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!-933
BMC Climbing Injury Symposium-121
Sharpen your winter skills with a BMC Lecture-54
20% off Deuter Speedlites at The Epicentre-74
Alpine and European Climbing Guidebooks 7863
Winter guiding/instruction at grades III-V Recommend me a guide8211
Is Kinder Upfall in yet?1132
Red Bull White Cliffs competition1437
Rjukan Dec. 13-19 Looking for 2 more people to share costs4202
Fire Service Winter Skills Glenmore Lodge 20151359
Ingrids Folly3268
North east winter climbing partners 7395
Rjukan - catered accomodation ?-94
Winter trip to Garvarnie13476
SAR Helicopter Service contract: implementation phase777,926
kinder downfall141,668
Dry tooling - Norway3205
Dressing for Scottish winter533,083
Ben Nevis in November - looking for co climber(s)121,250
First winter's that time of year.122,127
The day I didn't solo S.C. Gully272,688
Climb Inn - Rjukan131,316
Climbing Snowdon5762
Winter base layer kegs 22776
Garmisch Ice climbing2252
pre winter mountain leader assessment partners 3316
Does the Petzl quark trig rest fit the old style quark ?????4300
Which rope for Scottish winter ridges1397
winter rack171,349
Winterclimbing in Scotland: where to start?131,711
Screwing in Scotland & Wales?201,857
Singing Rock Ice axes1274
Winter blogs/sites to watch1297
Today was the first day....111,800
Figfour Training Tips9766
Recommend me a winter climbing course23889
Ice climbing around Pitztal, Austria5247
ice climbing topo's Aosta valley2202
Cogne Italy 7453
Rarest UK winter routes653,532
Down Jacket11912
Winter training291,598
Winter ML tips?311,588
Oppdall and Sundall3152
Beginner Courses/Excursions2238
Snow in north Wales 91,121
Which Ice axe231,114
Central Europe Equivalent to Rjukan?251,323
Ice climbing in Peru5625
First snows in the hills212,242
Snow Factor Conditions3688
New Axes - Cobras or Nomics?341,569
Scottish ice mentors? Mid-Feb til spring 2015151,532
Walking axe2305
It's too bloody hot ...222,067
Scottish winter without a car ?9802
Newbie question about protecting snow gullies...231,620
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 2014152,810
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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