(North Vancouver) After an inspiring day on the Grouse Grind®, Grouse Mountain is excited to announce that the Multi-Grouse Grind Challenge has raised over $48,000 in support of the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation.
A new record was set at this year’s event with Wilfrid Leblanc completing 19 Grouse Grinds over the 19-hour period. A new female record was also set as Brooke Spence completed 18 Grouse Grinds. For a complete list of results, please click here.
As the only sanctioned event to determine the record-holder for most ascents of the Grouse Grind in a one-day period, the Multi-Grouse Grind Challenge saw a record 67 athletes seek their personal best while raising valuable funds for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation.
At the end of a long day on Mother Nature’s Stairmaster, the 67 participants hiked a collective total of 660 Grouse Grinds®.
“We’re thrilled to see participation in the Multi-Grouse Grind Challenge grow year after year as people look to set a personal best in support of BC Children’s Hospital,” said Julia Grant, Grouse Mountain’s Communications Manager. “All the athletes who participated should be incredibly proud of their accomplishment as well as the funds raised for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation.”
About Grouse Mountain:
Grouse Mountain is the number one visitor attraction in the Lower Mainland, with 1.3 million annual visitors. Known as the Peak of Vancouver, we offer unparalleled panoramic views of the City, sea and surrounding mountains along with a wide range of year-round outdoor and educational activities, dining and more. For more information, please visit grousemountain.com.