BLOG 2017-09-05T20:55:58+00:00


Photos of Backcountry Ice Conditions

With the Ice Park closed, we have been getting lots of calls about the condition of the backcountry. As of this writing, February 20th, almost all of the backcountry areas are in great shape and getting climbed regularly. Here are some recent photos that show the current conditions: […]

February 19th, 2017|Alpine Climbing, Blog, Ice Climbing|

Ouray Ice Park Closure February 10, 2017

As many of you have heard, the Ouray Ice Park closed on Friday, February 10th due to unseasonably warm temperatures and deteriorating ice conditions.  Ice Park Staff, Board Members, Local Guides, and City Officials met this morning to evaluate the current conditions and […]

February 12th, 2017|Blog, Ice Climbing, Program Updates|

Photos of Recent Winter Adventures

It has been a great start to the winter at Peak Mountain Guides. We have been busy with avalanche courses, hut skiing trips, ice climbing courses in the Ouray Ice Park, and some great backcountry ice routes too. Here are some photos from a few of our […]

January 22nd, 2017|Alpine Climbing, Backcountry Skiing & Avalanche, Blog, Ice Climbing|

What to Carry in Your Ski Pack This Winter

Can’t wait to ski this season? Us too! In order to hit the backcountry when the first flakes fall, now is the time to get your gear ready. Following is a list of items our guides carry in their packs on an average day […]

December 7th, 2016|Backcountry Skiing & Avalanche, Blog, Guides, Tech Tips|

Early Winter Newsletter

Read our early winter newsletter for information about avalanche course specials, ice park giveaways, gear picks, current conditions, hut skiing, and other winter offerings. We are getting excited about the coming winter season and we hope you are too! Click on the image below to read the newsletter. […]

December 4th, 2016|Blog, General News, Program Updates, Tech Tips|

Silverton, CO Ice Conditions

The 2016-2017 ice climbing season in Southwest Colorado is off to a great start. As of this writing, almost all of the routes in Eureka Canyon and South Mineral Creek are in condition and getting climbed. Check out the attached photos for more info. All photos are from […]

December 2nd, 2016|Alpine Climbing, Blog, General News, Ice Climbing|