Saturday, April 22, 2017
The Bow Building
500 Centre St SE, Calgary, AB


Thank you!  We sincerely appreciate outstanding fundraisers who make a difference for wilderness and wildlife in Alberta. In recognition and thanks for the support you provide for our work, we will be offering prizes for the leading fundraiser in five separate categories who raises more than $1500:

Senior (more than 65 years) Sponsor Delta Lodge at Kananaskisone night B&B stay and Group 933 – $100 certificate

Adult (17 – 64) Sponsored by MECsleeping bag, Patagonia – shirts and gear and Gord’s Running Store – shoes for you!

Youth (11 – 16 years) Sponsored by Canadian Western BankApple Store Gift Certificate $400

Child (6 – 10 years) Gift Package in an AWA Canvas tote bag including admission for you and your family to Calgary Zoo, The Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump and Calaway Park and more for plenty of family fun and entertainment in some great Alberta destinations.

Youngster (5 years and younger) We have a special package for this age range as we have been made aware of some great little fundraisers in this category. Sponsored by Alberta Prairie Railway, the prize is a certificate for the December 2017 Polar Express Train Ride and experience for 2 adults and 2 child fares.

Fundraising Climbers who raise the following amounts will receive gifts in recognition of their support for wilderness and wildlife:

$1000 and moresponsored by MEC – $100 gift certificate  As a bonus incentive in this category, The Calgary Flames have just provided a signed hockey stick from the fabulous Johnny Goudreau – all fundraisers in this category will have their name entered into the draw for this hockey stick.

$500 – $999sponsored by Gord’s Running Store – $50 gift certificate

$250 – $499sponsored by AWA and Alberta Culture and Tourism – single pass to an Alberta Provincial Historic Site or an AWA canvas bag with a copy of Dave Sheppard’s book, Why Wilderness.

The first 1000 climbers receive an excellent performance t-shirt printed with our famous limited edition artwork celebrating Earth Day and our first event at the Calgary Bow Tower.

Athletes – We will recognize fastest climbers from the podium at the event and all climb times will be recorded on our website in real time.

Door Prizes – Albino Muppet Photography 16″ x 20″ Grizzly bear photographed by Jamie B, canvas print framed and ready to hang and a Steam Whistle spirit package will be drawn for at the event.  Higher Ground Café Gift Certificates will also be drawn for.

All prizes must be accepted as awarded. AWA reserves the right to substitute prizes for equal or greater value. Prizes are non-cumulative and are awarded based on the categories listed. One prize per eligible participant will be allowed. Prizes are based on individual fundraising totals. Only pledge money submitted by noon, MST on Saturday, April 22, 2017 will be eligible for incentive prizes.


Registration Open Dec 19, 2016

Registration Closed Apr 22, 2017

Event Day Apr 22, 2017


Registration Desk 8:00am

Climb 8:30am - 12:00pm

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