Not going to lie.  This year Ice fest has been challenging logistically speaking and we have been working non stop to provide a great experience for everyone.  Due to seen and unseen circumstances, there have been several changes that we have had to make to the upcoming festival.  Please take a look and we will do our best to keep everyone informed.


Clinic Changes

Due to several athletes not being able to make it to this year’s event the following changes have been made to the clinic schedule.

*Intermediate Ice with David Allfrey is now being taught by CAMP Athlete Nate Smith

*Will Gadd Avalanche Clinic is now being taught by Arc Teryx Athlete Mark Smiley


Presentation Schedule Changes


8pm Alex Hansen



7pm Alan Rousseau & Jackson Marvel

8pm Kitty Calhoun



5pm The Alpinist

7pm Sam Elias/Cam Maier Cities to Crag Tour

8pm Anna Pfaff & Andres Marin



7pm Mark Synnott

8pm Jim Donini



Mountain Book Changes

Due to author cancelations Kelly Cordes, Brandon Pullan, Will Gadd and James Mills will not be able to attend.  We will still have Jim Donini signing, The Tower, Mark Synnott signing The Third Pole, & The Impossible Climb. Matt Abbotts and Bill Thompson will be signing A Rock Climbers Guide to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan & An Ice Climbers Guide to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula


Athlete Changes

Due to a variety of circumstances the following athletes will not be in attendance this year:

Will Gadd

David Alfrey

Kelly Cordes

Vince Anderson

Sarah Hueniken

Aaron Mulkey

Nate Sacket

Jim Shimberg

Phil Henderson