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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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Grinding your way up!

The Grouse Grind is not for the faint of heart. I was excited to check this experience off my list, arrived to the mountain and started the grind. Upon starting a bit of anxiety... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
Josee N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The Grouse Grind is not for the faint of heart. I was excited to check this experience off my list, arrived to the mountain and started the grind. Upon starting a bit of anxiety set it, can I do this? Will I make it? However once getting into the hike I began to relax and really enjoy it. The trial... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

What can I say, The Grouse Grind is hard, but it's also a secluded walk up a steep mountain in some spectacular woodland, if I lived in Vancouver I would walk it all the time. I am fat and unfit but enjoyed myself, you get a feeling of achievement when you reach the top and that makes everything worth while.... More 

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Thank Corby T
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I should start by saying it's deserving of the name Grind. It's not overly long in distance but the elevation change is what gets you. If you enjoy long or difficult hikes, this is for you otherwise, take a pass. The top of the mountain has some incredible views and, while you can pay to take the tram up, it... More 

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Stanwood, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Did it 12 years ago and 20 lbs lighter in an hour 15…Friday I did it in an hour and a half…not too bad. Its a challenging, fun stairclimber to the stars with a beer, and great view and gondola ride down at the end. Need I say more? Only drawback? Those darn local Vancouverites half my age running up... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I just think anyone is crazy for killing them self on the Grouse Grind! No thanks, I'll take the tram and meet you at the top for a cold beer 🍻 (which Grouse Mountain is amazing to visit + the views...but this review is of "The Grind" itself!) For the rest of you in a mid-life crisis and need to... More 

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Thank Gina H
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

It's an amazing workout and challenge for everyone. My now 11yr old has been doing it as well but it is a challenge so please do not wear flip flops or heels on the grind. It's becoming very busy with tourists. It's still a good sweat young and old but please use precaution cause once you start there is no... More 

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Thank Candice O
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Do not underestimate the challenge of the grind. I was of the impression that it was a leisurely stroll up a mountain up 3000 steps. Well it turns out that steps are rocks and that you require the correct preparations to complete the grind. I seriously have to warn you that this isn't a gentle stroll. Half way point has... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

if you visit grouse mountain, take the stairs not the skyride! - You can walk up the mountain, but they don't seem to advertise it very much so I think they keep it quite for locals. its a hard climb and it is a constant. you can stop and take a breather but you do need to be fit, you... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Don't be a fool! The Grouse Grind is not for the overweight weekend warrior, those with heart issues or anybody without a strong cardiovascular base. Ride the tram up if you're new to town and of below average physical fitness. It is a serious hike and people die on it every year I can remember. It astounds me how many... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This was in my 2016 bucket list of things to do. The course is challenging but doable. Make sure you have good comfortable shoes and a bottle of water. It is very busy going up the mountain but it didn't take away from the experience. I would love to do it again

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