Ouray Colorado Vacation Guide and Trip Planning Information for SW Colorado

Colorado Canyoneering

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Tue, Jul 12, 2016 @08:05 PM

Ouray invites you to experience Canyoneering with us!

One of the most exciting sports to reach Ouray, Colorado in recent years, Canyoning has indeed taken the area by storm. And why not? A sport that combines hiking with rock climbing and rappelling, as well as jumping, and swimming every aspect of the putdoor acventure is there for the enjoyment of all. 

Canyoneering, or Canyoning, as some people refer to it, is an experience every sports enthusiast should try at least once!

Unlike the dry canyons in Utah, the canyons in Ouray feature waterfalls, and amazing rock formations and scenery, sure to create the most memorable experience.

As always, Ouray has a route for any skill level, so whether you are a seasoned enthusiast, or new to the sport, there is a route just for you that will offer the precise amount of adrenaline you're looking for!

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6th Annual Ouray Canyon Fest this August 9-15, 2015

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Thu, Jul 23, 2015 @06:07 PM

Ouray Canyon Fest to be Held in Conjunction with the 14th Annual Rendezvous International for Canyoneering.

Ouray is the perfect location for outdoor adventures. locals and visitors alike enjoy hiking and backpacking, exploring over 500 miles of four wheel drive trails, as well as rock climbing, ice climbing, back country skiing, and generally anything that involves getting outside and experiencing the amazing place in which we live. Most recently, enthusiasts have discovered the wonders of Canyoneering, a combination of climbing, rapelling, hiking, and often, swimming.

What's not to love about this challenging sport?

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Family Adventure Package in Ouray, Colorado

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Fri, May 17, 2013 @12:50 PM

Let the Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs be Your Gateway to Adventure in the San Juans!

When picturing a vacation in the little mining town of Ouray, Colorado, what do you imagine? Perhaps bringing your 4x4 and exploring the plethora of jeep trails surrounding town, or spending the day soaking at the pool and shopping on Main Street?

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Ouray Colo: Canyoning & Canyoneering

Posted by Karen Avery on Tue, Mar 08, 2011 @08:45 AM

Ouray CO is a outdoor enthusiasts paradise; Ouray is home to the worlds most accessible ice park, the Ouray Ice Park, as well as many backcountry climbs and ski routes.  Guiding services and climbing instruction including rock, mixed and ice are available from our local guiding service, San Juan Mountain Guides.  Ouray is also home to Rigging for Rescue, a company that offers week long seminars whereby people can learn how to use ropes effectively and safely in technical rescue situations.  Rock climbing routes are being developed all the time and now, you can begin to learn canyoning (also called canyoneering) in Ouray too!

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