Ouray becomes an ice climbers paradise for three days every January. The festival involves novice and pro climbers from all over the world, celebrating the sport of ice climbing. At the festival be sure to visit the daily vendor exhibitions including demos of the latest ice climbing tools, gear and apparel. On Saturday and Sunday be one of the spectators on top of the Gorge watching the world’s best climbers demonstrating their talent for scaling ice. Be sure not to miss the interactive and educational climbing clinics. Nightly events include music, food, dance parties, and multimedia presentations by leading climbers. Make Ouray your ice climbing destination this Winter!