Ouray Colorado Vacation Guide and Trip Planning Information for SW Colorado

Ouray and Ridgway Events this February, 2014

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Mon, Jan 27, 2014 @12:07 PM

Ouray County: Relaxation, Romance and Adventure at your Fingertips This February!

As winter sets in with its usual ups and downs, February is a time for restful enjoyment. Ouray and the surrounding are are the ideal spot for a romantic weekend away, or an exciting adventure in a winter wonderland.

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A Romantic Getaway in the San Juan Mountains

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Fri, Jan 24, 2014 @02:41 PM

Ouray Hotel Offers Romance Every Day of the Year With These Great Packages!

When considering a romantic getaway with your significant other, think no further than the Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs in Beautiful Ouray, Colorado!

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Ridgway Moonwalk - Art and Culture in Southwest Colorado

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Tue, Jan 14, 2014 @12:12 PM

Local artists on display by the light of the moon in the San Juan Mountains!

When the Ridgway Creative District and Weehawken Creative Arts joined forces to develop the first Moonwalk, the question of whether this would become a monthly adventure was an unspoken one. Now, with over twelve full moons successfully explored, it seems the Ridgway Moonwalk is here to stay.

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19th Annual Ouray Ice Fest in Switzerland of America This January

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Tue, Jan 07, 2014 @08:35 AM

Intense Competition, Outstanding Events and Extraordinary Good Times Await at the 19th Annual Ouray Ice Fest January 9 - 13, 2014!

For close to two decades, the Ouray Ice Park has welcomed climbers from all over the world. As the years have passed, the number of climbs in the park have grown, as has its popularity as a World Class park, drawing climbers from near and far to traverse the ice in the Uncompahgre Gorge. 
With a viewing station set up for specators, that feels as if you are right beside the climbers, the Ouray Ice Festival is truly a sport enthusiasts dream location.
The Ouray Ice Festival has grown along with the park, encompassing not only the awe inspiring competitive climbs, but also embrasing the desire to share knowledge and of course, have a good time.
Don't miss a moment of this weekend; whether you are a seasoned climber here to win a piece of the prize, or new to the sport, Ouray will feed your passion for adventure this Ice Fest!

Thursday January 9, 2014

Presentation by Kristen Kelliher 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm at The Main Street Theater (630 Main Street)

Kristen Kelliher has won national acclaim as the youngest person to summit the top peak in all 50 states in the country. She will be joining the festivities in Ouray immediately after completing the second of the Seven Summits, Aconcague in the Andes. Somewhat new to the sport of ice climbing, this young lady has already accumulated an impressive resume as a top athelete.

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