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April 29, 2016

Ham n’ Eggs Expedition 29 April

Elias and his partner had a successful climb of the Moose’s Toothe formation via the Ham n’Eggs route yesterday. He informed us via In Reach message […]
April 28, 2016

Alaska Expedition 28 April 2016

Our first trip to the Ruth Gorge in the Alaska Range is in progression. Elías de Andrés Martos is there with a solid partner. They flew […]
February 6, 2015

Stairway to Heaven with Mark Miller

Foreward About a month ago I ran into Melissa and Steve Alcorn at the Ouray Ice Park. They had recently just climbed Stairway to Heaven in […]
January 19, 2015
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Why You Should Join Our Ice Climbing Trip to Cody, Wyoming

When it comes to Ice Climbing, the San Juan Mountains can be hard to beat. With Classic Routes located in our backyard and with the Ouray […]
January 7, 2015

5 Things To Do While Attending the Ouray Ice Festival

For a full list of events check out the Official Ouray Ice Festival Site! – Visit Ouray’s Brewery Arguably the best way to celebrate a successful […]
January 2, 2015

Route Profile: Dukes of Hazzard

Rarely formed Route in Silverton’s Eureka Canyon by Mark Miller, SJMG Senior Guide Today Dave and I headed to Dukes of Hazzard in Silverton’s Eureka Canyon. […]
December 25, 2014

The Talisman & Bridalveil Falls

Trip & Condition Reports from SJMG Senior Guide Mark Miller Recently, SJMG Senior Guide Mark Miller got a few days off of guiding locally here in […]
June 23, 2014

Ham ‘n Eggs & Shaken Not Stirred

Out Is A State Of Mind Alaska Range Trip Report by Frank Robertson This spring, SJMG Senior Guide Mark Miller and climbing guest Frank Robertson headed […]
June 5, 2014

No Belay Device? Use the Munter Hitch!

Dropped Belay Device? Use the Munter Hitch! If you’re a rock climber, chances are you’ve done some multi-pitch rock climbing or are at least thinking/planning to […]
March 11, 2014

Rock & Ice Discovers the New Spots of Durango

    Chris Parker- Online Editor for Rock & Ice, visits his old stomping grounds of Durango, Colorado. Although things have changed, somethings have stayed the […]
January 15, 2014

Placing an Ice Screw on Lead

Best Practices for Placing an Ice Screw by Dale Remsberg – IFMGA Mountain Guide Placing an ice screw while on lead has changed a lot over […]
December 19, 2013

Guide Tip: V-Threads

Rappel Ice Routes with Confidence by IFMGA Guide Pat Ormond V-Threads are a great way to rappel ice routes without having to leave gear if good […]
December 19, 2013

Featured Guide: Mark Miller

Senior SJMG Guide Mark Miller AMGA Certified Rock Guide Mark is one of the original SJMG guides working in Ouray. He has been teaching ice climbing […]
November 20, 2013

Belays & Transitions for Multi-Pitch Ice

Techniques for Efficiency With backcountry ice climbing here in the San Juans and around Colorado already in full swing, we thought it would be a good […]
August 29, 2013

Guide Tip: Become the Best Belayer Ever

4 Easy to Follow Tips by Dawn Glanc AMGA Certified Rock & Alpine Guide So many times when we go climbing, the sole focus is on […]
June 18, 2013

Summer Alpine Climbing: Speed = Safety

Moving Fast in the Alpine by Nate Disser – AMGA Rock & Alpine Guide Managing risk and objective hazard in alpine environments is clearly a top […]
March 4, 2013

Get Inspired

Check out this video that was recently posted about the Ice Park on Mountain Project. Now that the season is winding down the video brings a […]
January 9, 2013

Ouray Ice Festival

It is like the town is holding its breath tonight. We are anticipating tons of ice climbers from all over the country to come revel in […]
January 1, 2013

Ouray Highway 550: Kennedy’s Gulley

Get it while it is hot, or cold as the case may be! Cold enough for Kennedy’s Gully to come in. This is one of the […]