June 22nd, 2009 | by Stephen Jagger
Vancouver Realtor Sebastian Albrecht is hiking the Grouse Grind 13 times in one day (TODAY). You can follow his progress live from his Twitter account – https://twitter.com/salbrecht. Sebastian is raising money for the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation and you can sponsor him here. Below is a video with 24Hours News from today.
Grouse Grind Stats:
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: On average it takes up to an hour and a half to complete the hike.
For novice hikers, up to two hours is recommended.
Participants: Hikers range in age from 7 to 90, with an equal male/female split.