- 1 How do you get to the Grouse Grind from downtown?
- 2 How do you get to Grouse Mountain?
- 3 Can I drive up Grouse Mountain?
- 4 Is Grouse Mountain worth visiting?
- 5 How long do people spend at Grouse Mountain?
- 6 Are there bears on Grouse Grind?
- 7 Do you need snow tires to go to Grouse Mountain?
- 8 What is there to do at Grouse Mountain?
- 9 What is Grouse Mountain known for?
- 10 What is the height of Grouse Mountain?
- 11 Is Grouse Mountain gondola open?
- 12 Can you see Vancouver Island from Grouse Mountain?
- 13 What is the elevation of Cypress Mountain?
How do you get to the Grouse Grind from downtown?
regular service to and from the base of grouse mountain From Downtown Vancouver, ride the SeaBus to Lonsdale Quay, then take the #236 bus to Grouse Mountain (about a 25-minute ride). Coming from Phibbs Exchange, take bus #232. For more transit information, visit translink.ca or call 604.953. 3333.
How do you get to Grouse Mountain?
How to Get to Grouse Mountain? There are two ways to arrive at Grouse Mountain from downtown Vancouver. If you drive a car, follow Georgia Street through Stanley Park, cross the Lions Gate Bridge, take the North Vancouver exit to Marine Drive and you will see the mountain at the end of Capilano Road.
Can I drive up Grouse Mountain?
Grouse is also the only mountain you can get to with public transit. No driving required. For Grouse you can take the bus from downtown, or the seabus/bus combo. It would take about 45 minutes to get to the base of Grouse where you would take the gondola up the mountain to the ski hill.
Is Grouse Mountain worth visiting?
If you’re keen on a full-day mountain experience in Vancouver, Grouse is pretty good and is extra touristy. If you’re just wanting a nice lookout of Vancouver, rent a car and drive up Cypress or Seymour and there are viewpoints along the way up and save yourself a bundle.
How long do people spend at Grouse Mountain?
Some people take two hours or more although an average time is 1.5 hours. The official record holder has done it in 23 minutes and 48 seconds. Who does the Grouse Grind? The Grouse Grind is recommended for anyone who is reasonably fit and up for a challenge.
Are there bears on Grouse Grind?
Today marks the end of the longest hibernation period yet at Grouse Mountain for our two resident Grizzly Bears – Grinder and Coola. They went into their den and sleeping chamber on November 10th, 2020 and emerged today on April 29th, 2021.
Do you need snow tires to go to Grouse Mountain?
Rarely ever do you need winter tires to get there, which isn’t the case for all the other mountains. Grouse Mountain is also the Lower Mainland’s most accessible ski hill by Public Transit.
What is there to do at Grouse Mountain?
The following activities are what you can do at Grouse Mountain during the summer, and most other times when there isn’t any snow.
- Skyride Tram and Fabulous Views.
- Hiking and Chairlift Rides.
- Lumberjack Show Entertainment.
- Birds in Motion Show.
- Grouse Mountain Disc Golf.
- Mountain Ropes Adventure.
- Grizzly Bear Viewing.
What is Grouse Mountain known for?
As Vancouver’s most popular attraction, Grouse Mountain is the only truly four-season destination in the lower mainland and features a wildlife refuge, vast selection of dining options, thrilling outdoor adventure, summer activities galore, the best in local snow sports…and much more.
What is the height of Grouse Mountain?
You can take a free shuttle from Canada Place to Grouse. On the way back the driver will drop you at Capilano and they have their own shuttle back downtown. You could walk between the base of the Grouse Mtn Gondola and the entrance to Cap Bridge. Don’t miss the park that lies between the two.
Is Grouse Mountain gondola open?
Open daily from 9:00am to 9:00pm.
Can you see Vancouver Island from Grouse Mountain?
The incredible view from Grouse Mountain. The Skyride whisks visitors to the peak in about 8 minutes. It’s my favourite spot for a panoramic view of one of the most spectacularly-located cities in the world: Grouse Mountain in Vancouver, Canada.
What is the elevation of Cypress Mountain?