Ouray Ice Park Festival Jan 10-13

Jan 3rd @ 12:10 pm in Local Events, News, People, Public Service, Sports by Scott Staley

The Ouray Ice Festival is  held each year in January at the Ouray Ice Park in Ouray, CO. This international gathering of ice climbers was first held in January 1996.  This is one of the world’s premier ice climbing events, a mix of ice climbers, industry sponsors, and the top climbers of the world.  This event is held at the Ice Park located in the Uncimpahgre Gorge in Ouray, CO.  The festival is the primary fundraiser for the Park, funds being used for maintenance and operations.  Come an join fellow climbers and outdoor enthusiasts, and support the Ouray Ice Park.


January 10:  Thursday

Main Street Theater, 630 Main Street:  6:30-9 pm

Presentation by Sam Elias

Beaumont Grill, 505 Main Street:  9-11 pm

18 Annual Ouray Ice Festival Kick-off Party

January 11:  Friday

Ice Park:  9 am- 3 pm

Outdoor Gear Expo:  gear demos

Interactive Clinics

Walk-up Climbing

Zip Line (12-3 pm)

Ouray Community Center, 340 6th Avenue: 5-8:30 pm

Dinner, Indoor Gear Expo, & Silent Auction

Main Street Theater, 630 Main Street: 8:30-10 pm

Ines Papert, Rock and Ice

Wright Opera House: 472 Main Street: 9-11 pm

Film Premier, “Marmot’s Incan Odyssey”

January 12:  Saturday

Ice Park:  9 am-3 pm

Outdoor Gear Expo: gear demos

Interactive Clinics

Elite Mixed Ice Climbing Competition

Kid’s Climbing

Zip Line

Ouray Community Center, 340 6th Avenue: 7-9 pm

Multi-Media presentation by Hayden Kennedy

Wright Opera House, 472 Main Street:  8-10 pm

Film by Cory Richards

Ouray Community Center,  472 Main Street:  10:30 pm- 1 am

Petzl / Arc’terys “Lost In Space” Party

January 13:  Sunday

Ice Park: 9 am-3 pm

Interactive Clinics

Outdoor Gear Expo

Kids Climbing

Walk Up Climbing

Zip Line

Ouray Ice Festival Hari Berger Speed Climbing Competition

ASOLO Awards Ceremony:  2 pm