First Athlete Booked- Dawn Glanc!

First Athlete Booked- Dawn Glanc!

Michigan Ice Fest is proud to announce that Dawn Glanc is returning to the 2016 Michigan Ice Fest instructing our courses.  We are so fortunate to have our Title Sponsor Black Diamond sending Dawn to the event! Dawn Glanc, pronounced “Glance”,  is a sponsored athlete and a professional climbing guide. Dawn was born and raised […]

Special Announcement On The Demo

Special Announcement On The Demo

We are pretty stoked that registration for the 2016 Michigan Ice Fest is open and registrations are flowing in!  One important change in this years Ice Fest is that if you have signed up for a class-Demo gear will be provided for the day of your class as part of the class fee.  If you […]

Say What? 2016 Michigan Ice Fest Reg...

Say What?  2016 Michigan Ice Fest Registration Is Offically Open!

      Well it is May and the ice season has just ended here in the Upper Peninsula and we are already stoked to start climbing again!  Our big news is that registration for all of Michigan Ice Fest 2016 courses is now officially open!  We have been working really hard for the last […]

Ben Erdmann- Cerro-Torre 2015

Ben Erdmann- Cerro-Torre 2015

May 3rd = 7 Months of Munising Ice Cl...

May 3rd = 7 Months of Munising Ice Climbing!

It may have been 72 degrees today but all that meant was that there were to be no cold toes today!  Today, May 3rd , marked 7 months of ice climbing in the Upper Peninsula- a fact we are very proud of!  It all started back in November when a heavy snowstorm dumped 20 plus […]

Ice Conditions- 4-16-15

Ice Conditions- 4-16-15

How bittersweet.  We suffer all winter long with minus 20 degree temperatures and when it warms up to where we can climb in short sleeve shirts, no gloves, and dare I say even sweating…our precious ice deteriorates so quickly!  Warm temps all week have taken a toll on the climbs with all waterfalls being done […]