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 for sending Dawn to the event!
Dawn Glanc, pronounced “Glance”, is a sponsored athlete and a professional climbing guide. Dawn was born and raised in Brunswick Ohio, and currently Lives in Ouray Colorado. Dawn is an American Mountain Guide certified Rock and Alpine Guide and is a Co-Owner of Chicks Climbing and Skiing. Dawn has a passion for climbing and focuses on the disciplines of rock, ice and mixed climbing. Dawn has been climbing both rock and ice since 1996. During that time she has climbed all over the world and has completed multiple first ascent Ice lines in Cody Wyoming and ice and mixed lines in Iceland. In December 2013 Dawn became the First Woman in the United States to climb M11+. Her sponsors include Black Diamond, Mountain Hardwear, La Sportiva, Bluewater Ropes and Julbo Eyewear.