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25th Annual Climb and Run for Wilderness: Registrations are Now Open!

Written on January 15, 2016 at 11:30 pm, by

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 »

Mural Competition 2016

Written on January 3, 2016 at 9:12 pm, by

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!

2015 Climb for Wilderness Results Are In!

Written on April 18, 2015 at 7:51 pm, by

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!

24th annual event draws climbers from elite athletes to toddlers to raise funds and awareness for Wild Alberta

Written on April 18, 2015 at 5:41 pm, by

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…

Stair-climbing “Power Hour” Challenges Athletes from Around the World

Written on April 14, 2015 at 1:15 pm, by

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…

Mural Painting Competition Winners

Written on March 29, 2015 at 7:03 pm, by

On March 28, 2015, AWA held its 13th annual Mural Painting Competition and the judges were met with some very fine work…

Tallest Gallery in the West!

Written on March 26, 2015 at 12:27 pm, by

13th Annual Wilderness Mural Painting Competition at the Calgary Tower offers great photo ops and community stories

Power Hour Challenge

Written on February 4, 2015 at 2:26 pm, by

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!

Registration is Now Open

Written on January 15, 2015 at 2:25 pm, by

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.

Registrations for the 2015 Climb and Run for Wilderness Will Open in January

Written on December 2, 2014 at 12:00 pm, by

We have some exciting changes in store for the 2015 Climb and Run for Wilderness, including some new and revamped events, and a brand new website!