Take a Hike, Eh!

Take a Hike, Eh!

Happy Canada Day 2017!

Facebook Screenshot of our Contest

In case you hadn’t noticed, here at GripStrip we are BIG champions of the great outdoors.  Especially the free and easy exercise that comes with it.  Not only are the physical rewards great, but it’s so good for your mental health to walk in nature.


We also are very proud to be a family-owned Canadian business.  On July 1, 2017 Canada will be marking its 150th anniversary since confederation.  We thought we’d celebrate this special year by creating a contest about the two things we love - Canada and hiking.  On our Facebook Page we posted a request for people to comment on what their favourite hike or trail is within Canada.  On July 1st, we will select a winner at random and they will receive a gift certificate to one of our favourite restaurants, The Keg (our local restaurant uses GripStrips on their stairs!)


A funny thing happened with this contest – a lot of people responded! More than expected. And you know what?  It’s been wonderful to read all of the entries!  From the East Coast Trail to Cathedral Grove and many options in between, we have delighted in seeing how beautiful Canada truly is through our followers’ eyes. 


On Canada day this year, we want to thank you for your contribution to the contest and for following us on our business journey. Thank you for reminding us how stunning our country is and how many places there are to get out and see.  If you haven’t submitted an entry – there’s still time as the contest closes at midnight June 30th. Plus as I write this there have been 156 comments and we thought we’d be lucky if we got to 150! 


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Customer Reviews

  • "Around here, moss grows overnight. It makes everything very slippery. My condo association recently installed Gripstrips on our wooden walkways that get slippery in the winter. They have reduced the number of people falling to ZERO this winter! We place them two feet apart, and it's enough to stop a skid before it becomes a fall. They are the best product ever. (I've used chickenwire stapled down (painful), and composition roof tiles (ugly). GripStrips are attractive and they work!! GREAT PRODUCT!!"

    Janey Bennett
  • "After discovering this product at a consumer tradeshow, I contacted GRIPSTRIP on behalf of a number of Strata Corporations that I manage. These buildings have now used GRIPSTRIPs on exterior wooden stair systems to reduce the likelihood of slip and falls and the product has proven to be very effective. On my personal strata in Whistler, BC, we have used this product on all of our exterior stair systems and the product has proven to work very well with both rain and snow and has been quite durable in spite of constant shoveling of snow from these stairs.

    Ross Ruddick, Strata Manager, CrossRoads Management