The Bozeman Ice Climbing Festival kicks off Thursday in Hyalite Canyon.
Enthusiasts from all over the world come to learn ice climbing techniques on one of the most historic waterfall ice climbing destinations on earth.
The festival features the latest equipment and gear, world-class ice climbing athletes and guides and plenty of entertainment.
Athletes from many countries are holding clinics on various ice climbing skills. Participants can register for individual clinics.
The festival is showcasing a number of films at the Emerson Crawford Theater.
All activities run through Sunday.