Grouse Mountain

Grouse Mountain is a popular North Vancouver year-round mountain playground. The Grouse Mountain Skyride, an aerial tram that ferries visitors up the mountain 365 days a year, provides spectacular views of Vancouver’s North Shore and the city of Vancouver.

On Grouse Mountain here are non-stop year-round adventures to keep your heart racing. The most famous is the Grouse Grind, a grueling, near vertical run-a foot slog for some-2.9k hike up the mountain, gaining 2800 feet in elevation. Little wonder it’s known as the ‘Mother Nature’s Stairmaster’.

Of course in the winter there’s great skiing and snowboarding, but there’s much more including snowshoeing, ice-skating, eco-hikes, lumberjack shows, wildlife refuge, helicopter tours, paragliding, Birds of Prey demonstration, Theatre in the Sky cinema, and impressive dining options.

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Spring & Summer Activities

Attractions galore! Grouse Mountain is filled with summer activities and attractions to entertain both the young and old. Whether you are looking for a vigorous workout or a scenic tour, Grouse Mountain is the perfect day-trip away from the city. There are a variety of Vancouver hotels close to Grouse to provide you with ample flexibility in getting to and from the mountain.

Grouse Mountain Summer Activities Include:

  • Theatre in the Sky Cinema – Shows run daily from 9:30am to 9pm
  • Famous Lumberjack Show – funny fast paced shows, which run from the May to October long weekend (45-minute show)
  • Birds in Motion demonstration – Daily (late May to mid-September)
  • Wildlife Refuge with resident grizzly bears Grinder and Coola
  • Mountain Zipline Tours – daily starting at 10am, departing approximately every 30 minutes ($)
  • Eye of the Wind Tours ($)
  • Hiking
  • Entertainment
  • Scenic chairlift rides
  • Tandem paragliding
  • Helicopter tours
  • Guided interpretive walks

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Fall & Winter Activities

Winter time at Grouse Mountain provides an excellent place to enjoy a winter wonderland. The beautiful mountaintop is equipped with theatres, chairlifts and an ice rink to enjoy.

Winter Activities Include:

  • Skiing – 26 ski and snowboard runs (14 night runs), a magic carpet & 4 chairlifts
  • Snowboarding – 2 terrain parks plus the Cut Jump Line
  • Snowshoeing – 10km of snowshoe trails
  • Mountain Zipline Tours – daily from 10am, departing approximately every 30 minutes
  • Eye of the Wind Tours ($)
  • Outdoor Ice Skating – daily in the winter months 9am-10pm (usually November to April)
  • Sleigh Rides – daily in the winter months (usually November to April)
  • Peak of Christmas (December)
  • Theatre in the Sky Cinema – Shows run daily from 9:30am to 9pm

Getting to Grouse Mountain

Grouse Mountain is an easy 15 minute drive from downtown Vancouver, located in the district of North Vancouver. For guest services and central reservations call 604-980-9311.

Driving Directions:

Follow Georgia Street through Stanley Park and across the Lion’s Gate Bridge. Take the North Vancouver exit to Marine Drive, then left up Capilano Road for 5 km (3.1 miles). Or, from the Ironworkers’ Memorial Second Narrows Bridge, follow Highway #1 westbound to Capilano Road Exit North.

Public Transit:

The public transit system offers regular service to the base of Grouse Mountain every half hour. Catch Bus 232 from Phibbs Exchange or Bus 236 from Lonsdale Quay. For more schedules and info visit the TransLink  website.

Location:

6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver, BC
Website: www.grousemountain.com

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