Black Diamond Factory Tour

Black Diamond Factory Tour

Some of the Michigan Ice Fest staff recently went to Salt Lake City for the the Outdoor Retailer show, which is the largest outdoor sports show of its kind, and caters to the specialty outdoor retailer.  It is where you will find all of the upcoming outdoor products and technical innovations that are to hit […]

Tenkara On The Youzawa Trout Stream J...

Tenkara On The Youzawa Trout Stream Japan

Tokyo, the biggest city in the world, where visiting is a mind blowing experience!  Exciting, unique and fast-paced- Tokyo is fun and there’s always something cool to see or fun to do. For the trout angler it can be daunting to try to find a place to escape from the hustle and bustle of the […]

Gear Review – Ruffwear Approach...

Gear Review – Ruffwear Approach Pack

  There is nothing more fun than a camping trip with your best friend. For some of us, that friend happens to have fur and drool more than average. Sure, that may describe some people you know, but I was talking about your dog. Although dogs don’t need a lot to be happy, they do […]

Ride Life- Giant Bicycle Demos Copper...

Ride Life- Giant Bicycle Demos Copper Harbor & Marquette!

Come check out the newest technology and the best bikes from Giant’s new 2016 line up! We have two opportunities to be some of the first riders in the country to trail test these bikes!  July 25th Copper Harbor MI Ride Life Ride Giant Demo @ Copper Harbor City Park(Downtown) Downtown City Park/Commons 10am to […]

AAA Wall / Secret Crag Re-Opened!

AAA Wall / Secret Crag Re-Opened!

Over a year ago, two local crags were closed to climbing leaving a void in the Upper Peninsula climbing community.  Today we are proud to say that with cooperation and hard work between three organizations: The Access Fund, The Upper Peninsula Climbers Coalition, and The Longyear Corporation the AAA Wall and the Secret Crag are […]

Miners Castle

Miners Castle

The Pictured Rocks cliffs hold great spiritual significance to Native Americans who have called the Upper Peninsula home for thousands of years.  The most iconic landmark in the National Lakeshore has to be Miners Castle.  Miners Castle was named by Englishman Alexander Henry’s employees when they were exploring the area for minerals in 1771.To the […]