Climbers are amazing. Remember that crazy wind storm that came through Bozeman a few weeks ago knocking down fences all over town? It also completely flattened the climbing structure for the 2015 Bozeman Ice Festival which was just two weeks away.
Most don't know it's been happening for 17 years but THIS year's Bozeman Ice Festival appeared to be the best ever and more visible to non-climbers. It's a great community of people who find their passion in ice climbing and for those who don't - it's fantastic to watch and learn.
The Country Bookshelf will host pioneer climber Joe Fitschen Thursday March 7, 2013, at 7:00 pm, for a special reading and signing of his new book Going Up: Tales Told on the Road to El Capitan. Fitschen, with three companions, made the first continuous ascent of El Capitan in Yosemite Valley.