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8th Annual Canyoning Festival in Ouray this August!

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Tue, Jul 25, 2017 @02:47 PM

Canyoning is one of the most interesting sports to be gaining popularity in the area. 

canyoning-24.jpgA combination of hiking, rappelling and swimming, Canyoning encompasses a variety of interests. With trails in and around Ouray that are suited to any level of experience, the Canyoning Festival is a wonderful introduction to the sport.

The schedule for this years Canyoning Festival is as follows:

Wednesday, August 9

4:00 PM to 05:00 PM Ouray Canyon Safety Workshop in the Community Center

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM Registration table in the community center

6:00 AM to 06:00 PM canyon adventures 

 5:00 PM - 09:00 PM Social and Movie Night: Extreme Canyoning in the Community Center.

Thursday, August 10

canyon33-1.jpg5:00 PM to 09:00 PM Registration table in the community center

6:00 AM to 06:00 PM canyon adventures

5:00 - 09:00 PM Social and Movie Night: the world premiere of the World Falling Away production of Ouray plus other Addias shorts in the Community Center.

Friday, August 11

canyoning2.jpg6:00 AM to 06:00 PM canyon adventures

 5:00 PM - 07:00 PM Basic First Aid Skills - The skills every canyoneer should possess (read more) At the Gazebo in Fellin Park

 5:00 PM to 07:00 PM Registration table in the community center

 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Presentation: Taiwan Canyoneering Expedition in the Community Center. (60 minutes)

Saturday, August 12

6:00 AM to 06:00 PM canyon adventures

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM  Buffet Evening Party and Social in the Community Center.  Gear Raffle.  Planning your next day adventure.  Our volunteers will be available to help you plan out the following days activities

Sunday, August 13

canyoning22-1.jpg6:00 AM to 6:00 PM canyon adventures

Each night at social hour, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM:

  • Come and relax, eat some snacks, drink some beer, check out the latest in canyoneering gear, and enjoy the company of other canyoneers.

  • Our volunteers will be available to help you plan out the following days activities. 

  • Vendors will be available if you need to pick up any last minute equipment.  

Be sure to check out all of the fun and interesting facts and activities this year at the 8th Annual Canyoning Festival in Ouray!

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