San Juan Ice Conditions
Ouray, Silverton, and Telluride Ice
We take pride in staying current on Ouray Ice Conditions and for all major ice climbs in the Ouray, Silverton, and Telluride areas. Check back often for updates, pictures, and trip reports!
Our first Backcountry Ice Conditions report has been posted below. Check back often for updates. Bookmark this page and STAY TUNED!
As always, be safe out there and watch the winds and avalanche hazard (click here for CAIC North San Juan forecast) carefully as they relate to your plans for ice climbing.
Ouray Ice Park [Opens mid-December]
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|Ouray Ice Park Climbing Areas||Status|
|School Room to Lead Area||Closed|
|Lead Area/Upper Bridge||Closed|
|Between the Bridges||Closed|
|Sh%thouse & Stump Wall||Closed|
Camp Bird Road Climbs [December 2, 2016]
|Camp Bird Area Ice Climb||Status|
Ouray Valley & HWY 550 [December 2, 2016]
|Ouray Valley & HWY 550 Ice Climb||Status|
|Dexter Creek Slabs||Thin|
|Gravity’s Rainbow||Thin. Early start is super important!!|
Silverton Eureka Canyon [December 2, 2016]
Click here for the current avalanche hazard forecast for the Northern San Juans before you go!
|Eureka Canyon Ice Climb||Status|
|Dukes of Hazzard||Forming|
|Whorehouse Ice Hose||In|
|Highway to Hell||Forming|
|Stairway to Heaven||In|
|Gully’s 1 & 2||In|
|Tempered by Fire/Fat City||Thin|
South Mineral Creek [December 2, 2016]
|South Mineral Creek Ice Climb||Status|
|Road Conditions to Climbs||In 4×4|
|Direct North Face||In|
|Sundance||In in the AM|
Telluride Area [December 2, 2016]
…where the big kids go to get pumped on ice.
|Telluride Area Ice Climb||Status|
|Ames Ice Hose||In. Good idea to bring some cams for second pitch until gets more clean out!|