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Summer of Bear Discovery at Grouse Mountain

August 26th, 2014 @ 10:05am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Once reaching the lodge at Grouse Mountain, by SkyRide or after completing the Grouse Grind, there’s one thing most people do: check in on the bears. Grinder and Coola are both orphaned grizzlies who were found in 2001 in different parts of BC and they now live in a refuge atop Grouse Mountain. Ranger talks […]

Y2Play and Grouse Mountain Giveaway

March 4th, 2014 @ 10:39am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Rain and snow continue to fall around the Lower Mainland which means it’s a great time to check out the local mountains. With restaurants, an outdoor ice rink, sleigh rides, zipline, snowshoeing, and snowy slopes, Grouse Mountain is your ultimate winter playground. To get the most out of the rest of this season — and […]

Grouse Mountain Peak of Christmas

December 9th, 2013 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Grouse Mountain is the Peak of Christmas in Vancouver with mountain-top ice skating, skiing, Santa’s reindeer and other snowy adventures with sweeping views high above the city. Photo credit: mountainhiker on Flickr A fire crackling in the outdoor pit, the scraping of skate blades on the ice, fresh powder falling from the sky, and the […]

Archive Photos of Skiing at Grouse Mountain and Mount Seymour

November 25th, 2013 @ 3:09pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

For decades the North Shore mountains have been a playground for locals and visitors, especially during ski season. Grouse Mountain had one of the first double chairlifts in the world when it was constructed in 1949, Mount Seymour has been enjoyed since 1938, and Mount Strachan & Black Mountain make up the popular Cypress Mountain […] Grouse Grind Mountain Run

September 6th, 2013 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Registration is now open for the Grouse Grind Mountain Run, now in its 23rd year, happening on Sunday, September 15th with two run categories. Considered to be the annual showcase event of the Grouse Grind season, the Grouse Grind Challenge draws hundreds of participants each year and has become the ultimate fitness bragging […]