Our Program

Each night at social hour, 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM:

  • Come and relax, eat some snacks, drink some soft drinks, and enjoy the company of other canyoneers.

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

 

 

Wednesday, August 10

 

06:00 AM to 06:00 PM canyon adventures (read more)

07:00 AM Ouray Canyon Safety Workshop in the Community Center

 

08:00 AM to 9:00 AM Registration table in the community center

07:00 PM Ouray Canyon Safety Workshop in the Community Center

 

05:00 PM to 8:00 PM Registration table in the community center

06:00 PM Traverse line works shop in community center

05:00 - 08:00 PM Social

 

Thursday, August 11

 

05:00 PM to 08:00 PM Registration table in the community center

 

06:00 AM to 06:00 PM canyon adventures (read more)

07:00 PM  Join Kaden Anderson owner of Canyoneering Ouray for a discussion of professional guiding in Ouray. 
 

05:00 - 08:00 PM Social  in the Community Center.

 

Friday, August 12

06:00 AM to 06:00 PM canyon adventures (read more)


05:00 PM to 07:00 PM Registration table in the community center

07:00 PM join Glacier Black, For a presentation about them and their gear they make. Their presentation will be followed with Q&A  

07:45 PM Movie! Death to Solitude

Canyoneering in Death Valley

 

05:00 - 08:00 PM Social  in the Community Center

 

 

Saturday, August 13

06:00 AM to 06:00 PM canyon adventures (read more)

05:30 PM Buffet Dinner

06:30 PM Gear raffle to benefit the Ouray Mountain Rescue Team

 

Sunday, August 14

06:00 AM to 06:00 PM canyon adventures (read more) and safe trip home

 

The City of Ouray

Ouray is the quintessential mountain town, population 850 people (150 mule deer, 24 Pronghorn sheep, 2 mountain lions, and 6 black bear, more or less), elevation 7800 ft, no traffic lights in town, only one the county. Ouray sits on the floor of a small box canyon with steep walls to 10,000 ft. Hiking in the Ouray area typically involves 1,000 ft vertical gain for every mile hiked.

The town of Ouray is an outdoor adventure sports community. For years it has been popular among the hiking, backpacking, ice climbing, and 4WD communities. Recent developments are extensive rock climbing, canyoning, and freshly opened Via Ferratta. The locals all support these activities and welcome canyoneering as another outdoor adventure sport.


Grocery Stores & Markets:

Ouray has one small market to purchase food.  Larger grocery stores are available in Montrose, Colorado or Durango, Colorado on the way into town.  Ouray has two wine and spirits stores, two microbreweries, one distillery, all on Main Street

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Restaurants:

Ouray has several restaurants along Main Street.  Just 15-20 minutes north of Ouray, Ridgway also offers more dining opportunities.

 

Need information about Ouray? Discover Ouray, restaurants, activities, local events, where to stay, and more.  Click the picture to learn about the city and surrounding area.