ROGERS PARK — The rock barriers and sea walls found on beaches in the north end of the Rogers Park neighborhood helped create a formation usually found high in the mountains: ice caves.
A blizzard and high winds, reaching 39 mph, on Sunday kicked up enough water to form the caves behind the ice shelf along Lake Michigan, allowing adventurers to explore the formations.
Although mountain ice caves are formed differently than those found along the lake, the view can be impressive.
On a blustery Thursday afternoon, not many residents could be found on the beach, but footprints of visitors pockmarked the winter landscape.
If you don't get a chance to see them for yourself before they melt, see the photos below.
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