Monthly Archives: March 2015

In late February this winter, I traveled along Highway 61, following the scenic coast of Lake Superior heading north from Duluth 100 miles to Grand Marais, Minnesota. Incredible ice formations lined the shore.  But what surprised me most was the sheer variety of ice that existed. The winter scenery changed from one spot to the […]

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Just a week after they opened, and already the ice caves in the Apostle Island National Lakeshore in Bayfield County, Wisconsin are now closed for the 2015 season. Last year, cold temps created safe access to the caves for the first time since 2009, and ice conditions remained stable for a record 8 weeks, drawing […]

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