Climbers Fest, Day in the Park, Gold Rush Days all on tap today in the Wind River Country

(Fremont County, Wyo.) – There are big doin’s in Fremont County this weekend.

In Lander, the International Climbers Festival is underway around town, In Riverton on Saturday is the popular Rendezvous Day in the Park, and up at South Pass City State Historic Site on Saturday and Sunday, it’s Gold Rush Days. There’s plenty to see and do in the Wind River Country this weekend:

048DF1403E1F9DFBBC8D9E3647249071-450-1TruemiddlecenterpadThe schedule for the International Climbers Festival • Saturday July 13, 2013

6 a.m. — 8 a.m. Wild Iris Trail Run with support from Scarpa @ Wild Iris Crag 

8 a.m. — 10 a.m. Mountain Hardwear Breakfast @ Wild Iris Crag

8 a.m. – 10 a.m. Shoe Demo Pickup w/ Red Chili, La Sportiva, Salewa, Scarpa, and FiveTen @ Wild Iris Climbing area

10 a.m – Clinics @ Wild Iris Crag

6 p.m. — 8 p.m. Keynote Speaker Seriers emceed by Timmy O’Neil @ Lander Valley High School

Henry Barber – Back To The Future; the pursuit of purer style,

Cedar Wright – Both sides of the lens

Emily Harrington – Morocco: A different kind of success

Timmy O’Neil – Adaptive and Disable Climbing work at Paradox Sports

Tommy Caldwell – Bliss and Climbing: How to love life and remain psyched

8 p.m. — 2 a.m. Friends and Fun Party @ The Gannett Grill and Lander Bar


welcometorivertonRiverton Rendezvous Day in the Park:
Location, City Park at East Main and Federal Boulevard
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Visit a park full of vendors and organizations featuring crafts, Wyoming made products, tasty treats, lots of great information, live music, and fun, fun, fun.
Gold panning

Gold panning

South Pass City Gold Rush Days

South Pass City State Historic Site
This fun event celebrates life in a western gold camp.  Gold Rush Days features a vintage base ball tournament played with turn-of-the-century uniforms and rules, Gold panning, stamp mill demonstrations, printing press demonstrations.  Live music in the saloons, billiards, anvil blasting & reenactments are just a few of the events that keep visitors entertained during the celebration. Events begin at 9 a.m. and run throughout the day Saturday and  Sunday.