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The GMUG National Forest offers many opportunities for climbing, from scrambling through canyon rock jams, following an arduous but rewarding  trail to a  peak, or challenging yourself on a technical climb up an ice wall! Whatever your physical ability or level of skill, our forest has many places to meet your interest.

Areas & Activities
man climgin up over ledge with ice axe

Ice Climber at Ouray Ice Festival

5 people hikingup a skree slope

Climbing up Wetterhorn, Ouray Ranger District