With the opportunity to demo the latest ice tools, apparel, and gear from the Outdoor industries leading retailers, and over 100 interactive and educational climbing clinics to accommodate every skill level, the Ouray Ice Festival is a three day three night event not to be missed.

As the top competitors from around the world compete on the ice, spectators line the gorge in awed silence as these athletes make each climb look like childs play. With a variety of evening entertainment as well, the Ouray Ice Festival is indeed not to be missed.

This year the schedule is as follows:

THURSDAY JANUARY 18, 2018

Kick-off Party sponsored by Rab, AAC, and Upslope Brewing Co. & Silent Auction
Music by Rapidgrass

Beer Provided by Upslope Brewing Company
Location: Community Center 320 6th Ave 
Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Price: $10


FRIDAY JANUARY 19, 2018

Outdoor Gear Expo
Location: Ouray Ice Park
Time: 8:00am-3:00pm

Ouray Ice Festival Clinics
Location: Ouray Ice Park
Time: 9:30am & 12:30pm

Free Adult Walk-Up Climbing
Location: Ouray Ice Park (near the upper bridge)
Time: 10:00am-3:00pm
20 Minus 1 – Presented by Raphael Slawinski, Silent Auction 
Beer provided by Upslope Brewing Company 
Location: Community Center 320 6th Ave 
Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Price: $20
Presentation: Raphael Slawinski from Black Diamond presents 20 Minus 1


SATURDAY JANUARY 20, 2018

Outdoor Gear Expo
Location: Ouray Ice Park
Time: 8:00am-3:00pm

Ouray Ice Festival Clinics
Location: Ouray Ice Park
Time: 9:30am & 12:30pm

Free Adult Walk-Up Climbing
Location: Ouray Ice Park (near the upper bridge)
Time: 10:00am-3:00pm

Free Kids Climbing College
Location Ouray Ice Park (near the upper bridge)
Time: 10:00am-3:00pm

Ouray Ice Festival Elite Mixed Climbing Competition
Location: Ouray Ice Park
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm

Presentations, Live Auction, & Jeff Lowe Award
Beer Provided by Upslope Brewing Company

Location: Community Center320 6th Ave 
Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Price: $25
Presentations: Stand-up Comedian Monte Montepare presents: Crease Falls, Frostbite and Other Funny Things;
Dave O’Leske presents: Dirtbag, the legend of Fred Beckey

Petzl Party! 
Beer Provided by Upslope Brewing Company
Location: Community Center 320 6th Ave 
Theme: Wild Wild West Theme
Time: 10:00pm – 1:00am
Price: $20


SUNDAY JANUARY 21, 2018

Outdoor Gear Expo
Location: Ouray Ice Park
Time: 8:00am-2:00pm

Ouray Ice Festival Clinics
Location: Ouray Ice Park
Time: 9:30am & 12:30pm

Free Adult Walk-Up Climbing
Location: Ouray Ice Park (near the upper bridge)
Time: 10:00am-2:00pm

Free Kids Climbing College
Location Ouray Ice Park (near the upper bridge)
Time: 10:00am-3:00pm

Hari Berger Speed Competition Sponsored by LOWA
Location: Ouray Ice Park
Time: 9:00am

Asolo Awards Ceremony
Location: Lower Bridge
Time: 2:00 p.m.

Memorial Happy Hour sponsored by The North Face and Tin-cup Whiskey with beer from Upslope Brewing Company
Live music with Christopher Parker, light bites, and good conversation
Location: Brickhouse 737
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30 pm
Price: FREE

 

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