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The Grouse Grind

6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7R 4K9, Canada
+1 604-984-0661
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Prepare to Suffer

This is not a casual walk for a tourist in flip flops or high heels. The Grouse Grind is a... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Jim W
Loved it!

A really hard slog but so rewarding! It wasn't until I took the Skyride down that I realised how... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Kim C
Bateau Bay, Australia
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6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7R 4K9, Canada
+1 604-984-0661

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is not a casual walk for a tourist in flip flops or high heels. The Grouse Grind is a legendary hike up Grouse Mountain. It is a short but steep hike that takes a average hiker over an hour to complete. If you are...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

A really hard slog but so rewarding! It wasn't until I took the Skyride down that I realised how far and how steep the climb is. The fresh mountain air is addictive, and whilst there are no views on the way up the walk is...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Excellent exercise and a wonderful sense of achievement when you reach the top. Don't do it though if you are unsteady on your feet or can not handle at least 90-120 minutes of climbing rocky stairs up the side of a mountain. My husband agonized...More

Thank YeeHaa
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We hiked the Grouse Grind! I'm a not-too-fit 55 year old. My husband and our 3 children (in their early 20's) hiked the Grind. It was pretty difficult for me, but thankfully my sweet family helped me throughout the climb. The rest of my family...More

Thank Shari C
Reviewed 23 September 2017

The attraction of the Grind is that it is an outdoor cardio workout for people who live in North Van. Other than that, it's a tedious, litter-strewn slog up an uninteresting mountain packed with sweaty lycra-clad posers rushing past you, trying at all costs to...More

1  Thank lazy_diver
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We went up the Grouse Grid this past August, it was a challenge for myself. It took me two hours and thirty minutes but my daughter took one hour and twenty minutes. After the first quarter, I put the clock away and enjoyed the journey...More

Thank RSyal
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Must do activity in Vancouver but it is definately a grind. Uphill the whole way and the 1/4 mark was heartbreaking but this is well worth the effort. Takes 45-90 mins depending on fitness. Bring insect repellant if you because you will get bitten if...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I would not recommend the Grind for a hike. There is nothing enjoyable about it unless you are looking for an intense cardio work out. For first timers, try the BCMC trail first. It is a bit easier (without the huge steps) and ends in...More

Thank NorthVanDude
Reviewed 13 September 2017

There are much nicer hikes on the North Shore, but this is a must do hike - partially just to say that you've done it and partially because the view is great and things to do at the top are so much fun (the lumberjack...More

Thank Catherine Y
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This thing is tough. Period. For your first time take it easy. Wear hiking shoes or boots or you will do the 'descent of shame' . Grab a burger and a shake when your done.

Thank Morey C
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13 August 2016|
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Response from Nopicop | Reviewed this property |
Take ur time and enjoy the hike. I did it as fast as I could. U can do it! But definitely take water. And buy a t-shirt at the top - gives the specifics -3000 steps, etc. Have fun!
16 April 2016|
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Response from 403Kit | Reviewed this property |
It's currently closed. check the website for updates. metro vancouver grouse grind