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Located in North Vancouver, the Grouse Mountain is North Shore Mountain of the Pacific range. Famous for its beautiful flora variety, it fascinates heart of millions of tourist.
Spend Summers at the peak of Grouse Mountain
With the altitude of more than twelve hundred meters, the Grouse Mountain is an alpine playground of nature. It exhibits lumberjack shows, helicopter tours, tandem paragliding, disc golf, birds of prey, chairlift ride, etc.
Grouse Mountain is a beautiful place to visit. Its natural beauty and majestic surroundings get featured in several films and episodes of television serials. In the year 1989, the 'Ceasefire' episode of MacGyver highlighted the aerial tramway in its main plot point. The astonishing surroundings and ski lodges cast as a modern film adaptation in the famous cartoon show 'Mr. Magoo.' In the American movie, 'The Books of Love' the mountain was shown as a fictional ski resort named 'Summit Peaks.' Nelly Furtado, the world-known Canadian songwriter, and singer filmed Grouse Mountain in a video of her album 'Spirit Indestructible.'
The Grouse Mountain consists of a resort, Mountaintop Theater, and a wildlife refuge. The theater hosts several shows and events with the seating capacity of one hundred viewers. The two aerial tramways are the limelight of this beautiful spot and are commonly famous with the name 'Skyride.' The blue Skyride works as freight transportation and red Skyride offers public access to the top of the mountain. It features the seating capacity of one hundred and one passengers in winter months while ninety-six passengers during summer. 'Grouse Grind' is a hiking trail of 2.9 kilometers which gets open only in summer months, from May to October. Apart from these, the Grouse Mountain is famous for the 'Eye of the Wind.' It is a large wind turbine of twenty floors which provides the spectacular panoramic view of the surrounding. There are multiple sports activities which throb heart of the tourists. You can experience ice skiing and skate in its vast area. Mountain bikes, helicopter tours, zip lining, paragliding, snowshoeing and snowboarding are the eye shots of this mountainous region.
How to Get Tickets?
Purchase tickets for Grouse Mountain through this website at an affordable price and new deals. Just make a click on click given and book your tickets. You can also buy tickets at the counter available in Grouse Mountain. However, the booking will save your time and money as well.
How To Get Around?
You can explore Grouse Mountain through zip linings, paragliding, helicopter tours, mountain biking, aerial tramways, and eco walks.
What Should I Wear?
Comfortable attire provides a leisure trip. You can select sporty attires from your wardrobe. Vancouver offers rain as a surprise package. Add a raincoat or umbrella in your suitcase. Include a cardigan, layer, jacket, sweater, or hoodie for winter months as they are extremely chill. Prefer to have a long fabric, sarong, or a scarf. Classic flats, Sneakers, waterproof hiking shoes cheap flip-flops or toe covered shoes are good for footwear. Avoid wearing high heels. In addition to this, you can include a floppy hat, a pair of sunglasses and hand tissues to wipe sweat.
Best Time to Visit
Grouse Mountain remains open throughout the year. Hiking trails start from May to October. Summer months are the best to explore. Time from December to January is perfect for Skiing, Snowshoeing, Ice skating, and snowboarding. However, the city welcomes you throughout the year through its rainy winters and sunny summers with moderate temperature.
Will I Need a Guide?
No. The website serves as the best guide for this tour with detailed and comprehensive information.
How To Get There?
You can reach Vancouver through the airplane, train, car, and bus. Traveling to Vancouver by train is the cheapest mode of transport. All the trains from neighboring and domestic cities arrive at Pacific Central Station. The distance from this central station to the Grouse Mountain is just fourteen kilometers. Rent a taxi or any public transit, and you will reach the peak of Grouse Mountain within twenty minutes. The city features the second busiest airport of Canada which serves good flight connections with different countries across the world. You can fly to any of the flights for Vancouver International Airport. It will take around half an hour to reach there as the destination spot is approximately twenty-five kilometers from the city airport. The town connects well with the major national and international highways which provides a comfortable journey for those who travel through cars. If you are coming from Phibbs Exchange, grab bus of route 232. Moreover, you can take public transits for exploring the tourist sites within the city. Take a ride of route 236 Sea Bus from the downtown. Hiring self-driven vehicles, generally, offers leisure trip. You can also travel by bus as it is considered the most economical way of getting in. You can explore nearby attractions on foot.
Being in the mountain region, you require carrying sunglasses, pullovers, and scarfs with you. Take a water bottle throughout the excursion. Plan your tour according to the scheduled events. Take care of your valuables and belongings. Try to carry credit and debit cards instead of money. Do not stock the money in one place.