Ice shoves no longer — caves being destroyed some time this week

An iconic and beautifully rare scene on the shore of Crystal Beach is about to be destroyed. People flooded the area this past weekend to view the ice shoves at Crystal Beach on Lake Erie. Of course, as in any large crowd, not all went according to plan and common sense was not at its peak. A senior citizen broke a hip after slipping on the ice, emergency vehicle access was blocked by the many illegally parked cars, and by Family Day, the caves themselves … Continue reading

Directions & map to the ice caves at Crystal Beach added!

After noticing a lot of traffic to the site looking for how to get to the ice caves on the shores of Lake Erie, I’ve added a map and directions for your reference on my post from the other day! Hope you’re having a great Family Day! Don’t forget to comment and leave a link to any pictures you took at the ice caves. I’d love to see them!   You might also like: Ice shoves on Lake Erie at Crystal Beach – just wow. … Continue reading

Ice shoves on Lake Erie at Crystal Beach — just wow.

One of the coolest things to happen in this region in a long time has cost us absolutely nothing. It’s a totally natural wonder, one I’d never seen until this past weekend. If you live here, you should definitely go see it while you can. UPDATE 1: See the bottom of this post for directions on how to get there, and a map! UPDATE 2: Ice caves were evacuated February 17, 2014 due to possible ice fractures. Please see this Erie Media write-up for more … Continue reading