When Does Grouse Mountain Close for Skiing?

Grouse Mountain is the best Vancouver ski hill in convenience terms, but unfortunately as temperatures rise all good things must come to an end.

But when exactly does Grouse Mountain close for skiing?

Let’s take a look.

skiers racing down the grouse mountain ski hill with the vancouver harbour in the background

When Does Grouse Mountain Ski Season End?

In short, Grouse Mountain ski season varies year to year depending on snowfall.

So how are we supposed to know when Grouse Mountain mountain closes?

Well, a quick glance into the past should give us a hint.

A look at the Grouse Mountain closing dates over the last five years gives us a great idea:

  • 2022 – May 1st
  • 2021 – May 15th
  • 2020 – March 16th (early closure due to COVID-19)
  • 2019 – May 2nd
  • 2018 – April 22nd

As you can see, most years Grouse Mountain closes for skiing towards the end of April or early May.

This is about the same for all Vancouver’s best ski resorts.

One final thing: especially during peak Vancouver winter you’ll need to buy your Grouse Mountain ski lift tickets in advance to avoid huge delays on the gondola going up the mountain.

Just select your date using the calender above and lock it in. As somebody who has stood in the thirty minute line just to get a ticket, I’m telling you this is a wise move.

Related: Grouse Mountain Opening Dates

Grouse Mountain Closing Dates Not Doing it for You?

Looking to ski a bit later into the year? The famous Whistler-Blackcomb resort is typically open later into the spring.

Any remaining questions about when the Grouse Mountain ski season closes?

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Related: How Much is the Grouse Mountain Gondola?

Julian

I've used online guides on five continents to find the world's greatest travel spots and this is my chance to give back - with insider info on my home, the mighty Vancouver BC!

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