Posts by Bill

Ice Conditions Report 4-18-18

Ice Conditions Report 4-18-18

  Looks like we are lining up for another great weekend of late season climbing!  With our biggest snowfall of the season snowshoes might be needed if you are tackling some of the back country climbs.  Temps are suppose to be in the 50’s with sunshine so please use caution before attempting any route.  Its […]

Ice Conditions 4-12-18

Ice Conditions 4-12-18

  Wow!  How lucky are we to have amazing climbing conditions this late in the season!  Climbs are still holding their own and seeps are large and still growing.  Pillars are still climbable but can change daily.  This weekend should be another great weekend of climbing.  As always please check each climb carefully before making […]

Ice Conditions 3-26-18

Ice Conditions 3-26-18

What do you think about this new Ice Fest shuttle to Grand Island?  Ice Fest friend Ed Schneiderhan of Houghton made the pilgrimage to Grand Island in style!  What an amazing way to scout your climbs and cut down your approach times. Needless to say it was another banner weekend for climbing.  Virtually all of the […]

Ice Conditions Report 3-19-18

Ice Conditions Report 3-19-18

  Another stellar weekend in the U.P. and perfect spring ice climbing conditions!  Sunny and warm temperatures during the day and below freezing temps at night continue to provide optimal climbing days.  This weekend reports came in of great conditions on: Dairyland, Midnight Rambler, Giddy Up, Hi Ho Silver, Sweet Mother Moses, School Room, No […]

Ice Conditions Report 3-12-18

Ice Conditions Report 3-12-18

What a perfect weekend for spring climbing!  Warm temperatures, sunshine and soft ice greeted climbers trying to close out their season with a few more laps on their favorite routes.  On the mainland, reports came in the Dairyland, Suck It Up, Midnight Rambler, and Sweet Mother Moses all were climbed.  All climbs along Sand Point […]

Ice Conditions Report 3-5-18

Ice Conditions Report 3-5-18

With warm temperatures and rain falling throughout the Midwest thankfully Munising has been spared and currently the spring climbing conditions are excellent!  This weekend Michigan Ice Fest guides were spread throughout the park and have found formations are actually growing!  Most climbs on the mainland are in excellent condition with climbers finding soft sticks and […]