It’s just sort of standing there, which, considering the warming temperature, is a step in the right direction.
This is the second year Hanson has tried to build an ice tower in Superior. Last year’s initial effort failed colossally, also because of warm temperatures.
Hanson is trying to set a record for the largest free-standing ice sculpture in the world in time for the Superior Ice Festival, a week-long festival that starts on Saturday.
He’s having a hard time catching a break; temperatures are expected to hit the 40s on Thursday.