Ari Novak is an ice climber and mountaineer based out of Bozeman Montana who climbs for Trango. Novak has put up notable first ascents in Hyalite canyon and Alaska. In addition to ice climbing Ari enjoys ski mountaineering and all things winter. His passion for adventure has led him to climb and explore across Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Central America. Novak is a published photographer as well as the director of the Cody Ice Festival.