Project Description

Ouray Ice Park – Full Day

The Ouray Ice Park is the winter climbing paradise for any and everyone. Never tied into a rope? Looking to climb your most difficult mixed route? Our guides have an intimate knowledge of the Park and can help you with whatever goals you have.

TIME
7:30am-4:00pm

COST
1 person: $425
2 people: $302 per person
3 people: $238 per person
4 people: $196 per person

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  • AMGA and IFMGA guides
  • AMGA and IFMGA mountain guides
  • AMGA and IFMGA guides

Overview

Full Day Ice Climbing for Beginners

You will get an introduction to ice climbing while visiting several different areas in the Ouray Ice Park. Most participants will climb 4-7 routes in the full day program. By the end of the day you will have a strong understanding of ice climbing techniques, you will have lots of exciting ice climbs under your belt, and you will gain a great appreciation for this unique sport! This program caters to beginners and no previous experience is required.

Full Day Ice Climbing for Intermediate-Expert Climbers

Improve your ice climbing skills and check out the finest climbs the Ouray Ice Park has to offer! In the intermediate-expert full day, we will evaluate your present skill level and help you improve your technique for greater enjoyment on the ice. We can teach you strategies for steep ice, tackling overhangs, finding rests, and basic mixed climbing. For expert climbers, we recommend the “lead only” area and challenging yourself on some of the harder mixed routes.  We can also help you develop your skills for anchor building, top-rope set up, lead climbing, and multi-pitch climbing systems.

Details

Group Size

This is a private program, no one else will be paired with your party. If your group is larger than 4, we apply a group discount and additional guides are added to keep the guest to guide ratio at 4:1 or lower.

Time and Place

This trip meets at our office at 280 7th Ave in Ouray at 7:30am.

Getting to Ouray

Details on lodging/shuttles. We provide transportation from the office to the Ice Park on the day of your trip.

Equipment List

All the technical climbing equipment required for this outing is included.

Rental Gear

If you’re interested in renting gear (but not hiring a guide).