American Alpine Club Raffle Saturday ...

American Alpine Club Raffle Saturday Night- Guaranteed To Win!

At Ice Fest you will have an opportunity to learn more about this awesome climbing organization as well as join/renew a membership!   The advantage of joining and gaining the benefits of these clubs during Ice Fest is that you will automatically be entered in a raffle in which everyone wins some gear!  You help the club and pick […]

Ice Conditions Report 2-5-18

Ice Conditions Report 2-5-18

At Michigan Ice we take pride in being your go to site for current ice climbing conditions for Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore as well as climbs throughout the Upper Peninsula. Planning a trip to Pictured Rocks?  We have you covered for all the latest snow and ice conditions on all of your favorite climbs.  Check […]

Black Diamond Title Sponsor

Black Diamond Title Sponsor

We are so excited to announce that Black Diamond is returning as our Title Sponsor!  Not only do they make incredible climbing gear and clothing, they were one of the first climbing manufacturers to come to our event back in the days where there were only a handful of participants at the event. Because of their […]

#MichiganIceFest2018 Photo Contest

#MichiganIceFest2018 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 […]

Ice Conditions Report 1-28-18

Ice Conditions Report 1-28-18

At Michigan Ice we take pride in being your go to site for current ice climbing conditions for Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore as well as climbs throughout the Upper Peninsula. Planning a trip to Pictured Rocks?  We have you covered for all the latest snow and ice conditions on all of your favorite climbs.  Check […]

Snowmobile Shuttles Available

Snowmobile Shuttles Available

  Looking for ice to climb during the festival but want to get away from the crowds?  This year it looks like there is a distinct possibility that we will be able to access Grand Island!  While it is noble to ski across to the West Shore and get a route or two in, but […]