Gripped Magazine

December 15, 2013

Bozeman Ice Festival Results

Canadians Finish Strong The17th  Bozeman Ice Festival main event took place on Saturday, December 14. It is the first year the event is on the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup tour, which brought a number of strong Europeans. Canadians had a good competition as Will Gadd points out:
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Olson Sends Winter Dance, First Female Redpoint

Jen Olson has become the first woman to redpoint Winter Dance, WI6, M8, 150 m, in Hyalite Canyon, she climbed it with Tim McAllister. The first ascent was made in 1998 by Alex Lowe and Jim Earl, who established a twelve-bolt ladder through the overhanging rock to reach the
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