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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Job Vacancy: Beacon Climbing Centre: Cafe Manager-22912-Sep-14
Will Gadd Climbing Masterclasses23,50124-Jun-14
CLIMBERS WANTED - Pioneer new routes in Africa-50311:28 Mon
ROCfest 2015-27910-Sep-14
Ed Drummond Parkinson and cancer fund173,20025-Aug-14
Winterclimbing in Scotland: where to start?997216:32 Thu
Ice climbing around Pitztal, Austria516520:42 Wed
First winter's that time of year.899719:10 Mon
ice climbing topo's Aosta valley211012:22 Mon
Cogne Italy 734508:57 Mon
Rarest UK winter routes653,33313-Sep-14
Down Jacket1176813-Sep-14
Today was the first day....668811-Sep-14
Screwing in Scotland & Wales?1582211-Sep-14
SAR Helicopter Service contract: implementation phase666,93609-Sep-14
Winter training291,45608-Sep-14
Winter ML tips?311,48708-Sep-14
Oppdall and Sundall310807-Sep-14
Beginner Courses/Excursions220305-Sep-14
Snow in north Wales 91,01604-Sep-14
Which Ice axe2399204-Sep-14
Central Europe Equivalent to Rjukan?251,24126-Aug-14
Ice climbing in Peru558321-Aug-14
First snows in the hills212,17519-Aug-14
Snow Factor Conditions364819-Aug-14
New Axes - Cobras or Nomics?341,48615-Aug-14
Scottish ice mentors? Mid-Feb til spring 2015151,47714-Aug-14
Walking axe227431-Jul-14
It's too bloody hot ...222,03131-Jul-14
Scottish winter without a car ?975029-Jul-14
Newbie question about protecting snow gullies...231,55110-Jul-14
Eastern Traverse - Tower Ridge477502-Jul-14
Ice Axe, Stob Coire nan Lochan31,25019-Jun-14
No 4 Gully - Ben Nevis-68330-May-14
UKC/UKH Winter Conditions Report - Ben Nevis 17th April 2014152,77929-May-14
What happened to torquing?71,10625-May-14
Distress flares191,58925-May-14
Any easy routes left inthe Fort William Area346821-May-14
Was Point Five climbed this year?213,50721-May-14
Bolted belay station - Cautley Spout !!!252,50314-May-14
CMD Arete, Ben Nevis91,18407-May-14
New Zealand winter climbing blog?966707-May-14
Sharing Pull Up Bar Winter Climbing and Dry Tool Training Aids154806-May-14
Torridon - snow?147602-May-14
Ben Nevis Easter Weekend Conditions-39401-May-14
Ledge Route, 22nd April - not much snow after all!111,42430-Apr-14
Cramp in second hand Scarpa Manta boots551130-Apr-14
Behaviours towards avalanche potential468630-Apr-14
Iceland Video291,38629-Apr-14
Military Winter Mountain Foundation Course - Cairngorms252827-Apr-14
Winter 2014 Video667227-Apr-14
SAIS photographs season 2013/14-33124-Apr-14
Where is that image?479123-Apr-14
Ledge-CMD(or No4) VS Scheachda next Tues/Wed ???973521-Apr-14
Walking conditions Kintail 5 Sisters338821-Apr-14
Anyone been up Tower Ridge last couple days?51,38921-Apr-14
The Ben Yesterday-77619-Apr-14
New Video - A Winter in the Mountains121,12318-Apr-14
Snowholing for Dummies?771317-Apr-14
Tower Ridge-39217-Apr-14
Ben Nevis, Ledge Route and CMD today (Monday). With photos!81,30415-Apr-14
Why the lack of practical double boots?642,33914-Apr-14
Ben Nevis CMD Arete565314-Apr-14
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