Saturday, April 27, 2019
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 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!


We are doing weekly giveaways in April for everyone that registers! Check out our Facebook and Twitter to see what the weekly prize is.

Congratulations to our March and April Winners: Angela Meyer, Rachael Brisbin, Marthine Kunneke, Chris Ruttle, Bob Clarkson, Naomi Robinson, and Clifton Cunningham!

Fastest Climb Times

The fastest male Callum Goodfellow (10:42) and fastest female Ana Maljkovik (11:11) have terrific prize packages on the way to them from our prize sponsors!

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.  All winners had their pins mailed to them prior to the climb.  Congratulations to David Hockey for winning the 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 prizes are being mailed or are ready for pick up at the AWA office.

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 either a Calgary Flames jersey signed by Travis Hamonic or a Stampeder’s Jersey signed by Alex Singleton

Top Fundraisers – Prize Categories

Team – Overend-Dibski ($6380.)  and seriously close to a tie Math, Mountains and Memories of Louise ($6317.) Both teams have received terrific prize packages from our prize sponsors

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 gift certificate for Soul Kitchen’s food truck. Soul Kitchen is our favourite food truck and we hope it will be yours too!

Top Youngster (5 and under) – Raymond Hadden ($1119.45)

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) – Abigail Hadden ($1653.50)

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  Heritage Park, Calaway Park, the Calgary Zoo, and the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology.


Top Adult (16-64) – Dave Wodelet ($2000)

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+) – Dr. Richard Guy ($5051.97)

The winner for the Top Senior (65+) Fundraiser will receive a great prize from Patagonia Calgary!



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 prize


Registration Open Dec 18, 2018

Registration Closed Apr 27, 2019

Event Day Apr 27, 2019


Registration Desk 8:00am

Climb 8:30am - 11:30am

Elite Stair Runners 10:30am

Please note: A $5 surcharge will be added for registering after 9:00PM Friday, April 26th.

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