Sliding across a frozen Michigan pond, almost fell in, and meant to go snowshoe hiking but the weather was so nice that the snow melted!! It was funny to slide all over the place wearing normal boots not meant for snow. Starting on New Year’s Day, this was my first community event, and the friendly guests were excited about working out and staying in shape.
Daily Inspiring Community Event (DICE) – Episode 001 – DICE 20170101
Filmed at Island Lake Recreation Area near Detroit, MI to kick off New Year’s Day 2017.
Featuring Frost Fassett, Inspiration Evangelist.
45 min. from Detroit, MI; 12 hr. round trip from my home in Illinois
50+ people present from the local Michigan community
Peak Experience Anticipation: Hiking with snowshoes
Peak Experience Actual: Sliding across the ice on a frozen lake
Organized by Scott, an introverted cross country coach
Unique History: REI donated $10,000 to improve the park trails
Unique People: I met Judy Dugal and her friends
Navigation Hinderances: Park Pass Required (Resident Permit)
Initial User Experience Design (UXD) Issues for Visitors / Guests:
Poor Signage to find event parking
Map orientation was confusing.
Amenities: Free hot chocolate, spring water, donuts
Bathroom: Within 1 minute of start location; 1 unisex unheated stall
Security: Michigan DNR Park Ranger; No Ambulance or AEDs seen
CPR (Celebrities, Politicians, Reporters): None Present
Music by Ari de Niro; Outro Tracks by Lobo Loco & Ryan Cullinane
Outer Jacket, Inner Layer and Hat by Marmot
Undershirt Long Sleeve and Pants by Lululemon
Memory Foam Boots by Crevo
Sunglasses from Cannes, France