1 mile
Distance
2,645 ft
Climb
-9 ft
Descent
01:00:09
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Grouse Grind Trail
  • Grouse Mountain
    since 1995
    Maintainer
  • Metro Vancouver
    since 1995
    Maintainer

Grouse Grind Details

  • Activities
    • Hike
    No Hiking
  • Riding Area
    Grouse Mountain
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T3 Demanding Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Hiking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
  • Land Manager
    Grouse Mountain Resorts
  • OSM Way

From Grouse Mountain's website:
The Grouse Grind® is a 2.9-kilometre trail up the face of Grouse Mountain, commonly referred to as “Mother Nature’s Stairmaster.”

Cooperatively supported by Grouse Mountain Resort and Metro Vancouver Regional Parks, this trail is very challenging. Keep in mind that there is a wide range of mountaintop trails that might better suit the average hiker.

Bike Park

More Stats for Grouse Grind hike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    2,636 ft
  • Altitude min
    976 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,613 ft
  • Altitude start
    976 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,613 ft
  • Grade
    45.205%
  • Grade max
    -4.697%
  • Grade min
    154.156%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    223 ft
  • Distance flat
    163 ft
  • Avg time
    01:00:09
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Status:
on Aug 23, 2020
Variable
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Grouse Grind Trail Reports

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      Aug 23, 2020 @ 9:57am
      Aug 23, 2020
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 11:13am
      Aug 9, 2020
      Nov 24, 2019 @ 12:49pm
      Nov 24, 2019
      Aug 27, 2019 @ 7:06pm
      Aug 27, 2019
      Black bear very close to trail, about half way up.
      Aug 21, 2019 @ 1:50pm
      Aug 21, 2019
      Wet wet wet puddles abound
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 2 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 61 rides
      • 2 miles avg distance
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      • 0 rides
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      Oct 2, 2019 @ 9:49am
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