Written on April 4, 2016 at 8:45 pm, by Joanna Skrajny
The walls inside the Calgary Tower are covered with over 170 original murals, six of which were added on April 2nd. The judges for the mural competition said the pieces this year were “imaginative, beautifully designed and beautifully painted.” The artwork was added to whats known as the tallest gallery in the west. The stairwells Continue Reading »
Written on January 15, 2016 at 11:30 pm, by Christyann Olson
Please join us at the Calgary Tower on Saturday April 23, 2016 for solidarity, exercise, environmental protection and fun! as we look back on the Climb for Wilderness’ amazing 25 year legacy helping raise awareness and money for the defence of Alberta’s wilderness. We’re really looking forward to seeing you there! What a year it Continue Reading »
Written on January 3, 2016 at 9:12 pm, by Joanna Skrajny
On April 2nd, the Calgary Tower will open its doors to the stairwell for artists to paint the walls. Add your wild art to the murals in the tower. Register here!
Written on April 18, 2015 at 7:51 pm, by Kevin Brennan
The results of the 2015 Climb for Wilderness are in. Check out your time and see how you compare to the rest of the field.
Now with photos!
Written on April 18, 2015 at 5:41 pm, by Sean Nichols
A trumpet fanfare by local musician Chris Morrison and a few words from City of Calgary Councillor Gian-Carlo Carra and Liberal Candidate for Calgary-Mountain View, Dr. David Swann, kicked off the 24th annual Climb and Run for Wilderness bright and early this morning on a crisp spring day…
Written on April 14, 2015 at 1:15 pm, by Sean Nichols
This Saturday morning, elite athletes will race up and down the 525 vertical feet of the Calgary Tower, vying to become champions of the only Premium race event in Canada recognized by the Towerrunning World Association…
Written on March 29, 2015 at 7:03 pm, by Kevin Brennan
On March 28, 2015, AWA held its 13th annual Mural Painting Competition and the judges were met with some very fine work…
Written on March 26, 2015 at 12:27 pm, by Sean Nichols
13th Annual Wilderness Mural Painting Competition at the Calgary Tower offers great photo ops and community stories
Written on February 4, 2015 at 2:26 pm, by Sean Nichols
Think you have what it takes to compete with the best? Why not try out for our Power Hour Challenge and put it to the test!
Written on January 15, 2015 at 2:25 pm, by Kevin Brennan
Registration is now open for the 2015 event on April 18, 2015. We have adopted a new system for registration and fundraising that will make the process more seamless for everyone involved in the event.