5 Vancouver Hikes You Can Get to on Public Transit

Photo credit: Grouse Mountain

In Vancouver, nature is all around us, so you don’t have to travel far to go for a hike. In fact, it’s so easy to go hiking that you don’t even need a car! There are lots of Vancouver hikes you can get to on public transit. Here are a few of my favourites.

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5 Vancouver Hikes You Can Get to on Public Transit

The Grouse Grind is Open for 2019 + 5 Reasons You Should Seek the Peak

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Are you ready to challenge your legs and seek the peak? Known as “Mother Nature’s Stairmaster”, the Grouse Grind is now open for the season at Grouse Mountain! The popular trail recently had a facelift and is ready for its closeup. If you haven’t yet experienced this epic and iconic trail, here are some fun facts, tips, and five reasons to give it a go.

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The Grouse Grind is Open for 2019 + 5 Reasons You Should Seek the Peak

Pedal, Stretch and Run Into Autumn – September 2018 Vancouver Wellness Events

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Anyone else wondering how it’s already almost September? I definitely am! Here’s my roundup of some great ways to keep active and well in Vancouver. There’s something for everyone, so be sure to check these great events out!

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Pedal, Stretch and Run Into Autumn – September 2018 Vancouver Wellness Events

Start your New Year’s Resolutions Early at the Grouse Mountain Snowshoe Grind

Snowshoe Grind Grouse Mountain Vancouver

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December is certainly a month full of indulgences. From turkey to Christmas cookies to champagne, you might be feeling a bit sluggish after this holiday season… So, if you’re thinking of making a resolution to get back in shape (after one more glass of wine… okay, two…), the Grouse Mountain Snowshoe Grind is one of the best activities in town!

When the weather in town is frightful, there’s a good chance it’s snowing up the mountain. So if you don’t feel like going for another soggy jog around the neighbourhood, check out the Snowshoe Grind for a great way to stay in shape.

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Start your New Year’s Resolutions Early at the Grouse Mountain Snowshoe Grind

Filming in Vancouver: The Arrangement’s Season 2, Riverdale’s Mark Consuelos and Kelly Ripa

Christine Evangelista and Josh Henderson star on The Arrangement. Instagram.

As numerous film and TV productions continue to shoot in Vancouver, one TV series is completing production on its second season.

Meanwhile, one of the stars of a buzzed-about teen drama has been chatting about what it’s like to live in Vancouver. As if that’s not enough, his celebrity wife has been praising the city as well.

It’s all in this week’s rundown of what’s going on in Hollywood North.

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Filming in Vancouver: The Arrangement’s Season 2, Riverdale’s Mark Consuelos and Kelly Ripa

Grouse Grind Opens for the 2017 Hiking Season this Weekend

Grouse Grind 2017

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Ready to get sweaty? Vancouver’s most notorious hike, the Grouse Grind, will be opening this Saturday, June 17 at 6:15 am to kick off grinding season. Commonly known as “Mother Nature’s Stairmaster”, the Grouse Grind takes you up steep and rugged terrain on a 2.9km hike up the mountain. It’s an intense workout with 2,830 stairs and an elevation gain of 2,800 feet.

This year’s opening of the Grind has been the latest in history due to a high snow pack and trail upgrades by Metro Vancouver. But, starting tomorrow, the Grind will be open daily for hiking.

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Grouse Grind Opens for the 2017 Hiking Season this Weekend

The Grouse Grind Opens for the 2016 Season this Saturday

Photo:  janheuninck | Inside Vancouver Flickr pool

Photo: janheuninck | Inside Vancouver Flickr pool

If you’re wondering how to get beach body ready fast, you’re in luck – because the Grouse Grind is opening up this weekend for the 2016 hiking season on Saturday, April 30 from 6:15am until 7pm.

Metro Vancouver has been busy making repairs to the trail and have announced that it is finally ready to be tackled. The Grouse Grind is an iconic hiking trail in North Vancouver that is more of a stairmaster and less of a walk in the park. Get your legs warmed up, because it’s time to get sweaty!

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The Grouse Grind Opens for the 2016 Season this Saturday