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Winter Activities ICE CLIMBING

Winter Activities:

Ice Climbing

The alpine setting of the San Juan Mountains offers world-renowned ice climbing and provides a wide variety of winter climbing opportunities. To fully explore the winter climbing routes, we recommend the expertise of a local guide. Standing 365 feet tall, Bridal Veil Falls is Colorado's tallest free-falling waterfall, and one of the most classic and difficult ice climbs in the country. Having been closed to climbing for the better part of a few decades, with the exception of a few brief openings, the climb re-opened to the public in the winter of 2008-09. An agreement was reached through negotiations between The Trust for Public Land and the Idarado Mining Company, with support and advocacy from San Miguel County, Telluride Mountain Club and the Access Fund. The agreement awarded a revocable public access license that grants climbers access to this world-class ice climb. Access is contingent on climbers’ awareness and compliance with a number of rules: Climbers must sign in at a kiosk; avoid the Powerhouse area at the top of the falls; and all descents must be via rappel. View current ice conditions in the area. 


Ice Climbing Guides

Mountain Trip

Telluride Mountain Guides

San Juan Outdoor Adventures/ Telluride Adventures

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