Oakdale Climbers Festival Themed “A Woman’s Reach”The Oakdale Climber's Festival, which features authors, artists and films, will be held October 17, 18 and 19 and is themed around women's involvement in the history of climbing.
The Oakdale Climber’s Festival—held on October 17, 18 and 19—is themed “A Woman’s Reach: Adventures in a Parallel Realm.” The festival will showcase several generations of women climbers, examining their role in the trends of women’s involvement in climbing since World War 1.
The event, now in its third year, celebrates “the history of climbers, told by climbers … including films, authors, artists and more,” according to the festival’s website.
Look here for event details and online registration.
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