Sandstone ice conditions?


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Mitch alons · · Sioux Falls sd · Joined Sep 2013 · Points: 530

Went to the ice festival eairly January wanted to make another trip up there, was curious what conditions were like there before I make another trip?
Thanks Mitch

jon jugenheimer · · Madison, WI · Joined Apr 2006 · Points: 2,049

https://www.facebook.com/Sandstone-Ice-Park-318485004840616/?fref=ts

Last post is from the 22nd, but I am sure that the ice is still awesome!

wisam · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jan 2012 · Points: 60

Great shape! The freeze thaw means it's much less hooked out that it would otherwise be.

Mitch alons · · Sioux Falls sd · Joined Sep 2013 · Points: 530

Awesome thanks guys

Jess Arnold · · Minneapolis, MN · Joined Jan 2017 · Points: 386

Anyone headed out on the 19th or are the crazy warm day temps deterring folks

Leslie McG · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jun 2012 · Points: 410
Jess Arnold wrote:Anyone headed out on the 19th or are the crazy warm day temps deterring folks
Curious too since I am bailing on Vegas and would love to climb outside in MN ice or rock while I visit this weekend.
Jess Arnold · · Minneapolis, MN · Joined Jan 2017 · Points: 386

As far as I know my trip is still a go

Jess Arnold · · Minneapolis, MN · Joined Jan 2017 · Points: 386
jersey girl wrote: Curious too since I am bailing on Vegas and would love to climb outside in MN ice or rock while I visit this weekend.
Scratch my previous comment; ice plans were scrapped for this weekend. Pals headed there today and said conditions were too wet and would likely be worse.
Leslie McG · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jun 2012 · Points: 410
Jess Arnold wrote: Scratch my previous comment; ice plans were scrapped for this weekend. Pals headed there today and said conditions were too wet and would likely be worse.
Thanks for the update. Seems like RW or TF might be a better option!
Jess Arnold · · Minneapolis, MN · Joined Jan 2017 · Points: 386
jersey girl wrote: Thanks for the update. Seems like RW or TF might be a better option!
Yeah, my folks and I are probably switching areas as well. Though the winter wall might be the only thing climbable at this point, and the potholes @ TF will be interesting...
Leslie McG · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jun 2012 · Points: 410

Think we are heading to TF if anyone can comment on conditions there that would be great!

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