Archive of posts tagged "grouse mountain"

Grouse Mountain Peak of Christmas

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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

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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

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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 […]