Serious Business at Pipestone Pass
Bouldering / Bozeman / Butte / Call Chris Sharma / Montana / Pipestone Pass / Steve the Dog

Serious Business at Pipestone Pass

Some more photos from a recent trip to Pipestone Pass! Warming up David on a freshly brushed, probably climbed boulder problem in the Druthers opposite Paresthesia. Unknown problem on the Choice Boulder. David Sjöquist climbing on a wicked thin face on the same boulder as the Wild Pony, and directly to its right. A project … Continue reading

Pipestone Pass Bouldering: Take II
Bozeman / Butte / Call Chris Sharma / Danger / Montana / Pipestone Pass / Steve the Dog / Suckers! / The Hard Life

Pipestone Pass Bouldering: Take II

Following are some photos from the Druthers Area at Pipestone Pass, Montana. This weekend, we estimate there were approximately 10 first ascents done, many of which were easy, but techy ‘n’ awesome–and a few of which were harder! (Photos of other/ non-Druthers climbs with Sarah, Jeff, Joe and Dervin to come soon…) /Christine Morning preparations … Continue reading

Pipestone Pass Bouldering: Take One
Bouldering / Bozeman / Call Chris Sharma / Montana / Pipestone Pass

Pipestone Pass Bouldering: Take One

Yesterday, we had the privilege of climbing at Pipestone Pass for our first time, complements of some local-expert “tour guides” who’d be climbing there for multiple seasons. We had never climbed out there before, as the rock is rumored to be rotten and holdless. However, what we saw out there was incredible! Excellent, often tall … Continue reading

Southwest Montana Climbers Coalition: Spring Trash Clean-up
Bad Weather / Bozeman / Gallatin Canyon / Medium-bad Weather / Montana / Non-Climbing

Southwest Montana Climbers Coalition: Spring Trash Clean-up

As part of the Adopt a Highway Program, the Southwest Montana Climbers Coalition is responsible for maintaining a two-mile stretch of highway in the northern reaches of Gallatin Canyon—quite an appropriate location, as Gallatin Canyon holds much of the area’s sport and trad routes. On Saturday, May 4 of this year, a bunch of climbers—including … Continue reading

Bozeman Climbing Team Article
Bozeman / Competitions / Misc / Montana / Non-Climbing / Whiskey Gulch / Work

Bozeman Climbing Team Article

Image Courtesy John Lageson I started climbing in the fall of 1999 with the help of some of my closest friends. Though we were all teenagers at the time, these guys had already been climbing for years by the time I started. Members of the then young Bozeman Climbing Team, these guys already “knew the … Continue reading