Winter is beautiful at the Eben Ice Caves

Eben Ice cave in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula by Tom Clark One of Michigan’s awesome winter features are the Eben Ice Caves in the Hiawatha National Forest. They explain that the Eben Ice Caves are located within the Rock River Canyon Wilderness (RRCW) which: …includes approximately 4,700 acre (7.5 sq mile) and was designated in the … Continue reading Winter is beautiful at the Eben Ice Caves

February at the Eben Ice Caves

Ice Cave Entry, photo by Eric Hackney On the Pure Michigan blog, guest blogger Jesse Land of Things To Do in the U.P. details how to get to the Eben Ice Caves in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, writing in part: Just outside of Marquette County, the Eben Ice Caves are one of Michigan’s prime winter attractions. Each winter, once the ice caves start … Continue reading February at the Eben Ice Caves

Feeling Green at the Eben Ice Caves

Feeling Green, photo by Joseph Snoweart This weekend features many St. Patrick’s Day celebrations around the state. I hope that if you’re taking part you have a lot of fun, stay safe and remember to be kind to any leprechauns you happen to meet! View Joseph’s photo from the Eben Ice Caves background bigtacular and see more in … Continue reading Feeling Green at the Eben Ice Caves

Exploring the Eben Ice Caves

Exploring the Ice Caves, photo by Michigan Nature Photog View Greg’s photo bigger and see more in his great Winter slideshow. Catch another shot of the ice caves here and here on Facebook. While you’re there, Greg is also holding a contest and giving a print to 2 winners! Last year I shared a photo feature … Continue reading Exploring the Eben Ice Caves

Eben Ice Caves in the Rock River Wilderness

A Healthy Green Glow, photo by nasunto I know it’s wintertime when I start seeing a lot of people asking about the Eben Ice Caves. Like many of the subjects on Michigan in Pictures, I don’t know much more than what I write on the blog. Recently, however, a good-hearted soul created the Eben Ice Caves … Continue reading Eben Ice Caves in the Rock River Wilderness

Build-up: Inside the Eben Ice Caves

Build-up, photo by nasunto. “The drips of water falling from above created wonderful echoes and added to the cave atmosphere. There is much variation of color and texture to the ice in different parts of the cave. Some formations were smooth and clear, others were bumpy and hollow-sounding, and there were some columns that looked … Continue reading Build-up: Inside the Eben Ice Caves

Into the Icy Void at the Eben Ice Caves

Into the icy void, photo by Anapko. I know that winter is here when the searchers start showing up – 50 or 100 or more each day – for the Eben Ice Caves. In our first post on the Eben ice caves, Northern Michigan University professor Dr. John Anderton (who I got to know by … Continue reading Into the Icy Void at the Eben Ice Caves

Eben Ice Caves: Fortress of Solitude, Michigan Branch

Ice Caves_3986, photo by Mike Hainstock. Mike took a trip to the Eben Ice Caves (click that link for the what & where) with the Superiorland Photography Club. He took the opportunity to try out his Vivitar 285 flashes, wireless triggers and some colored gels, and fellow Absolute Michigan group member Kim Nixon was there … Continue reading Eben Ice Caves: Fortress of Solitude, Michigan Branch

Return to the Eben Ice Caves

icecave, photo by johndecember. A lot of folks have been coming by this month looking for pictures of the Eben Ice Caves in the UP’s Alger County (also known as the Rock River Canyon Ice Caves). Check out John’s Eben Ice Caves slideshow for a whole bunch of cool photos! You can learn a lot … Continue reading Return to the Eben Ice Caves

The Eben Ice Caves

Columns of Ice, Eben Ice Cave, photo by John Clement Howe. This photo is one of a nice set titled At the Ice Cave of Eben taken in March of 2007 (or view slideshow of the Eben Ice Caves). A document from a field trip led by Dr. John Anderton of the Northern Michigan University … Continue reading The Eben Ice Caves