On Saturday, Tom Frost and Royal Robbins will be speaking about Salathe's influence on their ascent of the southwest face of El Capitan. Allen Steck and Dick Long will be talking about the third ascent of the Salathe Wall. Diablo Rock Gym manager, Hans Florine will be speaking about speed climbing the Salathe.
On Sunday, a symposium entitled “Forging Ahead- American Climbing Hardware in the 1940′s, 50′s and 60′s” will be held.
A display representative of ongoing production sets from all the manufacturers active during this thirty year period. Participants will be available to answer questions about producing early hardware and be speaking briefly about their experiences making or selling gear fifty years ago.
For more information about the climber's festival check out the web page.