2021 Frank Slide Cleanup Day was a Huge Success!

(all the good photos below thanks to Grzegorz Tos, follow him here: https://www.instagram.com/tosgrzegorz/) The 2021 Frank Slide Cleanup Day was a huge success! SABA would like to thank every one of the nearly 100 climbers who came out on Saturday (June 5, 2021) to volunteer to pick up garbage and make Frank Slide a cleanerContinue reading “2021 Frank Slide Cleanup Day was a Huge Success!”

SABA AGM: Feb 12th, 2021 at 7pm

Due to COVID19, we’re doing a virtual AGM. If you are a member of SABA you should have received an email with the link and the agenda. If you didn’t get an email, but are a member of SABA and would like to attend, please send us an email at southernalbertabouldering@gmail.com and we’ll make sureContinue reading “SABA AGM: Feb 12th, 2021 at 7pm”

Welcome to 2021: SABA Update

With the insanity of the summer and COVID19 travel / gathering restrictions, it was a regrettable necessity to not be able to run the 2020 Tour de Frank Climbing Festival. We hope that 2021 will bring calmer waters for everything, climbing included… and maybe the 2021 TdF will be able to run, but we’ll crossContinue reading “Welcome to 2021: SABA Update”

2020 Tour de Frank Announced!

Mark your calendars! After a highly successful 2019 Tour de Frank (being both the largest Tour de Frank festival to date, and the most number of climbers ever in the Frank Slide at one time!), SABA is very pleased to announce that the 2020 Tour de Frank has been scheduled for September 12th, 2020. MoreContinue reading “2020 Tour de Frank Announced!”

2019 Tour de Frank Recap

This post originally was authored by SABA exec Trent Hoover and appeared on his personal blog http://theclimbinglife.blogspot.com/ Several years ago, the Tour de Frank was conceived by fellow Frank Slide ‘local’ Mark Derksen and I during one of the long drives home from Frank Slide after a day of bouldering in the enormous field ofContinue reading “2019 Tour de Frank Recap”

Tour de Frank is back for 2019!

Alberta’s premier outdoor bouldering festival is back! On Saturday, September 7, 2019 head down to Frank Slide to sample Canada’s finest limestone bouldering! A selected list of Frank Slide’s best problems (routes) will keep anyone – from novice to crusher – entertained for a day of climbing in the boulder field. Held at the FrankContinue reading “Tour de Frank is back for 2019!”