Archive of posts tagged "grouse mountain"

Grouse Mountain Snowshoe Fondue

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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 […]

Grind for Shelter 2010

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Today Sebastian Albrecht will attempt to complete the Grouse Grind 14 times with the hopes of raising funds and awareness for the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation. Photo credit: michaelgruenewald on Flickr Albrecht completed 13 ascents last year and raised close to $10,000. This year during the Grind for Shelter he going for 14 ascents and […]

Wine on the Mountain 2009

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The Adoptive Families Association of BC presents their fourth Wine on the Mountain event coming up November 7th. This fundraising event takes place atop scenic Grouse Mountain and will combine food, entertainment and wine tastings. The theme this year “Arouse your Senses” will have you indulging smell, sight, touch, taste and sounds with the exquisite […]

Ziplining on Grouse Mountain

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The other day I had the chance to go ziplining on Grouse Mountain with their Air Grouse ziplining tour. Essentially you can purchase your zipline pass at the base of the mountain and it will include your skyride (gondola) fare as well at the 2-hour zipline circuit. There are three ziplines at the lodge level […]

Most Grouse Grinds in a Day Record to be Challenged

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Local realtor, and Twitter contact to many, Sebastian Albrecht (@salbrecht) will attempt to break the record for the most successful Grouse Grind climbs in a day on June 22nd. He shares the current record of 12 with Jason Chong however he’s taking it upon himself to break it — and all for a good cause. […]

An evening at Grouse Mountain

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I often say that one of the reasons why I love this city is that quick getaways are but minutes away. Last night after work I hopped the Sea Bus, then a bus, and within 45 minutes I was staring down at the entire region from over 3,000ft. Grouse Mountain‘s activities such as the interpretive […]