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The North Wind

The North Wind

The North Wind

ALWAYS CLIMBING — Slugs Bluff became the first climber-owned rock-climbing area last year and this years first Slug Fest is a celebration of that milestone. The festival will include programs for climbers as well as community volunteer projects to continue the legacy of stewardship of Slugs Bluff.
Photo courtesy of John Miller.

Climbers gear up to scale Slug’s Bluff

Katarina Rothhorn September 20, 2023

This weekend, Sept. 22-24, nearly 100 people will gather in Palmer, Michigan at an 80-foot-tall quartzite cliff known as Slug’s Bluff to celebrate the inaugural Slug Fest with rock climbing gear, yoga...

ROCK CLIMBING - The PEIF is a place full of activities and classes to help the community be more active. Rock climbing is a fun way for students and community members to stay active with friends and family.

Rediscovering rock climbing

Nathan Kwapisz April 7, 2023

Rock climbing is a never-ending sport with never-ending challenges to attempt, which allows each participants to tailor the sport to their own skills and desires. Some participants decide to participate...

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