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10th SFG in Ouray

It was our honor and privilege this past week to host military mountaineers from the 10th SFG out of Fort Carson at our home base in Ouray. The 10th Group has a long and prestigious [...]

April SPRAT Evaluations Complete

Last week we hosted a SPRAT Training and Evaluation with four Level 1 candidates and three Level 3 candidates. After a quick week of training we are please to say that everyone passed their evaluations [...]

Rope Access in Ouray – SPRAT Training and Evaluation

Last week, we hosted our first SPRAT training/certification for calendar year 2021. We had a nice mix of welders, construction trade personnel, a firefighter, curious rope rescue practitioners exploring SPRAT certification, and a Level 3 [...]

Amphitheater Adventure Ice

Just prior to the big dump of snow we got this weekend, Jared and I squeezed in a day of adventure climbing high in the Amphitheater overlooking Ouray. The route was first put up nearly [...]

Ice Conditions are Outstanding

Climbing in the Ouray Ice Park Backcountry ice in the San Juans The consistently cold start to winter has created optimal conditions for both Ouray Ice Park ice-farming as well as [...]

SPRAT Training and Evaluation Dates 2021

We have just posted new SPRAT Training and Evaluation dates on the calendar.  Our next training and evaluation sessions are February 2-6, 2021 and April 20-24, 2021 in Ouray, Colorado. The February session is filling up [...]

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