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 […]
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Registration is now open for the ClearlyContacts.ca 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 ClearlyContacts.ca Grouse Grind Challenge draws hundreds of participants each year and has become the ultimate fitness bragging […]
The Grouse Grind, Vancouver’s favourite natural stairclimber, opens for the season on Saturday, May 11, 2013 and whether you complete it once or even fifty times this season you can support a great local campaign with each step. Photo credit: Mt. Kilimanjaro Grouse Grind for Alzheimer’s With the opening of the popular 2.9km mountain route […]
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 […]
The Whitecaps Foundation, the charitable arm of Vancouver Whitecaps FC, is hosting a special event at Grouse Mountain on Sunday, June 17, 2012 for Father’s Day. Photo credit: Jody Taylor & //puzzle on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. The day will include lunch, soccer activities with Whitecaps FC players, Skyride views, and […]
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 […]