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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 23rd annual Ice Festival. The Elite Mixed Climbing Competition will be held Saturday, January 20th. And, the Hari Berger Speed Climbing Competition, hosted by Lowa Boots, will be held Sunday, January 21st.  

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


2018 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 2018 Ouray Ice Festival Elite Mixed Climbing Competition will be held on Saturday, January 20th, 2018. The Ouray Ice Festival Hari Berger Speed Climbing Comp sponsored by LOWA will be held on Sunday, January 21st, 2018.

The application period for the Elite Mixed Comp will open in late October 2017. Notification will be provided to you on or before January 5th, 2017, as to your acceptance.