Don't Miss Out!

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The International Climbers Festival features both free community events and exclusive events for attendees. Ticket holders can enter raffles, compete in competitions and sign up for clinics. Non- ticketed attendees can explore the Art Crawl (40+ vendors and artists!), peruse the trade fair, meet new people, experience the climbing community, and enjoy free music Wed - Saturday at the Forge and Lander Bar.

Below are some of the Main events you won't want to miss. For more, see the schedule.

Photo: Michael Lim

Photo: Michael Lim

Outdoor Research mini film festival

- Ticketed attendees

Wednesday July 12th 5pm-7pm

Lander Grande Theatre

Free Snacks and Beverages

Raffle drawing for sweet OR Gear and more

First 200 folks to show up get seats

photo: Carlos Romania Flores

The Central Bank & Trust            Art Crawl

- Free Community event

Thursday July 13th 4pm - 7:30pm

Lander Main Street, 4th to 1st

Start at The Middle Fork at 4pm with live Jazz music, appetizers, whiskey tasting, and Joe Arnolds art. Crawl toward the lander bar exploring over 45 different Artist Booths and sidewalk sales. 


- Free community events

Wed - Sat July 12th - 15th 8:30pm - 11pm

The Forge and Lander Bar

Keynote speaker series

- Ticketed attendees, $25 all others

Saturday July 15th 5-8pm

The Inn At Lander Conference Room

Hear from the worlds most elite climbers on topics ranging from overcoming failure and sense of place to first ascents around the world. Join us for happy hour, silent auction, and an athlete poster/book signing at 5pm. At 6pm awards and speakers. 

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Goal Zero Boulder Bash

- Ticketed attendees

Wednesday July 12th 8pm - Midnight

Outdoor Bouldering, Sinks Canyon

Free food and beverage

Swag by: Five Ten, Goal Zero, Kinetik Climbing, Joshua Tree Skincare and more

Demo's by Five Ten, Scarpa, Butora, Kinetik,

Sign up and attendance enters you to win Kinetick and Goal Zero swag at the event.

First 40 people to sign up via the clinic page

La Sportiva Opening Party

- Free Community event

Thursday July 13th  7:00pm - Midnight

Gannett Grill and Cowfish Patio's. 

7pm we will start signing folks up for the legendary pull-up comp. Three categories, three winners. 

Our first raffle drawing will happen, free swag will get tossed out and Forkroot will take us into the wee hours of the night with their rootsy folk Irish bluegrass magic.

Trade Fair & Scarpa Dyno Comp

- Free community event

Friday July 14th 2pm - 8pm

Lander City Park

AThlete Auction

-Ticketed Attendees

Now through July 4th

You  can bid on an athlete climbing partner for the day! Winner also gets a new rope and draws!

Wether you compete in the redpoint comp or not, you will spend the day climbing with a pro and new gear.


- Ticketed Attendees 

Thursday - Saturday 9am - 2pm

Shuttles provided from Lander City Park to Wild Iris clinics and back. Shuttles will run once in the morning (9am) and return to Lander at 2pm, 3pm, 4pm. see Travel and Transit for more details.

Clinics will be opening up in late May or Early June. Clinics will mostly run Thurs and Friday this year. There will be a few beginner clinics on Saturday.

Learn to Lead

Develop your Mental Game

Strategies for Red Pointing

Intro to Trad Climbing

Understanding Fixed Hardware Types, Placement, and Appropriate use

.. and many many more



- Ticketed  and free

All Festival Long

Various Locations

There is a Festival Long Competition Wed-Sat that will take you to unique crags, historic places, and businesses you didnt know existed.

The Trade Fair features mini comps hosted by Vendors that are free to the public and events like the Dyno Comp and Crate Stacking for Ticketed attendees. 

Saturday features a 7 hour redpoint comp with team and individual categories as well as athlete competitors.