If you’re not an ice climber, it’s hard to believe why people do it. Other than looking weird, being cold, and carrying a bunch of sharp objects all over your body it actually is really fun and worth trying. It’s generally quite easy to get used to and after learning a few tricks on how to stay warm in sub-zero temperatures climber’s glue to the sport in a cult like fashion.
AMA has teamed up with San Juan Mountain Guides, “the local experts” for guiding in Box Canyon. Contact Us about climbing there this winter or check out San Juan Mountain Guides’ website. There is endless amounts of ice in the Southwest. With the Ouray Ice Park, Camp Bird, Bridal Veil falls, Ames Ice Hose, and Silverton all within an hour’s drive, it’s hard to fathom climbing it all?
Help support the Ouray Ice Park and become a member! By becoming a member: you help enables the Ice Park to continue as a free climbing facility, help the Park pay for annual expansion and improvement, receive 20% discount at most member lodges, receive 10% – 20% discounts at local restaurants and participating merchants, and receive a healthy dose of good climbing mojo!