Grinders have been eagerly waiting for the Grouse Grind opening date, which is set for this Saturday, May 11, 2013.
Grouse Grind info:
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 Grind
Average time: 50 mins for men and just over an hour for women
How to get there:
Follow Georgia Street through Stanley Park and across the Lion’s Gate Bridge. Take the North Vancouver exit to Marine Drive, then left up Capilano Road for 5 km (3.1 miles).
Image: Grouse Mountain