Dedications & Tributes

There are many reasons people chose to climb; for a personal life challenge, because someone they know climbed, or in honor of someone they lost to cancer.  We’d like to hear from you about why you climbed. 

Will you tell us your story?  Fill out the following form OR send an email along with a high resolution jpeg photo of yourself and/or the person you’re climbing for to

When submitting your story, please include the following:

  • Your name, contact number, home city and which fire station you belong to.
  • Whether you’re an active, volunteer or retired firefighter.
  • Have you participated in the Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge before?  Please share a highlight and briefly tell us about your experience.
  • Are you a first-time stairclimber? What or who is inspiring you to climb?
  • A favourite high resolution photo of yourself.  If this is a tribute/memorial climb, include a picture of who you are climbing for along with their name and relationship to you.

Max Story Length: 500 words

*We reserve the right to edit stories for length.  We will send back any edited stories for final approval by you before sharing it on any platform.

MEDIA RELEASE:  Please be aware, by submitting your story, you agree to our media release terms below and agree that your story may be shared on this website as well as on social media (Facebook and Twitter).

Thanks for sharing… you’re an inspiration!

Media Release Terms:  By submitting this story the submitter grants, to Wellspring Calgary “Wellspring”, the right, permission and license to use the story, film, footage, audio tapes and/or photographs of myself, in whole or in part, produced for educational or promotional purposes by/for Wellspring, provided that said film, footage, audio tapes and/or photographs be used exclusively by the above-mentioned organization and its agents.

Your Name *

Your Email *

Your Phone Number *

Upload your Photo (max filesize 2.5mb)

Your Message

Type in the security phrase: captcha