2013 Grouse grind

The Grouse Grind® is a 2.9-kilometre trail up the face of Grouse Mountain, commonly referred to as “Mother Nature’s Stairmaster.” This trail is very challenging. Keep in mind that there is a wide range of mountaintop trails that might better suit the average hiker. Trail Facts 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 100,000 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. ...

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