Archive of posts tagged "grouse mountain"

Archives Photos of the Day: Grouse Mountain

May 15th, 2012 @ 1:04pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Grouse Mountain is as much a summer playground as it is a snowy winter destination. The Grouse Grind tests endurance, performances at the peak entertain, ziplines thrill, the resident grizzly bears awake from their cold season slumber, and the views of the South Coast mesmerize. For today’s roundup of photos from the Vancouver Archives, I […]

Grouse Mountain Showdown Over the City 2012

March 12th, 2012 @ 9:59am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Grouse Mountain presents the Quiksilver Showdown Over the City, a 4-star event that is part of the Swatch TTR World Snowboard Tour. Quiksilver Showdown Over the City 2011 from Alterna Films on Vimeo. International and local snowboard talent will be competing for $15,000 in cash and prizes at Grouse from March 23rd to March 24th, […]

This Day in History: Grouse SkyRide

February 2nd, 2012 @ 10:33am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was February 2, 1966 that the Grouse Mountain SkyRide officially opened to skiers. It was dedicated later that year, on December 15th, by Premier W.A.C. Bennett. Photo credit: mountainhiker on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool Photo credit: Pat Z on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool & John Bollwitt […]

City and Slope Vancouver 2012

January 25th, 2012 @ 10:28am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This winter the City and Slope festival will tie in adventures on our local mountains with interactive events downtown. From February 9 to 12, 2012, you can enjoy live concerts, attractions, and snow-filled action on the hills. City Illuminate Yaletown: Light displays, music, and more in this heritage district. Science World Light Show: Nightly on […]

Grouse Mountain Winter Giveaway

December 9th, 2011 @ 10:33am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Grouse Mountain is The Peak of Christmas this season with a handful of activities for families, even if you’re not a skier. Enjoy sleigh rides, outdoor ice skating, carollers, music, and visit with Santa himself until December 24, 2011. Photo credit: GrahamKing on Flickr Other special events include Breakfast with Santa from December 14th until […]

Grouse Mountain Peak of Christmas

November 22nd, 2011 @ 3:17pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Grouse Mountain: The Peak of Christmas holiday events begin next week. Bring the family and ride the gondola up to a winter wonderland even if you’re not a skier or snowboarder. Photo credit: mountainhiker on Flickr – from the Miss604 Flickr Group From 12:00pm to 8:00pm daily you can meet Santa in person on top […]

Grind for Kids 2011

June 13th, 2011 @ 9:55am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Grouse Grind officially opened for the season on Saturday as Vancouverites and visitors alike took to the 2.9 kilometer trail that goes right up Grouse Mountain. Known locally as “Mother Nature’s Stairmaster”, this 30 degree ascent is either on the bucket list of many or a part of their weekly routine. Photo credit: planetc1 […]

Grouse Mountain Snowshoe Fondue

February 28th, 2011 @ 3:17pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The snow made its way from the mountain tops to the streets of Vancouver this past weekend, reminding us that spring has not yet sprung in the Lower Mainland. While many are getting out and about to enjoy the bounty of winter that’s been dumped upon us while it lasts, it can still be enjoyed […]