Firing up the Polar Vortex Ice Cave Hype Machine

Ice Cave Evening, photo by Mark Miller via leelanau.com who write: It’s a frosty 3 degrees in Leland with winds whipping powdery snow around and more single digits & high winds driving wind chills far below zero coming over the next couple of days. That’s not optimal for driving, and schools across the county are … Continue reading Firing up the Polar Vortex Ice Cave Hype Machine

Words escape me: Grand Island Ice Caves, 2015

Words escape me, photo by Lake Superior Photo Words escape ME on the beauty of the video that Shawn of Lake Superior Photo shared. The ice caves on Grand Island near Munising didn’t happen this year, a very unfortunate thing for everyone in Michigan who makes their livelihood from winter recreation. However, thanks to the magic … Continue reading Words escape me: Grand Island Ice Caves, 2015

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

#TBT – Ice Caves of 2015

Icicles on cave – Grand Island Ice Curtains, photo by Craig As the mercury climbs and some crazy people (such as yours truly) start grumbling about the high temps, it’s probably a good time to take a look back at last winter’s spectacular ice caves. Aubrieta Hope shared the story of her trip with Craig and … Continue reading #TBT – Ice Caves of 2015

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

Michigan Ice Cave Collection #77: Whitefish Point Ice Cave

Whitefish Point Ice Cave, photo by David Marvin If you’re collecting Michigan ice caves, you should know that Whitefish Point (up past the Tahquamenon Falls on Lake Superior) has ice caves right now. View David’s photo background bigtacular and see more in his absolutely stunning Taqhamenon Falls & Whitefish Point – February 28, 2015 slideshow. … Continue reading Michigan Ice Cave Collection #77: Whitefish Point Ice Cave

Frankfort Ice Cave

Frankfort Ice Cave, photo by Sarah Hunt (oni_one_) “Love lingers when the heart remembers to touch the light leaking from the soul.” ~R.M. Drake Here’s a pretty incredible shot from Sunday in Frankfort Harbor. Lots more great shots from outdoors in Michigan on Sarah’s Instagram. I’ll post this one and another shot bigger on the michpics Facebook. In … Continue reading Frankfort Ice Cave