The Ouray Ice Park is located in a spectacular natural gorge just outside the town of Ouray, Colorado, and is home to more than 200 man-made ice and mixed climbs.
Watch "Behind the Ice" at vimeo.com/82887511 for a peek at creating the ice park.
The Ouray Ice Festival (January 9 - 12, 2014) is known as the priemier international gathering of its kind. The festival draws top athletes from around the world to the amazing frozen waterfalls that are grown by experienced "ice farmers" each night.
"Ice", created by Barry Stevenson of Outside Adventure Media, has been awarded numerous film awards including the '2013 Colorado Film Award - Platinum' from the Colorado International Film Festival.
Video produced, directed, photographed and edited by Barry Stevenson, Outside Adventure Media. Visit OutsideAdventureMedia.com for more information, or contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Finding Hope; A Proud Moment; On This Moment; and Leading the Way by Dan Phillipson
Mistake (Davide Rossi Re-work - Instrumental) by Moby / Moby Gratis
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See the new Ouray Ice Park video at vimeo.com/57924628
In this short "sample" video, dozens of the top ice climbers from around the world converge on the Ouray Ice Festival each year. This video shows the final, dramatic climb to the top of the Elite Mixed Ice Competition route.
For more information visit ourayicepark.com.
Music used with permission by Moby.
Produced, directed, photographed and edited by Barry Stevenson, OutsideAdventureMedia.com .
The Ouray Ice Park is one of the premier ice climbing destinations in the world. But the amazing walls of ice are not just the work of Mother Nature.
The Park is a non-profit organization that relies solely on memberships, sponsorships, and donations to exist. It is home to more than 200 man-made ice and mixed climbs and, despite the high cost of operation, remains free and open for public use.
Join the Ice Park team by visiting the Membership page at ourayicepark.com/about/membership.
Thank you for supporting the Ouray Ice Park and for sharing this video with your friends.
Video created by Barry Stevenson, OutsideAdventureMedia.com.
Can you do this?
The annual Elite Mixed Climbing Competition was held Saturday, January 11 at the Ouray Ice Festival in front of a record crowd of enthusiastic spectators.
Only three competitors completed the challenging route to the top!
Results of the 2014 Ouray Ice Festival Elite Mixed Climbing Comp:
Top 5 Men:
1 Jeff Mercier
2 Mauro Dorigatti
3 Will Mayo
4 Sam Elias
5 Kyle Dempster
Top 5 Women:
1 Stephanie Maureau
2 Jen Olson
3 Dawn Glanc
4 Emily Harrington
5 Kendra Stritch
Video created by Barry Stevenson, OutsideAdventiureMedia.com.
Music, "Running", composed and performed by Moby, courtesy MobyGratus.com.
Preview "Ice", a short film from Outside Adventure Media.
Why do "normal" people risk their lives to climb on frozen waterfalls each winter?
"Ice" examines the emotions and motivations of recreational ice climbers, and shows why one amazing location in Colorado has become the epicenter of the ice climbing world.
Winner of the Colorado Film Award - Platinum, Best Documentary Short at the Intendence Film Fest in Denver and Best Sports & Outdoor Short at the Indie Spirit Film Festival.
Ice is an Official Selection at the 2014 Sedona International Film Festival and 2014 Taos Shortz Film Festival. It was screened at the following 2013 festivals: Breckenridge Festival of Film, Fescinate International Film Festival (Madrid, Spain), Phenom International Film Fest, Denver Indie Festival, Southern Colorado Film Festival, and Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival.
Produced, directed, photographed and edited by Barry Stevenson, Outside Adventure Media. Please visit outsideadventuremedia.com for more information.