Ouray Canyoning, 2nd Edition

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The new Second Edition guidebook here!

It is 206 pages long, packed full of maps, canyon topos, natural history, local logistics – everything you need to plan a successful canyoning trip to Ouray, Colorado.

Ouray, Colorado has the highest quality alpine canyons in the United States. This intimate guide explores the waterfalls, narrows and tumbling cascades found in the spectacular mountains that surround Ouray.

Enjoy adventures ranging from short trail hikes to full day technical adventures in the most beautiful canyons in the country.

Filled with historical, ecological and geological information, this guide offers a grand introduction to Ouray’s special canyons.

Once an oasis for the Utes, and later a center of silver and gold mining,  Ouray has become a major destination for outdoor recreation in the West. Discover why Ouray is also a dream for canyoners and canyon lovers everywhere.

Now in its second edition, this guide contains updated information on classic Ouray area canyon routes, and is expanded with many new, beautiful routes, never before in print.

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