Photo gallery Ice is nice at 2018 Hoofers Winter Carnival

February 10, 2018 By Bryce Richter

Sun, snow and ice created the perfect setting for the annual winter celebration Friday and Saturday.

Photo of students facing off during the pond hockey tournament on Lake Mendota.

Students face off during the pond hockey tournament on Lake Mendota. Photo by: Bryce Richter

Photo of Erik Larson taking part in human bowling, one of the more unconventional winter sports featured.

Erik Larson takes part in human bowling, one of the more unconventional winter sports featured. Photo by: Bryce Richter

Photo of Carley Varo and her dog Moose tumbling amid the bowling pins.

Did we say "human bowling"? Make that canine, too. Carley Varo and her dog Moose tumble amid the bowling pins. Photo by: Bryce Richter

Photo of future Badgers taking a photo with Bucky.

Future Badgers take a photo with Bucky. Photo by: Bryce Richter

Photo of Joe Tenpenny and friends playing a round of ice golf.

Joe Tenpenny and friends play a round of ice golf. Photo by: Bryce Richter

Photo of artist Cheryl DeWelt helping participants make stick sculptures at a craft station near Alumni Park, a new venue for this year's event.

Artist Cheryl DeWelt helps participants make stick sculptures at a craft station near Alumni Park, a new venue for this year's event. Photo by: Bryce Richter

Photo of students playing hockey.

The lake remains at the heart of this decades-old campus tradition, providing a frozen playground for everyone to enjoy. Photo by: Bryce Richter

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