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The Grouse Grind

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Address: 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7R 4K9, Canada
Phone Number: 1 604 984 0661
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FUN WAY TO COMMIT SUICIDE.....

Absolutely Fantastic! Especially if you are into some kind of bondage, love nature, care for a challenge and have good sense of humor! I am an older guy and I thought I was going... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Vancouver, B.C., Canada
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80 reviews 80 reviews
29 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Absolutely Fantastic! Especially if you are into some kind of bondage, love nature, care for a challenge and have good sense of humor! I am an older guy and I thought I was going to die in the bush! Very challenging for the EGO as I saw young (and older!!) people passing me in the trail while I was moving... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This was a hard workout! I exercise 4 times a week but this is by far one of the hardest workouts I've done. It's a lot of cardio and leg work but despite the pain, it's beautiful and rewarding. I chose to reward myself with a beer at the top. I took a lot of breaks and a lot of... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

the grind is just that - a grind. it is unrelenting, and punishes you to the point of exhaustion. but 5 mins after you've completed it at the top, you feel like a million dollars. the aches and pains are gone, and you soak in the air and view at the top. if you don't like the stairs and the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Loved this hike. There are 2830 steps so you do need a good level of fitness, but we found plenty of people doing this, of all ages. Take a drink and a snack for en-route and change of top if you want to spend time at the top as we were pretty sweaty by the time we had reached the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We try to do the Grind every time we go to Vancouver. Wear shorts and pack an extra shirt if you plan to make a workout of it. You'll sweat!

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I did the grouse grind for the first time and had a good time because of the challenge and the beers at the top. the grouse grind is a difficult ascent and is very steep with large steps, some which are rocks and some which are man man. I did the grind in the spring when the tourists were low... More 

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vancouver
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Lousy hike because of the rude foreign tourists who pack the trail, and start walking downhill before the one quarter mark. Also, when you need a break, move aside. I shouldn't reveal a local secret, but the BCMC is is quiet and friendly located right beside the Grind.

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North Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Grind is a *difficult* trail which has many people brought out by fire & rescue services each year. DO NOT GO UP unless you have: - experience hiking difficult terrain (at 853m (2800 ft) this hike is higher than the highest building in the world) - Proper hiking shoes or hiking boots. Not rain boots. Not regular sandals. Not... More 

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Neptune Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The basis of the grind is a stairway built into the mountain. Some odd 2800 steps and nearly 2 miles of climbing. We didn't know what to expect going in except the locals telling us to 'do the grind'. We visited Grouse Mountain a day before coming back to do the grind because of all the recommendations we heard. My... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Whether you are pushing hard, racing against time to challenge speed records or just pushing to get a brutally honest self-assessment of your state of fitness, the Grouse Grind offers the venue to do so. It is a straight up climb through a narrow path ( and the occasional boardwalk ) carved through the mountainside woods. The fit would need... More 

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