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The Grouse Grind

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Address: 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7R 4K9, Canada
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Challenging hike to keep you humble

We had heard this was a straight up climb, and they were right. And this is not a gradual hike on a grade, it is stepping up rocks/steps the entire way. It was crowded when we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 January 2017
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San Diego CA

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San Diego CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We had heard this was a straight up climb, and they were right. And this is not a gradual hike on a grade, it is stepping up rocks/steps the entire way. It was crowded when we were there and we stopped several times along the way to catch our breathe briefly. My husband and I are in decent shape, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We thought we were in shape. I run half marathons and just completed and second full. We went to Vancouver for our honeymoon and thought, why not some exercise? The Grouse Grind was probably not the best choice for your casual hike- we did no prior research. Crazy hard. A women breastfeeding with her infant in some baby bijorn passed... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

I, probably unwisely, did the Grouse Grind during my last visit to Vancouver. I am not in great shape so it took me a long time to hike up the mountain. Still really loved doing it. gave me a great sense of accomplishment, met some really fun people along the way and loved the views that appeared from time to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

It is quite an experience to complete the grouse grind with younger children. But it is definitely very doable and worth it. You go throgh different terrain and the end part is definitely more steep. Mobility is important. Young kids (mine are 8 and 10) can do it if they do it with steady speed and frequent rests. It is... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Was a great experience climbing up the mountain, interesting stuff going on at the top as well. Great experience

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North Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Toned and untoned spandex-clad out to be seen, knobby-kneed oldsters doing their daily ritual...Grouse is a pedal to the metal all out sweat fest. Not the most scenic hike but nice views from the top. Stay away if you haven't exercised in years--there have been many cardiac episodes along the trail.

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North Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I did fifty Grouse Grinds this year and it is a fantastic climb. Tourists: please go prepared. Water. Footwear. Cellphone.

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North Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Do n NOT go to the Grouse Grind Expecting a leisurely hike! It is an amazing workout and sworn by for the devout, but it is exactly what it says. A GRIND. The views are few (except for the backside of the person in front of you on busy days), and it is very much like climbing a very long... More 

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Langley, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 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 27 November 2016 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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