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Ice Conditions Report 3-20-17

Ice Conditions Report 3-20-17

With mild temps over the weekend, the ice conditions have remained pretty darn good for Upper Peninsula climbing. It’s turned into a surprisingly good late season considering the roller coaster temperatures. While waterfalls are slowly melting away the seeps are growing to super fat conditions! Luckily, by midweek we are again dropping to overnight lows […]

Ice Conditions Report 3-6-17

Ice Conditions Report 3-6-17

With warmer than average temperatures following Ice Fest many folks have been calling asking about current ice conditions.  The good news is that seeps continue to be in excellent condition with climbers heading out into the backcountry to tag some of the classics.  True waterfalls took a serious hit with the warm weather with almost […]

2017 Michigan Ice Fest Is In The Book...

2017 Michigan Ice Fest Is In The Books!

The dust has settled and the 2017 Michigan Ice Fest is in the books! A new headquarters, super mild temperatures, our strongest lineup of professional athletes, and what was undoubtedly the largest gathering of ice climbers in the Midwest ever! Climbers from at least 20 different states and 3 different countries were represented this year, as […]

Bus Schedule!

Bus Schedule!

To help alleviate the parking problem along Sand Point Road, the city of Munising has graciously offered to provide a free shuttle to and from the demo area and the Sand Point Road parking area. Departures are from Headquarters, 387, and Sand Point Road.

Michigan Ice Fest Photo Contest!

Michigan Ice Fest Photo Contest!

Our ever popular photo contest is back!  Two years ago we launched our photo contest and couldn’t have been more impressed with the results.  Hundreds of incredible images of people climbing, hiking and partying during Ice Fest weekend. So, how could we not do it again? So without further hesitation, here are the rules for the […]

Looking for Ice?

Looking for Ice?

  It’s a common comment that we hear……been there done that, or it’s just too crowded.  While its true, if you come to Ice Fest expecting to climb any of the climbs along Sand Point Road, your right, it is too crowded (unless you get up really early that is).  Honestly if we were driving […]