I haven't been to Grouse Mountain in a few years. The last time was when I did the Grouse Grind a few years ago. I climbed the Grouse Grind and then took the gondola down. This time is for more of an adventure.
After the sno limo ride, we needed to defrost for a bit. We had a small lunch on the mountain. We shared some pulled pork poutine. I know it's fattening but it's so delicious.
With a filled belly of poutine, we were really to tackle our next activity; snoshoeing. It is walking in the snow. It isn't a strenuous activity. On this tour it was just my friend and I. It was good because then the tour guide can go at our pace. We were going quite slow. It was because we weren't used to walking in snoshoes. I liked our tour guide. He was prepared for worst case scenarios. He had a first aid kit, a shovel and a whistle. I'm sure he had other items too but I am not sure what they are. As we walked in the forest, he explained to us about the nature surroundings. There were also special attractions in the forest. One is this carving in this tree. It was so interesting to see that they can carve something so beautiful while the tree is still standing. The other interesting attraction is the yurt. The traditional yurts are made from mud and dirt. This is a modern one with electricity and insulation. This was used as the Coca Cola headquarters during the 2010 Winter Olympics. Since then it has been used for anything.
This was a fun filled day in the snow. It was exciting to try a new activity (sno limo). Our tour guides made our experiences filled with fun facts.