Ice Updates and Conditions

UPDATE:  2021-22 Season!

 Thanks for a great season and 12 years!  This has been our LAST season unless someone takes over the project. We are retiring and leaving the IL area…. Oh Yeah!

We have farmed ice NOW and are open for climbing! Season is ending Sat Feb. 26th….

Thanks for your support over the past 12 years!

We are now ready for ice climbing. Waterlines are in place, tools are sharpened, and the warming room is set to go! Just waiting for the COLD to get here! Keep your eyes here for updates! See you soon!

Open most days at 11 am for the season! and BY APPOINTMENT! Call us and let us know you are coming and what time….



Thanks for a great season and 12 years!  This has been our LAST season unless someone takes over the project.


Starved Rock ice climbing IS NOW CLOSED FOR THE 2022 SEASON!


See our Summer Adventures HERE!

Unique Adventure Lodging Near the WI Dells! HERE

Thank you​!

Refund Policy:

Deposits/payments are non-refundable and guarantee the date/times. If you have to cancel your outing the Nice Ice will make every effort to re-book the dates and if they re-book a full refund will be given, less a $50 service fee per group/party. If Nice Ice cancels a program we will provide a full refund(unless due to weather/temps/ice conditions-NO refunds) but Nice Ice will no way be held responsible for cost or fees due to canceling or rescheduling travel arrangements including but not limited to travel and lodging. NO Shows will not rec a refund and Guest cancellations of less than 48 hrs prior to trip date get no refunds and can NOT re-schedule. Cancellations due to weather will try(or make a good faith effort) to be re-scheduled(subject to Nice Ice discretion and availability) and are not refundable circumstances. NO masks are required to be worn nor will our staff be wearing masks for safe communication and breathing. Booked dates/times may be rearranged after you book due to staff availability or ice farming that may be in progress… Thanks for your flexibility.

Large Warming room!

Our new digs have an awesome warming room!