Winter Climbing forum

Snow/Ice routes & conditions
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From Scottish gullies to Rjukan ice falls, this is the forum to discuss everything involved with winter climbing. Conditions, what's in and what's not, avalanche risk, recommended routes plus accounts of your exploits.
For a list of all the routes climbed in the last few days have a look at our UK Winter Conditions Page.
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Ed Drummond Parkinson and cancer fund173,29525-Aug-14
ROCfest 2015-39410-Sep-14
Get your heart pumping!-60110-Sep-14
Climbing Photography Talks-28315-Sep-14
Highball, The Big (News) FLASH 2014-5311:57 Tue
Recommend me a winter climbing course2374221:29 Mon
Figfour Training Tips232213:01 Sun
Today was the first day....71,04218-Sep-14
Winterclimbing in Scotland: where to start?91,09818-Sep-14
Ice climbing around Pitztal, Austria518517-Sep-14
First winter's that time of year.81,04215-Sep-14
ice climbing topo's Aosta valley212915-Sep-14
Cogne Italy 736515-Sep-14
Rarest UK winter routes653,38413-Sep-14
Down Jacket1179113-Sep-14
Screwing in Scotland & Wales?1585211-Sep-14
SAR Helicopter Service contract: implementation phase666,97009-Sep-14
Winter training291,48108-Sep-14
Winter ML tips?311,50208-Sep-14
Oppdall and Sundall311807-Sep-14
Beginner Courses/Excursions221105-Sep-14
Snow in north Wales 91,03004-Sep-14
Which Ice axe231,01704-Sep-14
Central Europe Equivalent to Rjukan?251,25326-Aug-14
Ice climbing in Peru559021-Aug-14
First snows in the hills212,18519-Aug-14
Snow Factor Conditions365519-Aug-14
New Axes - Cobras or Nomics?341,49915-Aug-14
Scottish ice mentors? Mid-Feb til spring 2015151,48614-Aug-14
Walking axe227831-Jul-14
It's too bloody hot ...222,03631-Jul-14
Scottish winter without a car ?975529-Jul-14
Newbie question about protecting snow gullies...231,56110-Jul-14
Eastern Traverse - Tower Ridge478102-Jul-14
Ice Axe, Stob Coire nan Lochan31,25719-Jun-14
No 4 Gully - Ben Nevis-69430-May-14
UKC/UKH Winter Conditions Report - Ben Nevis 17th April 2014152,78529-May-14
What happened to torquing?71,11725-May-14
Distress flares191,59725-May-14
Any easy routes left inthe Fort William Area347221-May-14
Was Point Five climbed this year?213,51921-May-14
Bolted belay station - Cautley Spout !!!252,50814-May-14
CMD Arete, Ben Nevis91,18907-May-14
New Zealand winter climbing blog?967107-May-14
Sharing Pull Up Bar Winter Climbing and Dry Tool Training Aids155106-May-14
Torridon - snow?147802-May-14
Ben Nevis Easter Weekend Conditions-39601-May-14
Ledge Route, 22nd April - not much snow after all!111,42630-Apr-14
Cramp in second hand Scarpa Manta boots551430-Apr-14
Behaviours towards avalanche potential468930-Apr-14
Iceland Video291,39429-Apr-14
Military Winter Mountain Foundation Course - Cairngorms253527-Apr-14
Winter 2014 Video667427-Apr-14
SAIS photographs season 2013/14-33424-Apr-14
Where is that image?479523-Apr-14
Ledge-CMD(or No4) VS Scheachda next Tues/Wed ???973921-Apr-14
Walking conditions Kintail 5 Sisters339121-Apr-14
Anyone been up Tower Ridge last couple days?51,39621-Apr-14
The Ben Yesterday-78019-Apr-14
New Video - A Winter in the Mountains121,13018-Apr-14
Snowholing for Dummies?771717-Apr-14
Tower Ridge-39517-Apr-14
Ben Nevis, Ledge Route and CMD today (Monday). With photos!81,30615-Apr-14
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