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Earth Day is right around the corner on April 21, and a unique event in Calgary is giving participants to get some exercise, climb the tallest skyscraper in the city, all while raising money for a good cause.

Climb for Wilderness is raising money for protecting Alberta’s freshwater fish population through the Alberta Wilderness Association.  Participants who can raise a minimum of $75 will be allowed to climb The Bow.  Calgary’s massive structure has 57 floors, with 1,204 steps and stands at 236 meters, 45 meters above the iconic Calgary Tower.

The event is open to all ages, and those under the age of 15 will only need to raise $40 to take the climb.  You can also raise even more funds if you want to take the hike more than once.

Registration stays open until 8:00 am the day of the event.  The climb takes place between 8:30 am to 11:30 am.  If you can complete all 1,204 steps, there are celebratory t-shirts available.

For more information and to register early, you can visit the Climb for Wilderness website, here.