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Ouray Ice Park

280 7th Ave, Ouray, CO 81427
+1 970-325-4288
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Frozen Beauty

Beautiful viewing and climbing. Stunning ice falls available for climbing and are the backbone of... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2017
kmreeves7
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Grand Junction, Colorado
The Best Place to Learn and Practice Ice Climbing

The Ouray Ice Park is an extraordinary resource. It is to ice climbing what the best indoor gyms... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2016
AtlantaRes
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Atlanta, Georgia
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  • Very good7%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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280 7th Ave, Ouray, CO 81427
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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.

Thank kmreeves7
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

Thank AtlantaRes
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

Thank eichsttl
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

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 31 October 2016

There aren't many (if any) better places to work on your ice climbing in the world. Sure, there will be plenty of people around, and it's not backcountry, but the volume of awesome climbing to be had with essentially no approach is hard to be....More

1  Thank Brian Q
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Don't come! It's way too dangerous! Well, that didn't work: this place is becoming VERY popular over the winter, and when you come (yes, you will) you'll see why. A team of Ice Farmers works from October until March to make sure the OIP has...More

Thank JoJoBoHo5656
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Twice I've been to the park and even as a novice climber it's fantastic. Hook up with a guide service, (San Juan Mountain Guides), and take in even a half day private trip. The scenery is other-worldly and a blast to be in the middle...More

Thank Steven D
Reviewed 17 February 2016

It appears to be some slight changes with the City of Ouray taking over this park. Water through the canyon appears to be running more freely versus the previous years. Previous years the creek was more frozen. We had to use Park placed wood planks...More

Thank Larry P
Reviewed 27 January 2016

There is absolutely no place in the world (that I know of) that even comes close to what the Ouray Ice Park offers in the way of technical ice climbing. Just call it the 'Land of Frozen Waterfalls', all courtesy of leaking pipes many years...More

Thank DanM320
Reviewed 12 January 2016

We had been daydreaming of going to the Ouray Ice Park for a few years now and finally made our way out for the week of New Year's. After such a wait, we were not at all disappointed. It is a stunningly beautiful area and...More

Thank Mtaylor16
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