The Ouray Ice Festival Competitions are fast and furious at our spectator friendly venue

The Ouray Ice Park will be hosting two climbing competitions at the 21st annual Ice Festival. The Elite Mixed Climbing Competition will be held Saturday, January 16. The Hari Berger Speed Climbing Competition, hosted by Lowa Boots, will be held Sunday, January 17.  

Applicants will be selected for the competition by the Ouray Ice Park Board of Directors based upon their qualifications and experience.

2016 Ouray Ice Festival Potential Competitors

Please review the Ouray Ice Festival Competition Rules. There you will find information on the rules, regulations, judging criteria and logistics for both the Elite Mixed and Speed comps.

PLEASE NOTE: The 2016 Ouray Ice Festival Elite Mixed Climbing Competition will be held on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The Ouray Ice Festival Hari Berger Speed Climbing Comp sponsored by LOWA will be held on Sunday, January 17, 2015.

Applications are due on, or before DECEMBER 25, 2015. Applications received after that date will not be considered. Notification will be provided to you on or before DECEMBER 30, 2015, as to your acceptance.

***Returning Competitors: do not purchase a membership ahead of time, the application process will prompt you for payment.