Igloo Expert

The expertise of Igloo Ed separates him in the field. He has been interviewed on the Today Show and by multiple news outlets throughout America. His inclusion in an all-important mountaineering book is a testimony to Igloo Ed’s expertise. He has built hundreds of igloos and his tool has facilitated the building of thousands.

Expert interviews:

  • Today Show
  • History Channel
  • Fox Morning Show (Denver)
  • UPN 9 news (Minneapolis)

Expertise in Publications:

  • The Mountaineering Handbook, Craig Connally

Excerpts: The Mountaineering Handbook

Craig’s book is essential if your experience as a backpacker or climber is calling you further into the wilderness. Above all, if the cold and remote alpine environment calls, you must read this book. The modern Mountaineering Handbook will teach you the skills that will take you to the top. First of all, even if you’re already an experienced mountaineer, you’ll find detailed descriptions of the newest and most effective techniques. The book helps you refine and organize your methods and equipment. The Mountaineering Handbook isn’t mired in outdated traditionalism. This is a new school approach with techniques that are safer, more effective, and more fun. Constant emphasis on light, fast, and efficient mountaineering is the theme of this book. Craig Connally shows you how to do so many things in this book, it is not enough to describe here. Get the book and learn from a master mountaineer. Also available in Chinese and Spanish.

Who is Igloo Ed?

Igloo Ed is the inventor of the ICEBOX® Igloo Tool and loves building Igloos. Ed is more than an enthusiast, he has made it a business. He loves to share his love of igloos and snow camping. His love has culminated in many years of real life testing and expertise in the art of building an igloo. Building an igloo is difficult without the right tools. Igloo Ed discovered this very early on and created the Igloo Tool and Door to fill that need.

What does Igloo Ed Love?

Igloo Ed has built hundreds of Igloos. He spends many hours working with others to sharer his passion. Ed spends an incredible amount of time hiking, skiing and just enjoying the outdoors, especially in Colorado where Igloo Ed lives. Although it may be near impossible to actually find him, Ed can often be found in the back country hiking around, camping out in Igloos and cross country skiing with friends.

Our Igloo Building Tool is a Patented Product

Ed has been selling the ICEBOX Igloo tool since 1998. He has seen thousands of people buy the igloo tool and build their first igloo. Since that time, Ed has seen his creation featured on the Today show. Yes, they built an igloo in the streets of New York City. Igloo Ed has remained focused on selling the product directly without the increased costs associated with some of the larger online retailers.

Ed and his entire team take pride in the fact that the ICEBOX® Igloo Tool has seen such success over the years, but he knows there are more people to reach. Grand Shelters, Ed’s parent comapny has invested in a more interactive and user friendly website experience. Ed hopes you find our new website more informational, mobile friendly and sort of fun.