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The North Wind

The North Wind

The North Wind

Photo courtesy of Paul Mcsorley
PRO CLIMBING— An ice climber takes a breath during an ice climb in Munising, Michigan. January through March are typically the best times to ice climb in the U.P.

A moment with pro ice climber Paul Mcsorley

Peter Smedley February 18, 2021

The choice to have Michigan Ice Fest did not come easily for many of the climbers involved. Ice climbing provides a unique, temporary means of climbing that can only be done during certain times of the...

Photo courtesy of  David Hixenbaugh
COLD CLIMBING— RE253, intro to ice climbing is offered twice a year during the winter semester. Students travel to Munising and learn how to ice climb in the field.

COLD CLIMBING-- RE253, intro to ice climbing is offered twice a year during the winter semester. Students travel to Munising and learn how to ice climb in the field.

Ice climbing course keeps students active in chilling winter

Sophia Huhta February 17, 2021

As winter rages on and temperatures drop into the single digits, students may find it harder and harder to get outside and be active. But the students in RE253 Introduction to Ice Climbing take the cold...

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