Saturday, August 19, 2017

More Tour de Frank!

The 2017 Tour de Frank is now only a month away!  On Saturday September 16, climbers will converge on Frank Slide to test themselves against a hand-picked list of some of Frank Slide's best boulder problems!

If you're new to bouldering at Frank Slide, this is a great chance to acquaint yourself with the rock climbing in Canada's biggest limestone bouldering area!  There are 1300 boulder problems (short rock climbing routes on boulders) at Frank Slide, with challenges for everyone from beginner to seasoned expert.  We have a fantastic list of sponsors this year, so come out for a great day of climbing!

Event posters will be going up at venues across Southern Alberta and Southern BC, so keep your eyes open!

More details on the this year's TdF can be found in the Information Package which is online HERE.

Here's some photos from last year's event!  Keep your fingers crossed for good weather again this year!

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Tour de Frank 2017!

The 2017 Tour de Frank is coming!  On Saturday, September 16, 2017 climbers from far and wide will congregate in Frank Slide to enjoy a day of bouldering in Canada's greatest limestone bouldering area!  Come out to climb with old friends and meet new ones while pulling down on some of the best problems that Frank Slide has to offer!

The Tour de Frank is equal parts celebration of climbing, festival, and competition!  The emphasis, however, is entirely on having fun!  Over the next few weeks we'll be rolling out a number of goodies to get you ready and psyched for this year's event, including...

  • The 2017 TdF Information Package
  • The long-form waiver (for participants under the age of 18)
  • Photos from the 2016 TdF
  • The 2017 TdF Poster
  • The 2017 TdF Sponsor List
So stay tuned and get ready for the 2017 Tour de Frank!

Highballing on Railway Slab (V0), definitely a contender for the 2017 TdF List! 

Kyle pulling down on the perfect rock of the Beautiful Struggle Boulder.