OURAY ROCK CLIMBING
With easy access (seconds from the car), the Rotary park hosts several routes that are great for kids, beginners, and advanced climbers alike. This is a great place to learn to lead on closely spaced bolts with easy grades. However there are some steep and cryptic lines for those looking for more of a challenge.
Prerequisites: No prior rock climbing experience needed.
Overlooking the historic mining town of Ouray, the overlook is a bit of a hidden gem. Steep limestone characterized by crimps and pockets will test your finger strength. Easy access and beautiful scenery add to the charm of this local’s favorite.
Prerequisites: Participants must have prior rock climbing experience, be familiar with basic knots and belaying a leader.
This climbing area in Ouray offers amazing scenery of the surrounding mountains, easy access, and all different levels of single pitch sport climbing on great rock. Beginner climbers can find climbs as easy as 5.5, while intermediate and advanced climbers have a variety of climbs up to 5.13+. Climbing is just minutes from downtown Ouray.
Prerequisites: No prior rock climbing experience needed