TABVAR - The Association of Bow Valley Rock Climbers

Feb 5th, 2014 - Routebuilders Alert
MEC is supporting TABVAR and Bow Valley route builders with a special opportunity for a discounted bulk rate on FIXE hardware. Deadline is Feb 14th!! Download this form, fill it in and follow the instructions for payment, etc.

Dec 11, 2013 - Site Update
The TABVAR site is being updated. Forums and Topo updates are temporarily unavailable.

Sept 15, 2013 - Want to help with route retrofits?
We've got a drill to loan out. Contact Greg for details by selecting "retrofits" on our contact form.

June 2, 2013 Have you seen our Facebook page?

May 24, 2013 - TABVAR welcomes our latest sponsor, Banff Hotels.org
The local guide to hotels, motels and vacation condos in the Banff area.

March 31, 2013 - TABVAR is now accepting donations online via PayPal
Any amount helps in funding route retrofits and new route development.

March 15, 2013 - 2012 Annual Report now available online.

Feb 12, 2013 - Jane Vuong Memorial Page
Our sincere condolences to her loved ones and deep
thanks for the generous donations in Jane's memory.

Jan 7, 2013 - Updated Retrofit Progress Report

Nov 23, 2012 - Bradley Joyce Memorial Page
Our sincere condolences to his loved ones and deep
thanks for the generous donations in his memory.

October 31, 2012 - Route Builders Claim Packages

June 27th, 2012 - 2012 TABVAR FUNDING GUIDELINES

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The Association of Bow Valley Rock Climbers (TABVAR) is a-not-for profit organization, funded by donations, whose purpose is to promote the responsible development of safe rock climbing areas serving the Calgary, Canmore, Banff and Lake Louise climbing communities.

TABVAR provides funds for:

  • Environmental projects such as erosion protection measures at the base of cliffs and trails.
  • Retrofitting and upgrades to existing routes.
  • Fixed anchors on routes.

Since its inception in 1993, TABVAR has raised and disbursed more than $85,000 plus over $15,000 in contributed materials.

Thank you to all our supporters and a special thanks to our corporate sponsors:

 

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