Why We Climb

There are many reasons our participants choose to climb – for a personal challenge, as a team building opportunity, or because someone important in their life was diagnosed with cancer. Here are some inspiring stories about why these participants are climbing.

Why We Climb

Sylvain Frechette

My name Is Sylvain Frechette and I am an active Fire Fighter from Canmore Fire Rescue since 2016. I participated in the 2018 Stairclimb and

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Why We Climb

Chris Haichert

I was hired in 2008 with the Swift Current Fire Department. I was placed with my now Chief Darren McClelland. Darren was an unreal firefighter

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Why We Climb

Keenan Gill

I am a volunteer for Meadow Lake Fire and Rescue. I have been on the department for nearly five years, the first two as a

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Why We Climb

Chris Gill

I have been a volunteer firefighter for 8 years. I am currently in Meadow Lake, SK as a Level 2 firefighter.  My oldest son, Keenan,

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Why We Climb

Jim Pike

My mom has just been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer that has metastasized to her brain. She has just begun her radiation therapy and

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