The Ouray Ice Park puts on an excellent festival! The 22nd annual Ouray Ice Festival is the annual gathering of the tribe and the main fundraiser for the Ouray Ice Park. There are still clinics available! Add your name to the waitlist for clinics by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
List of Clinics Still Available (updated of 12/02/16)
Clinic 14 – Intro to Ice, Hyperlite – Ryan Vachon – 1 spot
Clinic 36 – Adaptive Ice Climbing, Paradox Sports – 4 spots
Clinic 48 – Skills for the Ice Leader, Arc’teryx – Jesse Huey – 1 spot
Clinic 65 – Adaptive Ice Climbing, Paradox Sports – Chad Jukes – 4 spots
Clinic 73 – Leashless Climbing / Tool Techniques, Black Diamond – Hayden Kennedy – 4 spots
Clinic 81 – Belays & Transitions, La Sportiva – Will Mayo – 1 spot
List of Seminars Still Available (as of 10/23/16)
T1 – Guided Ascent of Whorehouse Hoses – 2 spots
T2 – Guided Ascent Skylight Area – 4 spots
T3 – Perfecting Ice Movement Skills – 2 spots
T6 – Learn to Lead Ice – 1 spot
D – Learn to Lead Ice, Mammut – Doug Shepard – 1 spot
E – Women’s Learn to Lead, Gore-tex – Angela Hawse – 6 spots
F – Backcountry Ice Climbing (Skylight Area), La Sportiva – Karsten Delap – 4 spots
G – Backcountry Ice Climbing (Ouray Area), Camp – Scott Bennet – 1 spot
P – Light & Fast Alpinism, Camp – 1 spot
Support the Ouray Ice Park by becoming and member or donating today!
Ouray Ice Park Members get $10 off clinics and seminars. Click here to purchase or renew your Ouray Ice Park Membership. The OIP is a non-profit organization and nearly all of their funding comes from donations. The Ouray Ice Park is free to climb in, however, the it’s not free to maintain. Member benefits include discounts on clinics at the 2017 Ouray Ice Festival, A complimentary Gear Card for the 2017 Ouray Ice Festival, Discounts with local businesses, 50% off a 1 year subscription to Rock & Ice Magazine, and lots of extra good karma for supporting such a great climbing venue!
Ice Ambassador Ouray Ice Park Membership – Costs $150, includes all of the benefits listed above, plus an engraved stainless steel Ouray Ice Park pint and 2016-2017 Ouray Ice Park t-shirt, and a bonus perk of 10% off guided programs with San Juan Mountain Guides ($100 limit per year)
Make a Tax Deductible Donation to the Ouray Ice Park – as a 501(c)3 nonprofit, your support is extremely important to helping the Ouray Ice Park maintain and operate this incredible resource.
There are many things to do during IceFest! Climbing, Parties, Soaking in Hot Springs, skiing!!
Ouray Ice Festival Nightly Events include multimedia presentations by leading climbers, discounted outdoor gear sold at silent auctions, dance parties, food and more!
Thursday – Kick Off Party hosted by RAB & the American Alpine Club + Silent Auction
Friday – Ines Papert presents Riders on the Storm + Silent Auction
Saturday – A tribute to Kyle Dempster & Scott Adamson – Road to Karakol & Desert Ice + Presentation by Hayden Kennedy + Live Auction
Petzl Party – “Alpine Hippies”