Ice Climbing Colorado

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Ice Climbing in Colorado: Best Places to Buy Kit locally

Ice climbing is one of the most popular sporting pursuits during winter in Colorado and for good reason. With some of the most amazing countryside, creeks, falls and mountains, it’s no wonder that people come from all over the world to test themselves in places like Ouray Ice Park and Clear Creek Canyon. If you’re planning a trip to Colorado, here we look at the best places to buy ice climbing gear locally. Neptune Mountaineering As you...

Ice Climbing in Colorado: Best Places to Stay and Eat

Image: Lvaughn7, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons If you’re planning an ice climbing adventure in Colorado, there is certainly plenty to choose from. There’s everything from the 150 or more different climbs available at Ouray Ice Park to the amazing challenges of Loch Vale in the Rocky Mountain National Park. Finding the right accommodation close to where you are going to be climbing is important, whether you want to sit in the lap of...

The Best Locations for Ice Climbing in Colorado

Some of the best ice climbing you can get in the world is found in Colorado, particularly in locations such as Ouray. Colorado lies almost in the centre of the United States and has a diverse landscape which ranges from arid deserts and snowy topped mountains. This diversity lends the state to a wide range of outdoor activities including ice climbing with adventurers coming from across the globe to tackle some pretty serious gradings during the...