only 20 minutes from downtown, is accessible via the Skyride Gondola for a breathtaking panorama of greater Vancouver, and beyond to Washington State's San Juan Islands. Take a hike or go on an after-hours adventure and head for the Grouse Grind, the city's sweatiest see-and-be-seen hiking strip. Each year, approximately 100,000 enthusiasts scramble up the rocky 1.8-mile incline from the foot of Grouse to the beer and nachos nirvana of Altitudes Bistro. The Grouse Grind is particularly popular on summer evenings when the Skyride parking lot fills by 5:30 pm. Within an hour, 400-plus are normally cruising the trail. But don't join the flock if you're not ready for a workout. It's not called the Grind for nothing. We recommend sensible shoes and at least one water bottle for the trek; one and a half hours is the average hiking time. It's free to hike, but if you don't want to schlep back down, climb aboard the gondola for the return trip down the hill. The trail is closed all winter and for parts of spring and fall, but Grouse's Skyride leaves every 15 minutes to the Peak Chalet, a fine spot for a meal or a drink with a priceless view of the city.

And if you're visiting during the winter, don't worry, there are plenty of activities to keep you occupied such as skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, mountain zip lining and more!

Photo by Tourism Vancouver/ Coast Mountain Photography

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6400 Nancy Greene Way Vancouver BC V7R 4K9 Canada


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