Thursday 12 June 2014

We did it!! The Grouse Grind.

One more item ticked off my bucket list!

Myself and a group of people from my Vancouver office completed the Grouse Grind yesterday.

The Grouse Grind is a 2.9-kilometer trail up the face of Grouse Mountain, commonly referred to as “Mother Nature’s Stairmaster.”

Grouse Grind Stat's:
Length: 2.9 kilometres (1.8 miles) 
Elevation Gain: 853 metres (2,800 feet)
Base: 274 metres above sea level (900 feet)
Summit: 1,127 metres (3,700 feet)
Total Stairs: 2,830 
Statistics: Annually, over 150,000 people hike the trail.
Average Time: On average it takes up to an hour and a half to complete the hike. For novice hikers, two hours is recommended.
Participants: Hikers range in age from 7 to 90, with an equal male/female split.

Here are some photos...

As you can see, it's very steep... but the view at the top is fantastic.!


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