Well, if it’s President’s Day weekend, that must mean one thing.
Don Foote is jumping out of his skin.
You see, Don is the founder and promoter of the Cody Ice Festival, and the whole weekend to him is better than Christmas, Halloween and Spring Break rolled into one.
Don and 40 of his closest friends got together 15 years ago to spend a weekend climbing frozen waterfalls in the area. Since then the festival has grown to approximately 300 of Don’s closest friends with things happening throughout the weekend.
I keep saying these are Don’s closest friends for a reason. Once you meet Don it is hard not to get caught up in his enthusiasm and his affable nature. The Cody Ice Festival has been described as the “Friendliest Ice Festival” of the eight or so you will find in this country each winter. Sure there are other festivals that are larger and have more of an “ESPN-X-Games” feel to them, but our area has conditions that cannot be beat as well as the most frozen waterfalls in the Lower 48 states.
If you don’t run into Don at the festival, there’s a good chance one of his daughters will print out your name Read More