BOZEMAN — U.S. Army veteran Nick Watson jabbed an ice pick into a frozen waterfall and started up an ice-climbing route in Hyalite Canyon on Wednesday afternoon.
Joe Josephson’s work to brand Bozeman as an ice-climbing town scrambled upward last weekend with ice climbing competitions held on a 38-foot-tall wood and metal wall in the heart of the city.
BOZEMAN — Bozeman-area climbers and others are hoping to get in on the ground floor of an Olympic movement by building an 84-foot-tall ice climbing tower at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds.
BOZEMAN — Even on Mount Everest, people see evidence of climate change.
Former Rocky Mountain College student Cory Richards has climbed into the national limelight in the past two years.
Protection efforts for the Gallatin Range will top the agenda at the Montana Wilderness Association's annual gathering April 29-30 at the Gallatin Gateway Inn.
A pair of wool pants could have kept a less-experienced climber from summiting Mount Everest in 2007, but Bozeman climber Conrad Anker, straddled with gear and clothing from 1924, accomplished what George Mallory likely did not.
Conrad Anker and Leo Houlding test out their replica 1924 climbing gear at 23,000 ft. Courtesy photo
Conrad Anker of Bozeman, standing, and his mountaineering partner Leo Houlding take in a Himalayan view at the start of the Altitude Everest Expedition. (Courtesy photo)