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Ouray Ice Park

280 7th Ave, Ouray, CO 81427
+1 970-325-4288
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First visit and first time climbing 100 feet on an ICE wall. An existential experience to say the... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
hikingforreal
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The Springs
Best place in the west to climb ice.

Where else can you find this much easily accessed ice? Coming from Arizona the Ouray Ice Park is... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2018
MtnDanAz
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Located in the Uncompahgre Gorge in Ouray, Colorado, the Ouray Ice Park was opened in 1995 as the world's first park devoted exclusively to the sport of ice climbing. Climbing in the park is free. A small band of volunteers developed the Park utilizing a unique set of assets found perhaps only in Ouray. Come learn how to Ice Climb in the best Ice Climbing Park in the world!
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“learn how” (2 reviews)
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280 7th Ave, Ouray, CO 81427
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

First visit and first time climbing 100 feet on an ICE wall. An existential experience to say the least and plan on returning in the years ahead.

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Where else can you find this much easily accessed ice? Coming from Arizona the Ouray Ice Park is the best place to learn how to climb ice.

Thank MtnDanAz
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

This park is amazing! There are many different climbs offered based on ability. It's first come first served for where you get to climb, so get there early. I can't wait to do this again.

Thank Troy H
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

I climbed here with a group of friends over Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the first week of January. We climbed in the New Funtier, South Park and the School Room. The ice was in great shape. We climbed WI2 to WI5 routes. We had...More

Thank eichsttl
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

This is a fun activity for the adventurous and active as well as the couch potato, well kind of anyway. If you are the type of person who wants a massive work out and has upper body strength, try a tour/lesson on climbing a frozen...More

Thank BearGuy60
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We hiked the observation decks around the ice park . Gorgeous views of the canyon. Can't wait to come see the climbers this winter .

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Reviewed 24 January 2017

Beautiful viewing and climbing. Stunning ice falls available for climbing and are the backbone of ice week climbing competition.

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Reviewed 31 December 2016

The Ouray Ice Park is an extraordinary resource. It is to ice climbing what the best indoor gyms are to rock climbing. The abundance of routes at every level of climbing provides new comers and experienced climbers alike an amazing venue to learn and practice...More

1  Thank AtlantaRes
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The Ouray Ice Park is a fantastic place to climb. You can walk from many local hotels to the park. There are about 200 names routes. The new concrete anchors in the New Funtier and South Park are a huge improvement. There is a wide...More

1  Thank eichsttl
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

There's nothing in the world like it! Where else can you find yourself rappelling off an icy cliff and then climb yourself out of a steep ice canyon? The Ouray Ice Park is free thanks to local businesses and its members. If you visit consider...More

1  Thank Elizabeth R
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