Grouse Mountain Ski Resort

Grouse Mountain
Trail Map Grouse Mountain

Skiable Terrain

Overall Slope Area 210 acres
Number of Slopes 26


Total 5
Hours9:00 AM - 10:00 PM


1 day adult CAD69
1 day youth CAD49
1 day child CAD25
All rates & fees

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 1148 ft. The high point of the ski resort is located at an elevation of 4101 ft.
  • Season starts on Dec 5 and ends on Apr 30 (146 days). Average season duration in Canada is 164 days.
  • Average snow depth during the season (Dec 5 to Apr 30) is 100 " at summit elevation and 119 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 126 " at summit elevation and 164 " at the base.
  • Grouse Mountain features 57 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Canada is 59 sunny days. March is the sunniest month with an average of 17 sunny days.


News 2017/2018 Winter Season:

  • Grouse Parks named No. 3 terrain park in the northwest by newschoolers 
  • Grouse Mountain named best local tourist attraction

The Ski Resort

Elevation2890 ft - 4101 ft
Opening DayDec 5, 2018
Closing DayApr 30, 2019
Capacity 8500 Persons/Hr.
Skiers of all skill levels will find appropriate terrain.
© Skiers of all skill levels will find appropriate terrain.

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.

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Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowmaking Share
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 1.9 miles
Vertical Drop 1607.6 ft

Most Difficult Runs

Length 0.6 miles
Vertical Drop 1148.3 ft


Nightskiing possible
Lighted runs 12.43 miles


Skiing Spring Slush on... | 02:44


Grouse Mountain has a lot to offer.
© Grouse Mountain has a lot to offer.

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

Closest AirportVancouver International Airport

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


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last update on Apr 3, 2019