Ice Conditions 11-30-14

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With colder temperatures returning to Upper Michigan we went out looking to see what damage the rain and warm weather did to our early season ice.

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While it is hard to see this ice come down, by mid season these climbs sure will have interesting bases.  All waterfalls are  still flowing pretty good and won’t be climbable for a while.

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From Prelude Curtain to the Curtains proper there are three climbable climbs.  All climbs are thin at the bottom and the top outs are super sketchy as the turf is still not frozen.

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Check back next week as we will try to post more information on different climbs with hopefully some fat conditions!

Ice Conditions Report 2014/2015

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Early snow and cold temperatures the last few weeks have local climbers itching to get out and get this season started!  Conditions this weekend  have seen a warm up with temps in the 40’s and rain threatening for tonight.  We thought we would head out this morning to see if there might be any ice that would be climbable before it deteriorates any more.

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While all waterfalls are not climbable yet, (Munising falls pictured above) we did find some small seeps that were thick enough to climb on.  Things may change drastically tonight depending on the amount of rain we will get, but in the long run more water in the ground table will produce bigger and better climbs for us this season.

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Start sharpening those picks as this ice season is REALLY close to starting!  As always this time of year please call (906-226-7112), for up to date conditions before planning a long road trip up.