3.83 out of 5 - 12 reviews

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Sadie from Vancouver writes:

This is a super duper easy hike/walk for anyone who wants to do a real hike. 500 steps in total and then a not so steep trails. It felt like walking to me. Unless you want to run this or do it a couple or more times it won't get you sweating.

    Posted: July 20, 2017 09:25:15 PM PST


    Dawn from Port Moody writes:

    Everyone's reviews are spot-on. It's not scenic, but it's great for training and working out as everyone else said. It's super easy to access, there are loads of people on the trail in the evenings, and as a fat hiker, I was able to do the whole thing in 103 minutes - so unfit people, you can do it! Just go slow and take water.

      Posted: June 20, 2017 08:06:05 PM PST


      Yumi from Surrey writes:

      I'm not sure that I would qualify this as a hike as it's mostly a cement trail with man made stairs. That being said, I would recommend this to someone who wants to track their fitness progress outdoors. Personally, I wouldn't do this 'hike' again but at least I can cross it off the list. :)

        Posted: May 31, 2017 09:19:59 PM PST


        Alan from Surrey writes:

        Not exactly what I would call a scenic hike, but I tried it for the first time and it gassed me at times. Great for exercise more than anything else in my opinion.

          Posted: May 24, 2017 11:54:41 AM PST


          Rob from Coquitlam writes:

          This isn't really a jaw-dropping hiking experience, but it my main means of cardio exercise. I live very close to the Crunch and often will come at night with my headlamp for a post-work workout. I highly recommend sticking to the stair portion of the trail (~420 steps) and doing this multiple times, rather than the whole trail, for the best burn.

          I habitually hike/run the stair portion in 4 round-trips (1600 stairs) which takes me an hour. If you haven't hiked this trail at all before, do the entire thing, and for your second time, run or hike the stairs!

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            Posted: February 21, 2017 06:00:48 PM PST


            Sharon from Cloverdale writes:

            I do this every Sunday as a break from the gym. I have progressed from barely making it to the top........ to getting there in 18 mins up and 14 mins. down, then doing the stairs 3 more times.... I love how i feel after completing this, and have started making the trip midweek after my gym workout.

            Not very scenic, but for me..... it's a workout more than a hike :)

              Posted: July 25, 2016 02:31:00 AM PST


              Rachel from Surrey writes:

              I'm rating this trail exclusively on the workout it provides someone who is very out of shape. Once you've progressed beyond intermediate difficult hiking it's probably of no use to you unless you want to run up and down it.

              It's not fun or particularly beautiful - the views are all urban and most are obstructed by hydro power lines - but it's easy to access, the trail it's self is well maintained and quiet, surrounded by shrubs, and it provides a very satisfying workout for the beginner hiker.

                Posted: June 27, 2016 01:53:17 AM PST


                Ally from Burnaby writes:

                Not especially scenic or difficult, but it's a great way to get in some exercise during the weekday. For a reasonably fit person, this should only take you an hour both ways.

                  Posted: June 15, 2016 08:39:42 PM PST


                  Francis from Port Coquitlam writes:

                  I have lived in the Tri-Cities for three years before discovering this trail. Ever since I first walked it I have been doing it almost every day, pushing myself to beat my previous times.

                  The Crunch is great because it keeps me in shape when I can't always make it to North Van to do the Grouse Grind.

                    Posted: June 13, 2015 08:40:23 PM PST


                    Alysha from Maple Ridge writes:

                    The 1.5 hours is return. I did it in 1 hour easily

                      Posted: September 5, 2014 07:17:17 AM PST


                      Merina from Coquitlam writes:

                      Coquitlam Crunch was a lot more fun and challenging before the stairs were installed. I haven't seen any wild life since. No dear, rabbits, bears, snakes, nothing. People new to the trail should be aware of the three pedestrian crossings. One on Lansdowne has lights, the other does not, the Guildford one is bad with people darting out in front of cars who cannot because of the curve in the road. Poorly planned by the city, that's for sure!

                        Posted: August 30, 2014 10:36:07 AM PST


                        Delaney from North Vancouver writes:

                        Is the 1.5 hours just the one way, or return back too?

                          Posted: July 18, 2014 10:33:35 AM PST


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