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Ski Resort Grouse Mountain in the

Grouse Mountain Ski Resort

Vancouver

Trail Map Grouse Mountain

The Ski Resort

Grouse Mountain is a winter wonderland promising fun for the whole family. The resort offers a broad variety of areas for skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels. At a total of 26 great runs, beginners, intermediates, and experts alike will get their money's worth.

Highspeed Chair "Olympic Express" brings experienced skiers up to the black runs Purgatory and Devil's Advocate. If you'd rather take it slow, just grab "The Cut" or "Screaming Eagle" to get to some easier trails. The ski resort also features two terrain parks with exciting features for snowboarders and skiers.

The locan ski school at Grouse Mountains has had its part in the making of a few famous athletes, and is one of the most renowned ski schools in west Canada. There are courses and clinics for all skill levels, taught by excellently trained instructors.

Interesting facts

  • The vertical drop from summit to base is 1211 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Canada is 1188 ft. The high point of the ski resort is located at an elevation of 4101 ft.
  • Average snow depth during the season is 112 " at summit elevation and 102 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 144 " at summit elevation and 134 " at the base.
  • Grouse Mountain features 37 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Canada is 46 sunny days. February is the sunniest month with an average of 10 sunny days.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowmaking Share
74%
Average snow depth of the last years (Summit)
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On Mountain Dining

You won't have to ski on an empty stomach at Grouse Mountain: there is a number of dining options to refuel. At Altitudes Bistro you can find typical west Canadian cuisine with a great view of the city. The self-service restaurant Lupins Café features healthy snacks as well as hearty meals.

For coffee and baked goods, go to Grouse Grind Coffee Bar or Starbucks. If you want something more unique, you should check out Beavertails Pastry. This place features a special Canadian pastry shaped like a beaver's tail. It is served hot and with sweet toppings of your choice.

Must-Ski Runs

Longest Runs

Peak-Thu Cut
Length: km
Vertical Drop: 490 m

Most Difficult Runs

Purgatory
Length: km
Vertical Drop: 350 m

Nightskiing

Nightskiing possible
Lighted runs: 20 km

Videos

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Skiing Spring Slush on Purgatory/Outer Limits @ Grouse Mountain
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Grouse Mountain skiing
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Grouse Mountain 2017-18 Winter Season Recap

Activities

Grouse Mountain has a lot in store off-piste as well. Discover the surrounding landscape on a snowshoe hike, twist and turn on the ice skating pond, or go for a romantic walk through the magic Light Walk. If you're looking for some action, try sledding or enjoy the speed at the mountain ziplines.

Dining and Restaurants

Don't miss out on a dinner at The Observatory, if you're into fine dining. The 5-star restaurant offers exquisite cuisine paired with an excellent wine list. From up here you enjoy a great view over the lights of Vancouver.

Getting here

Grouse Mountain is located just north of Vancouver, British Columbia, less than 30 minutes from downtown. Vancouver International Airport receives many flights from European airports. From the city, you can easily get to the resort by bus.

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last update on Apr 28, 2022
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Contact

Grouse Mountain Resorts Ltd.
6400 Nancy Greene Way
V7R 4K9
North Vancouver, BC
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Phone604.980.9311

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Mountain Stats

Elevation2890 ft - 4101 ft
SeasonNovember - May
Opening DayNov 20, 2021
Closing DayMay 15, 2022
Capacity 8500 Persons/Hr.
Hours9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Lifts

6
3
2
1
Total 6

Skiable Terrain

210 acres
Easy
Green Circle
Moderate
Blue Squared
Advanced
Black Diamond
Extreme
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Area 210 acres
Number of Slopes 33

Weather (3701 ft)

Webcams

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Rates

CAD72
1 day adult CAD72
1 day youth CAD52
1 day child CAD27
All rates & fees