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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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In my opinion if you visit Vancouver in the summer and love the outdoors this is the best activity in a relatively short amount of time to get in a Pacific Northwest hike with the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

In my opinion if you visit Vancouver in the summer and love the outdoors this is the best activity in a relatively short amount of time to get in a Pacific Northwest hike with the reward of getting one of the best views of Vancouver. If you have ample amount of time during your visit then I encourage you do... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was traveling Solo and I had met a fantastic group of girls at my backpackers in the city and we had been told you could catch a free bus to grouse mountain from down near the pier. Being that we were all backpackers on a budget this idea sounded like a great day out. Now to give you some... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Your own personal stair master with all the benefits of being outdoors. At the top enjoy an open patio with a view of the city, and take the tram down. In summer enjoy the bear habitat, falcon show, and zip lining as well as alpine hikes and helicopter rides. A great exercise in a beautiful place.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would rate the GG a five if It was ten years ago and it wasn't so crowded. Over the years the grind has become hugely popular, and now, at times, it's a steady stream of people going up. It's a great workout and I still do it on rainy days or non summer weekdays. Weekends and summer months are... More 

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Vancouver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have wanted to do the Grouse Grind for years. This year for my birthday I did the grind and it felt terrific. This is not a trail you go on for the view as you hike up the mountain but at the top you rejoice in your accomplishment. If you are worried about the hike, just take your time,... More 

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Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a tough hike up a mountain, very steep, lots of steps, you need to where loose clothing and bring water. Do not treat this hike likely, its tough! If you have any health or medical issues, do not attempt this hike. If you are in shape or in good health, have no mobility impairments and like a very... More 

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Galway, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had heard about The Grind before visiting Vancouver and decided to do it. Although I'd been working on my fitness before going, I was not prepared for the grind! Very tough going but once I realised I didn't need to go at the same fast pace as everyone it got easier. I took my time and made it to... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Q and As for the grind are somewhat confusing "you can do it!! No you can't". My husband and I did - we are 58 and 59 - he plays racquet sports 4-5 times a week I do boot camp spinning and swimming, same amount. It was doable and a psychological challenge - but if you can't do some... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

"The Grouse Grind is a near vertical 2.9km hike up the mountain, offering an intense workout with 2830 stairs and an elevation gain of 2800 feet." Yes indeed, this is a hard vertical hike - it's not a walk in the park. I am average fitness and I found it the toughest thing I have physically ever done. I would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Okay I was warned!! Despite all the helpful and scary reviews I was totally glad that I did this. At one point another hiker/climber, I assume is a trail regular user said to me "Find your comfortable pain", I actually stopped and was like what the hell does that mean!, I soon discovered what he meant. Nonetheless I would do... More 

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