The 2019 Ouray Ice Festival is January 24th-27th!
The Ouray Ice Festival, held each January, is an annual gathering of the tribe and the main fundraiser for the Ouray Ice Park.
If you are an ice climber, aspiring climber, or just want to have some winter fun, this is the Festival to go to! They have the biggest and best competitions, all of your favorite outdoor apparel and gear brands, the hottest athletes in the industry, acres of ice to climb, parties, presentations, lots of beer, and a whole lot more!
“For three days and four nights Ouray is an absolute ice climbing mecca; ice climbers, both novice and pro travel from around the world to celebrate the growing sport of ice climbing. During daily vendor exhibitions Festival attendees have the opportunity to demo the latest ice tools, apparel, and gear from the Outdoor industries leading retailers. Hundreds of spectators line the top of the Gorge on Saturday and Sunday to watch the world’s best ice and mixed climbing talent battle for the prize! And, with over 100 interactive and educational climbing clinics to accommodate every skill level, Festival participants are sure to have an experience to remember.
Nightly events include multimedia presentations by leading climbers, music, food, dance parties and a live and silent auction overflowing with screaming deals of the latest outdoor gear!
A schedule of clinics was released by San Juan Mountain Guides, the Official Concessionaire of the Ouray Ice Park. Click the link to check out 2019 Ice Fest Clinics: https://mtnguide.net/trips/ouray-ice-climbing/ouray-ice-festival-clinics/. “
The Black Bear Manor B&B has special winter rates for this event and we still have a few rooms left!
Give us a call at 970-325-4219 and reserve your room now!!