Grouse Grind!

About the Grind:

For those who are unfamiliar with the Grouse Grind, it's a 2.9 km hike up Grouse Mountain gaining about 700 m vertical in the process - so it's a rather steep climb up. Some may say it's torture, but at the end of it, there's a very rewarding and accomplishing feeling that you get!

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Average Times and Fitness Level Information:

The average time is about 1:30 for completion and this will vary quite a bit depending on fitness level and if you have experience on this hike. Anyone is welcome to join on this hike up, but to save yourself some trouble, be prepared with proper clothing plus hydration is very important. Furthermore, be prepared for something that is quite cardiovascular and physically demanding.

For this hike you may either go up solo or with others from the group - either way we will be meeting at the top and we will hang out there for a while. Afterwards, we will take the gondola down - the cost of this is $10 (no cost for going up the Grind).

 

For any further questions or to join me oneone of my daily hikes feel free to call or text me at[masked] or friend me on Facebook or post  a comment. I usually leave from North Burnaby!

 

 

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  • Melissa

    I'm thinking of going, where exactly and what time would we meet up?

    1 · July 16, 2013

    • Melissa

      7.30am? which gate? sorry, i am unfamiliar with grouse. also, if it is in the morning, I cannot make it. would you be up to going later, maybe around noon?

      July 17, 2013

    • Melissa

      I was mainly confused about the time, because I read somewhere 4.30pm-7.30pm...

      July 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Tried doing it before but found it terribly boring and left. Nothing to look at but tree trunks.

    July 16, 2013

  • Joseph Henry M.

    Sorry people but the days for me too do the Grind are over for me I used too do it faithfully three times a week after work on Monday Wednesday and Friday but the doctors have told me no more hiking allowed what so ever my legs just wont take it

    July 16, 2013

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