Ouray Colorado Vacation Guide and Trip Planning Information for SW Colorado

The Outdoor Recreation Capital of Colorado: Ouray is a Destination for all Outdoor Enthusiasts

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Thu, Mar 23, 2017 @11:53 AM

Perhaps one of our most frequently asked questions from guests who have not been to Ouray is "What is there to do?"

Well, the answer is simple but long, and really depends on you... First of all, to love Ouray, you have to love the outdoors. This does not mean you are into extreme sports - scaling 14'ers, Hiking for miles into the back country to ski hidden basins, or rappel through a waterfall... you CAN do all of these things here, and there are a number of guides waiting to take you on an adventure sure to get your adrenaline pumping. For those of us with a penchant for the great outdoors who still like both feet on the ground, the number of activities in and around Ouray are equally boundless!

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Tags: colorado canyoning, 4WD, backcountry skiing, cross country skiing, fishing, bicycle trails in ouray

High Adrenaline Adventures in Ouray Any Time of Year

Posted by Karen Avery on Wed, Oct 08, 2014 @01:10 PM

From Ice Climbing To Canyoning, The Waterfalls in Ouray Beckon 

Fall is gradually turning to winter. As the evenings become cooler, and the mornings more brisk, the land waits impatiently for the first snow. Fall colors still bloom at lower altitudes, and some leaves are clinging tenaciously in the high country, but we all know the season is about to change again.

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Tags: colorado canyoning, southwest colorado, ouray, Ouray ice festival, 4WD, san juan mountains, things to do in ouray, ouray ice climbing, ouray ice park

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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Tags: canyoneering, colorado canyoning, things to do with kids, training classes, Ouray vacation packages, ouray colorado, box canyon lodge & hot springs

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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Tags: canyoneering, colorado canyoning, things to do in ouray colorado, things to do in southwest colorado, san juan mountains, ouray event