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What does climbing 1,188 stairs mean for conservation?

Written on January 31, 2017 at 7:26 pm, by

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.

We’re moving to The Bow!

Written on October 3, 2016 at 9:54 pm, by

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!

2016 Climb & Run Results

Written on April 26, 2016 at 12:07 am, by

We’ve posted the results and photos from the 2016 Climb and Run for Wilderness. A full recap of the event will be coming soon but for now you can see the results and photo here.

Run for Wilderness

Written on April 18, 2016 at 4:36 pm, by

The Towerrunning World Association (TWA) holds tower climbing races throughout the world. This year, one of the races is being hosted in Calgary by Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) and the Calgary Tower as part of AWA’s annual Earth Day celebration. This is the only Canadian stop on the world circuit for elite athletes competing in  Continue Reading »

Celebrate Wild Alberta for Earth Day

Written on April 18, 2016 at 4:32 pm, by

If you haven’t registered yet, why not celebrate Earth Day on April 23, 2016 with great folks of all ages and abilities.  There will be celebrities, clowns, mascots, towerrunning athletes from around the world and local dignitaries. You will have fun and honest, you really can do it!  3 year olds and 100 year olds  Continue Reading »

Musical Lineup!

Written on April 14, 2016 at 9:12 pm, by

We’re excited to announce our wonderful musical lineup for this year’s Climb.  

Mural Gallery: See it April 23

Written on April 4, 2016 at 8:45 pm, by

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 »

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!