Safety & risk awareness

summer safety

From world-class attractions to thrilling activities, Grouse Mountain is your destination for summer adventure. In addition to Mountain Ropes Adventure and Mountain Ziplines, Grouse Mountain offers a full range of summer activities including hiking, sightseeing and more.

Hiking, sightseeing and other summer activities that take place in a ski area involve the risk of injury. The information contained in the Safety and Risk Awareness section of this website is intended to inform you of the risks, dangers and hazards that you may encounter in a ski area and help you to stay safe while enjoying these activities. Whether you are a participant in these activities or a parent or guardian of a minor participant, please take the time to familiarize yourself with the Safety and Risk Awareness information on this page.

The use of ski area premises and facilities and participation in activities at ski areas involves various risks, dangers and hazards. It is a condition of your use of the premises and facilities and your participation in these activities that you assume all risk of personal injury, death or property loss resulting from any cause whatsoever, including negligence, breach of contract, or breach of any duty of care on the part of the ski area operator. Your legal responsibility as a user of the ski area premises and facilities or participant in activities at the ski area is explained in the following notice, which you will see posted at the ski area.

Download a PDF here.


Be aware, mountain weather changes quickly and there is usually a temperature difference from the base to the top of the mountain. Dress in layers and wear proper footwear.


  • For the most up to date fire rating information, visit the information kiosk in the plaza or the Grouse entrance to Lynn Headwaters.
  • Grouse Mountain is a non-smoking environment and open flames are prohibited.
  • If you witness any open flames, please call 604-998-4321. For more information on forest fires in BC, visit

    Current Fire Danger Rating

sun protection

UV levels can rise with an increase in altitude. Please wear appropriate sunglasses and sunscreen to protect yourself from these harmful UV rays.


You may encounter maintenance vehicles or other heavy machinery at any time. Always be cautious and obey posted signs and warnings.


Due to safety reasons, the use of drones by guests or members of the public, for any reason, is prohibited on or over Grouse Mountain property including the mountaintop, ski runs, facilities and surrounding area. Commercial drone use is also prohibited on Grouse Mountain property, except in limited circumstances. Please contact us for more details.


To ensure you’re prepared for your visit, please check current conditions and the status of activities before arriving at Grouse Mountain. 

Grouse Mountain is requiring all guests (born in 2009 or earlier) to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.