The ride up on the gondola alone and the view of the Lower Mainland from the year-round restaurant are worth the price of the pass. "You know it might have a ton of terrain but we get a great deal as a family and it's a whole lot of fun," says Thomasina, a Vancouver hair stylist and lifelong snowboarder. According to the mountain they just want people to get up and enjoy the life. "We are extremely proud of what Y2Play has done to expand winter sports in Vancouver," says Grouse Mountain General Manager, Michael Cameron. "We have not only introduced skiing and riding to a new generation, but we've reintroduced the sport to those who have found it cost prohibitive elsewhere. The value is undeniable."