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PO Box 6275
Bozeman, MT 59771

(406) 595-1784

Bozeman Ice Climbing Festival
Hyalite Canyon, Montana


Evenings at the Emerson

Après Climb – Every night in the Emerson Ballroom

Come meet our sponsors and athletes, troll for belay partners, and have dinner with us with food available from our official food suppliers. Don’t miss out on a pint of the special signature brew from Bridger Brewing. And don’t forget your tickets for the legendary Black Diamond Stoke Package for all the gear and apparel needed to be an ice climber! 5:00pm to 7:30pm

Special Guests

  • Stay tuned for confirmation on a number of exciting personalities and climbers you won't want to miss!

Special Film Screenings at the Emerson Crawford Theatre

Wednesday, December 5 - 7:30pm

  • Special 50th anniversary screening of “Mountain of Storms,” featuring special guest Dick Dorworth. Presented by Patagonia.

  • General Seating. Senior and Student Discounts. $12 admission or VIP Pass


Thursday, December 6 - 7:30pm

  • Presentation of “North Ridge” featuring British climber Tom Livingstone
    Special Guests - The Bear Canyon Singers and Dancers

  • General Seating. Senior and Student Discounts. $15 admission or VIP Pass

Friday, December 7 - 7:30pm

  • “The Dawn Wall” a film by Josh Lowell, Peter Mortimer and Brett Lowell
    Special Guests - to be announced

  • Special VIP Reserved Seating Available - to be announced

  • General Seating. Senior and Student Discounts. $18 admission or VIP Pass

Saturday, December 8 - 6:30pm and 9:00pm

  • "Free Solo” a film by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi & Jimmy Chin
    Special Guests - to be announced

  • 10% of our proceeds from this screening will be donated to the Honnold Foundation.

  • Reserved Seating. Senior and Student Discounts. $20 admission, includes entry into special raffle

Adventure Film Festival

Saturday, December 8 - 9:00am to Noon and 1:00pm to 4:00pm

The Bozeman Ice Festival is proud to announce our partnership with the Adventure Film Festival. Adventurers, artists, filmmakers and activists created and run this festival because we believe in the power of the story and especially the narrative of adventure, awakening to change and challenging the world we live in. Adventure Film is rooted in the concept of “Making your own Legends,” empowering each of us to create positive change in our world.  Get ready to awaken your senses while exploring the beautiful mysteries of our universe through the craftsmanship of storytellers, artists, extreme athletes and adventurers. Check out the film lineup here.

Grivel Ice Tool & Screw Sharpening Service

Visit our Heritage Sponsor Grivel every night in the Emerson Ballroom for our unique Ice Tool & Screw Sharpening Service with craftsman Phillip Dobson. Talk to gear experts on how to best tune your gear or have Phil do it for you. You can leave it with us for pick up in the morning. Stay tuned here for more details and how you can send your gear in prior to December 1st to be ready for pick up when you arrive in Bozeman.


Legendary Sunday Wrap Party


No event is complete with a Wrap Party. Over the years this celebration has become one of the highlights of the week as sponsors, athletes, organizers and participants come together one last time as a tribe to carbo-load and toast a week of life-changing experiences. Following dinner we will be treated to a very special presentation by Bozeman’s-own Anne Gilbert-Chase. This past June, Anne and Chantel Astroga completed an ascent of Denali’s Slovak Direct (5.9 X M6 WI6+). This marks the first female ascent of the 9,000-foot route, and the second time an all-female team has climbed an Alaska Grade VI. Presented by Patagonia.

The party features a catered meal, tasty Hyalite APA, and one of the great gear raffles in a town known for its swag. Join us Sunday, December 9 as we celebrate the 2018 recipient of the 11th annual Guy Lacelle Hyalite Service Award and the final drawing for the legendary Stoke Package. See who comes in naked and leaves an ice climber!