Written on May 10, 2018 at 6:48 pm, by Nathaniel Schmidt
Caribou need our help and your Climb is playing a big role. Over the next few months, we’re going to point out some ways that Climb for Wilderness is helping to protect Alberta’s wildlife and wild spaces. Caribou Today Woodland Caribou are a species that were once found in two-thirds of our province but are Continue Reading »
Written on April 21, 2018 at 6:25 pm, by Nick Pink
Alberta Wilderness Association’s (AWA) 27th Climb for Wilderness once again exceeded expectations as climbers, volunteers, and supporters filled the stairwells of the iconic Bow Tower, courtesy of venue sponsor, Cenovus Energy Inc. Each step of the way, climbers showed support for wilderness and wildlife at the best Earth Day event in the west! More than Continue Reading »
Written on March 23, 2018 at 6:34 pm, by Nathaniel Schmidt
Alberta’s Fish Story In the first of our series about why we climb, we’re telling the story of Alberta’s freshwater fish. Whether it’s a summer day by the side of a river or at the lake waiting for that coveted tug on a fishing line, or the satisfaction of cooking a meal you caught yourself Continue Reading »
Written on February 23, 2018 at 10:36 pm, by Nathaniel Schmidt
Why do we climb? As a new participant or even as a returning climber, you may be wondering what all your fundraising contributes to. When you Climb for Wilderness (C4W), all funds raised go directly towards the Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA). Our focus is on advocating for Alberta’s wild spaces and the wildlife that rely Continue Reading »
Written on February 13, 2018 at 11:24 pm, by Joanna Skrajny
Planning is well under way as we get ready for the 2018 Climb for Wilderness and there’s lots of news to report. Many of our supporters have returned and their generosity means everything. From a great venue – the Bow glass walled staircase to climb with great views all thew way to the top, free Continue Reading »
Written on June 1, 2017 at 4:35 pm, by Joanna Skrajny
Thanks to everyone that came to the 2017 Climb for Wilderness! Here’s some of our favourite moments: 20 month old Karina Eustace Wallis, walked up all 1188 steps, one at a time, with the odd break for a treat or a little chat while her mom, Lindsey Wallis and her dad, Kyle Eustace watched carefully Continue Reading »
Written on April 22, 2017 at 3:00 pm, by Joanna Skrajny
Alberta Wilderness Association’s (AWA) 26th Climb for Wilderness surpassed expectations as climbers, volunteers and supporters filled the stairwells of the iconic Bow Building, courtesy of Cenovus Energy Inc. Each step of the way, climbers showed support for wilderness and wildlife at the best Earth Day event in the west! More than 800 participants from babies Continue Reading »
Written on April 20, 2017 at 7:19 pm, by Kevin Brennan
We are all set to fill the stairwells on Earth Day, April 22. The 26th Climb for Wilderness in support of Alberta’s wilderness and wildlife will be held at the beautiful, iconic, energy-efficient Bow Building in the heart of Calgary courtesy of Cenovus Energy.
Written on January 31, 2017 at 7:26 pm, by Kevin Brennan
Eleven hundred and eighty-eight stairs is also the number of kilometres to drive from the town of Peace River to the Canada-US border south of Milk River.
Written on October 3, 2016 at 9:54 pm, by Kevin Brennan
We are pleased to announce that the 26th Climb for Wilderness will be held on April 22, 2017 at Calgary’s Bow Building, the best skyscraper in Canada!