Fun for everyone this long-weekend at the Peak of Vancouver. (North Vancouver) This BC Day long-weekend promises to be action packed as Grouse Mountain hosts its annual 24 Hours of Winter event taking place Saturday, February 11th through Sunday, February 12th as well as a variety of special activities in celebration of Family Day on Monday, February 13th.
What began in preparation for the NBC Olympic broadcast in February 2010, 24 Hours of Winter kicks off Saturday at 8:00 am and runs through 10:00 pm on Sunday with a variety of round-the-clock activities including all-night skiing, snowboarding and ice skating; sunset, midnight and sunrise snowshoe tours; a spectacular torch parade; junior pond hockey tournament; music; dining and much more.
“We’re excited to welcome guests for 24 Hours of Winter; a unique event celebrating all that is winter from sunset to sunrise.” said Grouse Mountain spokesperson Julia Grant. “The festivities continue this long-weekend with special Family Day activities providing a fantastic opportunity for families to enjoy the outdoors together as they hit the slopes here at the Peak of Vancouver.”
Family Day features a range of activities suitable for all ages, including our Sliding Zone, skating on our mountaintop Skating Pond, sleigh rides, a pancake breakfast by donation in support of North Shore Rescue and of course skiing and riding.
As part of the BC Family ski promotion, BC residents can access the Mountain for 50 percent off lift tickets and general admission all day February 13th.
For a detailed schedule of all 24 Hours of Winter activities, please click here
For a detailed schedule of all Grouse Mountain Family Day activities, please click here
For the latest in snow and weather conditions, please visit grousemountain.com or call our Snowphone at 604-986-6262. You can also text GROUSEREPORT to 333777 and receive a text alert whenever we receive more than 10cm of new snow.
About Grouse Mountain:
With 212 acres of skiable terrain, Grouse Mountain has been welcoming visitors to our slopes to enjoy the best in downhill sports since our inaugural season in 1926. With 33 ski and snowboard runs, 15 night runs, four chairlifts, a magic carpet, five terrain parks plus the Cut Jump Line, 9 kilometres of snowshoe trails and the North Shore’s most extensive snowmaking system, Grouse Mountain is Vancouver’s outdoor playground with an average annual snowfall of 9.7 metres (31.8 feet).