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Stunning views even when there’s no ice

Park is at the south end of town shortly before the entrance to Box Camyon Falls. Observation... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
chitownsam
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Chicago, Illinois
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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 February 20, 2018
hikingforreal
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The Springs
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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...more
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280 7th Ave, Ouray, CO 81427
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Reviewed March 17, 2014

It's awesome. It's free. It is such a good idea in so many ways. We really enjoyed our time climbing in Ouray.

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Reviewed August 26, 2018

Park is at the south end of town shortly before the entrance to Box Camyon Falls. Observation deck gives you great views down to the canyon,river and rock formations. It’s stunning even when there is no ice.

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Reviewed May 15, 2018

No, we did not ice climb. In fact it was April so there was no ice, but I definitely would like to see this place in the Winter. We have never seen an ice park before. It sits in a dramatic gorge and has pipes...More

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Reviewed February 20, 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 January 17, 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.

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Reviewed January 13, 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.

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Reviewed January 8, 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

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Reviewed December 27, 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

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Reviewed September 14, 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 January 23, 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 December 30, 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

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