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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Ice Climbing Courses January 2015-8915:42 Sun
Get your heart pumping!-80810-Sep-14
Seasonal Climbing Wall Instructor -21616:32 Thu
10 Facts That Make Awesome Walls Awesome!-1,66828-Aug-14
Will Gadd Climbing Masterclasses23,74724-Jun-14
Screwing in Scotland & Wales?161,09009:19 Tue
SAR Helicopter Service contract: implementation phase697,23519:57 Mon
Today was the first day....111,65718:09 Sun
Figfour Training Tips968816:20 Sat
Winterclimbing in Scotland: where to start?101,33724-Sep-14
Recommend me a winter climbing course2381622-Sep-14
Ice climbing around Pitztal, Austria520417-Sep-14
First winter forecast......it's that time of year.81,09115-Sep-14
ice climbing topo's Aosta valley215215-Sep-14
Cogne Italy 738915-Sep-14
Rarest UK winter routes653,43313-Sep-14
Down Jacket1182813-Sep-14
Winter training291,51908-Sep-14
Winter ML tips?311,52308-Sep-14
Oppdall and Sundall312607-Sep-14
Beginner Courses/Excursions221705-Sep-14
Snow in north Wales 91,05704-Sep-14
Which Ice axe231,04204-Sep-14
Central Europe Equivalent to Rjukan?251,27926-Aug-14
Ice climbing in Peru560221-Aug-14
First snows in the hills212,19919-Aug-14
Snow Factor Conditions366219-Aug-14
New Axes - Cobras or Nomics?341,51615-Aug-14
Scottish ice mentors? Mid-Feb til spring 2015151,49714-Aug-14
Walking axe228331-Jul-14
It's too bloody hot ...222,04131-Jul-14
Scottish winter without a car ?976629-Jul-14
Newbie question about protecting snow gullies...231,57810-Jul-14
Eastern Traverse - Tower Ridge478902-Jul-14
Ice Axe, Stob Coire nan Lochan31,26319-Jun-14
No 4 Gully - Ben Nevis-70130-May-14
UKC/UKH Winter Conditions Report - Ben Nevis 17th April 2014152,79029-May-14
What happened to torquing?71,12325-May-14
Distress flares191,60825-May-14
Any easy routes left inthe Fort William Area347521-May-14
Was Point Five climbed this year?213,53221-May-14
Aviemore142,20817-May-14
Bolted belay station - Cautley Spout !!!252,51814-May-14
CMD Arete, Ben Nevis91,20207-May-14
New Zealand winter climbing blog?968107-May-14
Sharing Pull Up Bar Winter Climbing and Dry Tool Training Aids156106-May-14
Torridon - snow?148302-May-14
Ben Nevis Easter Weekend Conditions-39901-May-14
Ledge Route, 22nd April - not much snow after all!111,43030-Apr-14
Cramp in second hand Scarpa Manta boots551830-Apr-14
Behaviours towards avalanche potential469230-Apr-14
Iceland Video291,40129-Apr-14
Military Winter Mountain Foundation Course - Cairngorms254627-Apr-14
Winter 2014 Video668327-Apr-14
SAIS photographs season 2013/14-34024-Apr-14
Where is that image?480223-Apr-14
Ledge-CMD(or No4) VS Scheachda next Tues/Wed ???974321-Apr-14
Walking conditions Kintail 5 Sisters339621-Apr-14
Anyone been up Tower Ridge last couple days?51,40121-Apr-14
The Ben Yesterday-78519-Apr-14
New Video - A Winter in the Mountains121,13518-Apr-14
Snowholing for Dummies?772317-Apr-14
Tower Ridge-39917-Apr-14
Cornices???31,28616-Apr-14
Ben Nevis, Ledge Route and CMD today (Monday). With photos!81,31815-Apr-14
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