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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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I visited the mountain in October 2016, it was a little cold, but in the end of the trail the it seemed to be 40° Celsius. Hehe. The amazing view makes the hard trail easier. The... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I visited the mountain in October 2016, it was a little cold, but in the end of the trail the it seemed to be 40° Celsius. Hehe. The amazing view makes the hard trail easier. The first quarter for me was the harder, specially because I just found people after that point. Be careful, guys, and enjoy the hike!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good thing I didn't write this in the middle of doing it. I'm a runner but, this uses entirely different muscles. You're basically climbing 2800 stairs. Wear proper shoes! The path is rocky, can be slippery, there are tree roots and, sometimes, wood stairs. Bring water and a snack. The first 1/4 is the hardest. I went on a Sunday... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our family visited Vancouver in June and did this hike on a chilly rainy day. It was a great opportunity to get out of town, see a bit of the neighborhoods to the North and to get some exercise. It was quite crowded, even on a rainy day we were rarely out of sight of other hikers. I'm in pretty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a fun and challenging climb to the top of Vancouver. Couple of tips and insights... 1) Bring lots of water. There is no where to get water on your way up and you will definitely need it. 2) This hike is shaded the whole way up. 3) There are a number of restaurants, bathrooms, and shops at the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As a family of four, we chose to climb Grouse Mountain because I had done it in the past and remember the effort fondly. I did not recall the amount of work it took to get to the top! The path is pretty much steps carved into the mountain. The path is very well maintained but not like a staircase... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you love hiking you have to try this trail, you need stretch your legs and prepare to sweat, really good cardio, bring water in you bag pack you need your hands free to go up enjoy the happy faces in this trail and wonderful view....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a great cardio and legs work out this is the one for you. But pay attention to all the warnings. They do not recommend walking down and after doing the grind I can see why. Going down would be dangerous and there are so many people that. It would be difficult. The trail was busy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommend wearing sporting gear like running shorts or spandex and a tank or wicking shirt with running shoes or light hikers. We needed a sweater to walk around on the mountain afterwards. Bring 1-2 water bottles per person. There are lots of stairs made from wood or rock. The climb is very steep in parts. If you're not trying to... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have scrambled and mountaineered a great deal in my earlier life, so I thought the grind would not be too, too strenuous. Wrong. Five years away from the mountains quickly made me forget the impact of climbing at altitude. The Grind is steep. And the rock and wood stairs allow you to push the pace more than you might... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get your body warm, stretch your legs, and prepare to sweat. This hike is a challenge even for the veteran North Shore resident that summit Grouse Mountain daily, and that's part of the reason that The Grind is so popular. Keep pushing as you pass the distance markers (even though the first 1/4 marker seems like it should be the... More 

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