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 incentive prizes for a number of categories this year. We are constantly updating this page, so keep checking back to see what new and exciting prizes you can win!
Individual Fundraising Prizes
There will be prizes that all climbers on the 27th will be eligible for. Random draws for great gifts are topped off with a distinctive limited edition t-shirt for the first 1000 climbers.
If you are one of the first 50 people to raise $150, you qualify for a limited edition Sage-Grouse Pin in honour of our 28th annual climb and the grasslands that host so many of Alberta’s endangered species. As well, you will be entered into a draw for a Calgary Flames water bottle.
VIP fundraisers (individuals who raise $1000 and higher) will receive limited edition gold shirts to recognize their outstanding contributions for the Climb for Wilderness.
All climbers who reach the following fundraising thresholds will receive incentive prizes in recognition for their incredible support for wilderness and wildlife!
$250-$499: An Alberta Wilderness Association canvas tote bag containing Calgary’s Best Walks and more, as well as entry into a draw for a Calgary Hitmen jersey.
$500-$999: A $50 gift card to Gord’s Running Store and entry into a draw for a lacrosse stick signed by the Calgary Roughneck’s and four tickets to their 2019-2020 home opener.
$1000+: A $100 gift card to MEC and entry into a draw for a Calgary Flames jersey signed by Travis Hamonic.
Top Fundraisers – Prize Categories
New this year to support us is Soul Kitchen! They are providing a fabulous prize for the Outstanding Fundraising Team that exceeds the VIP level of funds raised. The prize is a gift basket that includes for each member of the team: Soul Kitchen’s famous barbeque sauce and a certificate for an entrée at Soul Kitchen’s food truck (maximum ten team members). Soul Kitchen is our favourite food truck and we hope it will be yours too!
Top Youngster (5 and under)
The prize for the Top Youngster (ages 5 and under) Fundraiser is a gift certificate provided by Alberta Prairie Railway! The winner will receive the fares for two adults and two children on Alberta Prairie Railways’ THE POLAR EXPRESS train ride that is scheduled between the end of November and throughout December 2019.
Top Child (6-15)
The Top Child (ages 6-15) Fundraiser will receive a Summertime Fun Package! This package contains family passes for some of the top attractions in Southern Alberta including Telus Spark, Heritage Park, Calaway Park, the Calgary Zoo, and the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology.
Top Adult (16-64)
The prize for the Top Adult (ages 16-64) Fundraiser is a certificate for a pair of Brooks Running Shoes! The certificate has been donated in partnership with Brooks and long-time sponsor, Gord’s Running Store.
Top Senior (65+)
The winner for the Top Senior (65+) Fundraiser will receive a great prize from Patagonia Calgary! As well, they will also receive a gift certificate from one of our sponsors (details to come).
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 27, 2019 will be eligible for incentive prizes.