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    Ouray Ice Festival 2012

    Sunday, January 8, 2012

    On Sunday, Amanda and I headed down to watch the ice climbers at the Ouray Ice Festival. We have always wanted to go check it out, so it was nice to finally make it down there. I'm not a climber of any sorts (and have no interest in starting), but it was definitely fun to watch.

    This is not my usual 'photography subject,' but it was fun trying to take photos of something new. Here's some of the photos I took while we were there...feel free to tell me what you think...


    Ouray by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr


    Ouray Ice Park by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr


    Climbing by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr


    Concentration by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr


    Spectators by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr


    Swing by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr


    Climbing the Ice by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr


    In Motion by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr


    Falling Ice by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr


    Festival by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr


    Hang On by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr


    Ice Wall by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr


    Blue Ice by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr


    Icicle by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr


    In the Ice by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr


    Two Climbers by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr


    Ice Park Overview by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr


    In the Clouds by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr


    Mountain & Clouds by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr

    Ouray Ice Festival Photo Gallery
    Randy Langstraat
    ADVENTR.CO | Anasazi Photography

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    The "Ice Park Overview" picture almost seems like an architectural model. Beautiful place!

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    Your pictures are amazing, no matter what your subject is.

    Thanks IntrepidXJ.

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    Heading down there tomorrow to climb. We go every year the week after the festival. You missed a shot of the hot springs in town, the reward for a day spent on the ice. Some great shots.
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    Amazing trip!!!!!wish i could do the same!

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    Nice pics! Makes me want to go back there. We were in Ouray in September and saw the ice climbing ravine---of course, there was no ice there then, but we did get to see the first snowfall of the season. Beautiful.

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    Thanks for the report Randy - another place I've got to go see!

    Rick

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    What a great adveture you have, my mom love mountain climbing with her friends :)

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