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A Women's Festival of Ice

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED!

Come one, come all to the SECOND ANNUAL full-on, women's ice climbing festival! The Betty Ice Ball offers half-day ice climbing clinics at wicked affordable prices, yummy catered dinners, public events (yes, boys too) and a networking frenzy. Sign up for the full package (that's frickin' everything) or just pick and choose from our a la carte menu.

We are offering the opportunity be a "Chick" without having to sign up for one of our longer, standard, (more expensive) clinics. For those of you totally addicted to ice climbing and/or Chicks with Picks, you can attend one of our intensive clinics AND stay for the festival. Notice, the Betty Ice Ball is conveniently sandwiched in between our popular clinic The Complete and one of our new clinics, The Mixer (seriously - a coed clinic!).

PACKAGES

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED!

The Full Package Includes:
Four half-day ice climbing clinics, demo gear, three nights at the Victorian Inn, two catered dinners, our public slideshow & auction, music & dancing, beer, a welcome packet and a our one-of-a-kind T-shirt. This is for those of you who have FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) and don't want to have to make decisions!

FOUR HALF-DAY CLINICS:
Saturday Morning Clinic 7:45am - 11:30am: (choose from one of the following)

  • Intro Ice (for those of you who have climbed 3 days or less)  ***Clinic is FULL•••
  • Intermediate Ice - (10 - 20 days on ice) ***Clinic is FULL•••
  • Mixed-Thin Ice - (intermediate and advanced climbers)  ***Clinic is FULL•••
  • Steep Ice - (intermediate and advanced climbers) ***Clinic is FULL•••

Saturday Afternoon Clinic 12:00pm - 3:45pm: (choose from one of the following)

  • Intro Ice (for those of you who have climbed 3 days or less)  ***Clinic is FULL•••
  • Beginning Ice - (less than 10 days on ice) ***Clinic is FULL•••
  • Intermediate Ice - Footwork (10 - 20 days on ice)  ***Clinic is FULL•••
  • Self-Rescue - Belay Escape (intermediate and advanced climbers) ***Clinic is FULL•••
  • Advanced Technique - Increasing Endurance  ***Clinic is FULL•••

Sunday Morning Clinic 7:45am - 11:30am: (choose from one of the following)

  • Intro Ice (for those of you who have climbed 3 days or less)  ***Clinic is FULL•••
  • Beginning Ice - (less than 10 days on ice) ***Clinic is FULL•••
  • Intermediate Ice - Efficiency (10 - 20 days on ice) ***Clinic is FULL•••
  • Mixed-Thin Ice - (intermediate and advanced climbers)  ***Clinic is FULL•••
  • Speed/Speed Climbing - Fast and Efficient (intermediate and advanced climbers) ***Clinic is FULL•••

Sunday Afternoon Clinic 12:00pm - 3:45pm: (choose from one of the following)

  • Beginning Ice - (less than 10 days on ice)  ***Clinic is FULL•••
  • Anchors and Knots (All levels) ***Clinic is FULL•••
  • Intermediate Ice - Perfect Swing (10 - 20 days on ice) ***Clinic is FULL•••
  • Multi-Pitch Transitions - (intermediate and advanced climbers) ***Clinic is FULL•••
  • Intro to Leading (intermediate and advanced climbers) ***Clinic is FULL•••

 

Ala Carte Menu:
You choose! Create a schedule that suits your social butterfly, or not. Truth is, you don't even have to sign up for a thing. You could come to Ouray to ice climb with a friend, not attend a single clinic and pay $ at the door for our public slideshow/auction & music.

BUT, the real fun of the Ice Ball is networking with other like-minded Bettys, finding future climbing partners and perhaps leaving your sweetheart at home.

2010 SCHEDULE

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED!

Friday, January 29, 2010

  • 3:00 - 7:00  PM: Registration at the Ouray Community Center. Check out demo gear from the Outdoor Industry. First come, first served.
  • 5:00 PM: Women only catered dinner by Sandy's Sunshine Kitchen. $25, beer included.
  • 6:00 PM: Kick-off meeting for Betty Ice Ball participant at Community Center
  • 7:00 PM: Annual public slide show/auction in the big room of the Ouray Community Center. $5 at the door for non-participants. Everybody welcome!

Saturday, January 30, 2010

  • Morning Climbing Clinics 7:45 AM - 11:30 AM
    Afternoon Climbing Clinics 12:00 - 3:45 PM
    Demo Room Open 7:30 - 9:00 AM
  • 7:45 AM: Meet at the Lower Bridge near the stone hut. Escort to your climbing clinic. (escorts have extra release forms)
  • 12:00 PM: Meet at the Lower Bridge near the stone hut. Escort to your climbing clinic
  • 4:00 - 5:30 PM: Demo gear available at the Ouray Community Center's Big Room
  • 5:00 - 5:30 PM: Tool Sharpening Clinic (optional), Community Center Big Room
  • 5:30 PM: Public catered dinner by Sandy's Sunshine Kitchen. $25, includes PM events. Beer included. Public: Limited space available, register early!
  • 5:00 - 8:00 PM: Silent Art Auction and ”Love the Chicks” Used Gear and Garage Sale at the Community Center
  • 8:00 PM: Live Music - open to the public. $10 at the door for non-participants. San Juan Room, Community Center

Sunday, January 31, 2010

  • Morning Climbing Clinics 7:45 AM - 11:30 AM
    Afternoon Climbing Clinics 12:00 - 3:45 PM
    Demo Room Open 7:30 - 9:00 AM
  • 7:45 AM: Meet at the Lower Bridge near the stone hut. Escort to your climbing clinic. (Escorts have extra release forms)
  • 12:00 PM: Meet at the Lower Bridge near the stone hut. Escort to your climbing clinic.
  • 3:00 - 5:00 PM: Hand in demo gear at the Ouray Community Center.
  • 5:00 PM: Closing Ceremony

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SCHEDULE

WHERE:
OURAY, COLORADO

2010 DATES:
January 29- 31, check out Feb 1

PRICES:

Full Package

  • $479 Full Package (double occupancy) = $239.50 non-refundable deposit
  • $608 Full Package (single occupancy) = $304 non-refundable deposit

A La Carte - pick and choose

FRIDAY:

$25 Catered Dinner          

$5  Auction/Slide Show   

$47/94  Single/Double Room 

SATURDAY:

$85  Each Clinic                    

$25  Dinner                           

$10  Live Auction/Music/Dance  

$47/94  Single/Double Room 

SUNDAY:

$85  Each Clinic                   

$47/94  Single/Double Room 

Slideshow
PUBLIC EVENTS!!
5 NIGHTS OF FUN!

>> MORE INFO: Slide Show - Live Music - Free Beer

 

 

 

 



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