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Gros Morne Mountain, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

All the other reviews here are spot-on! It's quite a challenge, but not impossible. Here are some tips: - It's HIGHLY recommended you wear hiking shoes/boots. Some of the trails are pretty rugged, and regular running shoes don't provide much stability for this terrain. -...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 17 September 2018

800 metres to the summit, 16.2 kms return and 7.5 hours to complete the circuit. We had a sunny day with bottom of the mountain temps in the high teens (Celsius). 4 km from the car park to the base, 3 hours to get to...More

Thank Canucks-down-under
Reviewed 30 August 2018

When they tell you to bring at least 2 litres of water, do it. It was a hot day when we went. We took extra water and went through 7 1/2 litres between two of us. A couple of hikers had to be taken off...More

Thank LunaMoth150315
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Not going to lie, I was pretty nervous before the hike and for a good reason. It’s a 2 hour hike that’s pretty easy to the base of the mountain but then it’s BRUTAL going up the mountain. I’ve done a lot of the east...More

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This moderate-to-difficult trail is the most popular in Gros Morne and can get crowded, even outside of high season. But that's for a reason. For the most part, it's an moderate, if strenuous, walk, but the final scramble to the top can be difficult for...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This hike is doable for anyone in reasonably good fitness/health. But give yourself lots of time and bring lots of water. It took me 8 hours, including lunch at the top and a couple of breaks throughout. If you are not sure whether this is...More

Thank Ramona106
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We completed the hike in 6.5 hours and felt that this was fairly fast. It was a very hot and humid day; 30 + degrees celcius and no clouds. We packed various clothing options as was recommended because the weather can change quickly but this...More

1  Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 20 July 2018

This is a hike you'll remember both for the accomplishment of doing it and the views it affords. Regardless of your fitness level, you'll want the recommended 6-8 hours simply to enjoy the experience. Footing is treacherous both up hill and down so you need...More

5  Thank iafamilytravel
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

It’s a sunny day in early July. My wife and I drove from Deer lake, we stayed in the holiday inn there, to trail head in the morning. It’s about 40 minutes drive. The trail head is right at the side of highway 430, about...More

Thank N_20_W_01
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Where do I begin? This hike was amazing! In total, the hike took us around eight hours. This included lunch at the top and many photo ops. Make sure to go on a clear day, as the top of the mountain can be very foggy!...More

4  Thank Globetrotting_Lolo
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