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The Curtains 


Type:  TR, Ice, 1 pitch, 30'
Original: WI3-4 [details]
FA: unknown
Season: winter
Page Views: 1,329
Submitted By: jon jugenheimer on Nov 15, 2006  with updates from Bheliker Heliker

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The curtains, March 5 2015


This is one of Munising's most popular ice climbing areas. A great place to learn how to lead vertical ice or an easy place to set up a top rope.

Mostly tree shaded area, later in evening sun will appear over top of the climb and will give back lighting on the wall until sundown.

This area can be populated by its ease of climbing and occasionally numerous routes available, especially during the Ice Fest where it is used for clinics.

Beautiful sunset viewing area as well as bay and islands near the Munising area.


This climb is the most popular and will usually have a trail broken in from Sand Point Road. Park in the parking lot by the beach/boat ramp and walk back to the trail where you can see the climb from the road, 15-20 minutes.

Looking up the hill on the east side of the road, the Curtains are usually visible deep in the trees. Not far from the road, but hike in is up a rather steep hill. Maybe 100 yards from roadway.

The Curtains: 46.439808°, -86.608231°
Curtains approach: 46.440310°, -86.608920°


Screws or trees, depending on what you're doing.

Photos of The Curtains Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Short lead of the curtains
Short lead of the curtains
Rock Climbing Photo: Very far left part of the Curtains
Very far left part of the Curtains
Rock Climbing Photo: The Curtains
The Curtains
Rock Climbing Photo: My first ascent on lead at the curtains.  Very goo...
My first ascent on lead at the curtains. Very goo...
Rock Climbing Photo: Ice Fest 2013
Ice Fest 2013
Rock Climbing Photo: Michigan Ice Fest 2014
Michigan Ice Fest 2014
Rock Climbing Photo: Plenty of ice at the curtains (Dec 30, 2013)
BETA PHOTO: Plenty of ice at the curtains (Dec 30, 2013)
Rock Climbing Photo: Climbing the curtains
Climbing the curtains

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By Justin Moon
Feb 1, 2010

Great beginner area. Nice ice.

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