Ice Fest Events

18th Annual Ouray Ice Festival:

Jan. 10-13, 2013

Schedule of Events

Public welcome at all events!

Thursday, Jan. 10
Main Street Theater: (630 Main St.) 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; presentation by Sam Elias; Beer provided by Colorado Boy Brewery of Ridgway; $15
Beaumont Grill: (505 Main St.) 9:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.; join us at the Historic Beaumont Hotel for the Annual Ouray Ice Festival Kick-off Party, hosted by the American Alpine Club; beer, food and prizes; FREE!

Friday, Jan. 11
Ice Park: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Outdoor Gear Expo: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., free gear demos, ask info booth about gear card
Interactive Clinics: 9:00 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.; sign up online
Walk-up Climbing: sponsored by La Sportiva; 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Ages 18+, Free
Zip Line sponsored by Caldera Resources: 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., Ages 6+, Free
Ouray Community Center (340 6th Ave.) 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Dinner, New Belgium Beer, $20; Indoor Gear Expo; Silent Auction
Main Street Theater (630 Main St.) 8:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Ines Papert presents “Rock and Ice“;  Beer,  $15
Wright Opera House (472 Main St.) 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.; Film Premiere—Marmot’s "Incan Odyssey"; Beer,  $15—free commemorative pint glass!

Saturday, Jan. 12
Ice Park: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Outdoor Gear Expo: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., free gear demos, ask info booth about gear card
Interactive Clinics: 9:00 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.; sign up online
Elite Mixed Ice Climbing Competition: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Kid’s Climbing College: 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., sponsored by Caldera Resources and the Woman’s Club of Ouray County, Ages 8-17, Free
Walk-up Climbing: sponsored by La Sportiva; 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Ages 18+, Free
Zip Line sponsored by Caldera Resources and Khristopher’s Culinaire: 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Ages 6+, Free
Ouray Community Center (340 6th Ave.) 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Multi-media presentation by Hayden Kennedy, Beer, $10—free commemorative pint glass; Live Auction; Exciting climbing gear, artwork and collectibles
Wright Opera House (472 Main St.) 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Film by Cory Richards; Beer provided by Ska Brewing of Durango; $15—free commemorative pint glass!
Ouray Community Center (340 6th Ave.) 10:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.; Petzl/Arc’teryx “Lost in Space“ Party, $10

Sunday, Jan. 13
Ice Park: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Interactive Clinics: 9:00 a.m., sign up online
Outdoor Gear Expo: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., newest gear; ask info booth about gear card
Ouray Ice Festival Hari Berger Speed Climbing Comp, hosted by LOWA
ASOLO Awards Ceremony: 2:00 p.m.
Kid’s Climbing College: sponsored by Caldera Resources and the Woman’s Club of Ouray County, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Ages 8-17, Free
Walk-up Climbing: sponsored by La Sportiva; 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Ages 18+, Free
Zip Line sponsored by Caldera Resources: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Ages 6+, Free