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.
Dirtbags/Students Ahoy - An Expedition for you!-920
Trainee Instructor 171,923
Winter Mountain Skills in Spain-187
Sharpen your winter skills with a BMC Lecture-48
BMC Club Autumn Lectures and Masterclass series-845
Winter guiding/instruction at grades III-V Recommend me a guide143
Red Bull White Cliffs competition1425
Rjukan Dec. 13-19 Looking for 2 more people to share costs4194
Fire Service Winter Skills Glenmore Lodge 20151358
Ingrids Folly3268
North east winter climbing partners 7391
Rjukan - catered accomodation ?-94
Winter trip to Garvarnie13476
SAR Helicopter Service contract: implementation phase777,925
kinder downfall141,665
Dry tooling - Norway3204
Dressing for Scottish winter533,078
Ben Nevis in November - looking for co climber(s)121,249
First winter's that time of year.122,124
The day I didn't solo S.C. Gully272,686
Climb Inn - Rjukan131,316
Climbing Snowdon5761
Winter base layer kegs 22774
Garmisch Ice climbing2252
pre winter mountain leader assessment partners 3314
Does the Petzl quark trig rest fit the old style quark ?????4300
Which rope for Scottish winter ridges1395
winter rack171,349
Winterclimbing in Scotland: where to start?131,710
Screwing in Scotland & Wales?201,855
Singing Rock Ice axes1274
Winter blogs/sites to watch1297
Today was the first day....111,800
Figfour Training Tips9766
Recommend me a winter climbing course23888
Ice climbing around Pitztal, Austria5247
ice climbing topo's Aosta valley2202
Cogne Italy 7453
Rarest UK winter routes653,531
Down Jacket11912
Winter training291,597
Winter ML tips?311,584
Oppdall and Sundall3152
Beginner Courses/Excursions2237
Snow in north Wales 91,118
Which Ice axe231,114
Central Europe Equivalent to Rjukan?251,323
Ice climbing in Peru5624
First snows in the hills212,240
Snow Factor Conditions3687
New Axes - Cobras or Nomics?341,568
Scottish ice mentors? Mid-Feb til spring 2015151,530
Walking axe2305
It's too bloody hot ...222,067
Scottish winter without a car ?9802
Newbie question about protecting snow gullies...231,619
Eastern Traverse - Tower Ridge4814
Ice Axe, Stob Coire nan Lochan31,295
No 4 Gully - Ben Nevis-731
UKC/UKH Winter Conditions Report - Ben Nevis 17th April 2014152,809
What happened to torquing?71,145
Distress flares191,637
Any easy routes left inthe Fort William Area3497
Was Point Five climbed this year?213,567

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