The Montana Bouldering Championship was held February 4, 2017 at Steepworld in Billings, MT.  “The Montana Bouldering Championship is a fund raiser for the Steepteam 501c3 non-profit program. Steepteam provides climbing mentorship and training to Billings area youth through practice and competition. The Championships provide a competition venue that promotes and rewards the upper talent of Montana Bouldering while providing a fun and entertaining event for recreational climbers.”

 Sixty one adult and youth climbers from the state attended the MBC 2017. Representing Missoula and the Gnar Pirates, Abbey Rhoderick and Justin Willis, competed in this years event. Four hours of climbing followed by an entertaining finals saw Abbey and Justin not only climbing their finals routes side by side, but finish third and seventh respectfully.   In a field of strong men and women climbers from the entire state they represented Missoula well.  You can feast your eyes on these wonderful PHOTOS of the MBC 2017 provided by Dave Shumway.

Qualifying and Finals Results

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