MEDIA ADVISORY: WWF's CN Tower Climb for Nature is happening today and tomorrow

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MEDIA ADVISORY: WWF's CN Tower Climb for Nature is happening today and tomorrow

Canada NewsWire

There's still time to join and help raise more than $1 million for nature and wildlife 

TORONTO, April 20, 2024 /CNW/ - Thousands of people will conquer the CN Tower's 1,776 steps this weekend as part of WWF's annual CN Tower Climb for Nature. Together, WWF-Canada and climbers aim to raise more than $1 million for wildlife conservation over two days.  

Though Saturday's climb is sold out, people in the GTA and beyond who wish to take on the 144-floor challenge can still register to climb on Sunday at  

WHERE: CN Tower 


WHEN: Saturday, April 20 and Sunday, April 21 


  • 5:30 a.m. Media desk opens at base of CN Tower. 
  • 6 a.m. Climbers start up the tower. 
  • 8 a.m. Megan Leslie climbs the CN Tower.  
  • 10 a.m. Last climber enters the tower. 
  • 11 a.m. Last of the climbers should have cleared the tower. 


  • 5:30 a.m. Media desk opens at the base of CN Tower. 
  • 6 – 6:30 a.m. Elite Climbers (competitive climbers) will vie for the fastest time up the CN Tower.
    • Elite Climbers will be available for interviews at the top of the tower from 6:30-7 a.m.  
  • 7 – 10 a.m. Individual climbers start up the tower. 
  • 10 a.m. Last climber enters the tower. 
  • 11 a.m. Last of the climbers have cleared the tower. 

Please note that all media will be required to sign security waiver forms. Forms will be available at the media desk in the base of the tower. 

We will do our best to accommodate interviews throughout the weekend. For a photo-op or interview with a specific climber, please contact WWF-Canada to arrange in advance.

For photos footage of past climbs, please view here.

About WWF-Canada's Climb for Nature 
WWF-Canada's most significant fundraising event, the Climb for Nature X CN Tower raises more than $1 million to protect habitats and species across Canada and around the world. For the first time, the Climb for Nature is going national with an event at BC Place on May 26 and an anywhere climb taking place between April 20June 9. For more information, visit  

About World Wildlife Fund Canada 
WWF-Canada is committed to equitable and effective conservation actions that restore nature, reverse wildlife loss and fight climate change. We draw on scientific analysis and Indigenous guidance to ensure all our efforts connect to a single goal: a future where wildlife, nature and people thrive. For more information visit

SOURCE World Wildlife Fund Canada

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