The 2008 Ouray Ice Festival was held over the weekend with 17 World Class climbers on site to compete. Jeff Mercier of France took home top honors, winning the competition, that saw climbers challenged by a 60 foot wall of mixed ice and rock as well as a few man made obstacles thrown in for good measure.
The Hardwear Sessions Blog has posted the following two videos from the first two days of the competition. Enjoy!
Day 1 Highlights:
Day 2 Highlights:
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