Ice Festival Sponsors
This event is not possible without the generous support that our sponsors provide. Please show your appreciation and support the companies that support the Sandstone Ice Festival.
Check out who's supporting the festival on the Sponsors Page
Access and Accommodations
Looking for route maps and climbing beta?
Need a hotel room, or information on camping?
Visit the Ice Park Access Page for maps and more.
Ski Report- Banning State Park
Ice Climbing Clinics, Winter Camping Clinics, Skijoring and Ski Waxing Clinics- the Sandstone Ice Festival makes it easy to enjoy the winter, adventure sports.
Climbing Clinics registration is open!
Winter Camping Clinics
Family Nature Walk Sponsored by the
- Audubon Center of the North Woods -
"Frozen Kettle" Chili Cook-off
Don't miss your chance to sample some award winning chili, or better yet, make a batch of your own secret recipe and see how it rates.
Cook-off details on the Chili Page
Thank You Volunteers, and Clinic Instructors
The 8th annual Sandstone Ice Festival was a huge success,
Find out more on the Ice Festival Information Page
Join the Fun at the 2013
December 13-15 2013
A Warm Welcome
Welcome to the
Sandstone Ice Festival - Celebrating our 8th year of winter adventure.
The vibrant festival celebrates the best of winter adventure sports from ice climbing to skinny skiing, winter camping and shoe shoeing. It is a gathering of kindred spirits who share a love for all things cold.
The Sandstone Ice Festival reaches winter lovers from around the Midwest and Canada. We look forward to this year’s festival, to reuniting with old friends and to making new climbing partners.