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Snow/Ice routes & conditions
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From Scottish gullies to Rjukan ice falls, this is the forum 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.

TopicsPosted byReplies
Canadian Tourist looking for Winter BetaMcT3
Best Scottish winter guidebook for Glencoe areastevemarkperry5
Lakes conditions 14-01-2016paulh.077622
Cairngorms conditions this weekend (esp Coire an Lochain)SarahA10
Please don't tread on my art work3leggeddog18
Can't decide - Cairngorms or glencoePhil Lyon2
Picks for this weekendRobertgiddy1
Winter conditions judgementogreville43
Conditions in Glen CoeFlood3
General Cairngorm snow cover and ice route conditionsRoberttaylor7
Which Wales winter climbing guide?nclarey6
Winter climbing instruction - suggestions...toasted12
Rjukan Conditions?Ash Sayers11
Cogne route conditionsBStar3
Twisting gully/grooves SCNL (jan 10th)Webster8
Arrochar Alpsdougp877
UKC Ben Nevis Winter Conditions Report 14/01/16Mike Pescod-
Devil's ridge and Ballachullish horseshoe conditions.MarkLogan-
Beinn Bhann conditions Pete1976flan5
Glen Clova Road BetaAndrew Mallinson-
Cheap decathlon gloves for winter belaying?humptydumpty6
Aonach Mor East Face Conditions 13/01/16jezb17
UKC/UKH Winter Conditions Report for Skye 8th Jan 2016Mike Lates3
taking out newbiesmc20065
Glencoe / Fort William Accommodationgreylag7
Brown Cove Today 13/1/15ERB3
Winter partner: Sat 20th and Sun 21st of FebruaryMichael Morrell-
Snowdonia - Winter gullies with unfrozen turfBStar13
Winter Partner for Tomorrow ScotlandPatzl-
Creagan Coire Cha-no - what route?cannichoutdoors4
Looking for Richard Stone of Black Ladders fameNorthern Man-
Aonach Mor Approachcameron.ree3
Scarpa Freney GSB and Grivel Air Techrichlan11
North buttress on the beauchaille.nicjbuk12
Mid-week Walking/Climbing in the Lakes 13/01/16Rocket Ronnie1
Given the forecast, what are the chances of ice in the lakes...neilwiltshire5
Ecrinsmutt7
Is there and 'Easy' Snowdon route in Winter?germaica8
Facebook group for sharing information about ice conditions eivhje-
Anyone invested in taking out a beginner on some easy routes?ross_spours2
Cheap accommodation allyhurst4
Need a lift from Oslo to Rjukan?esoteric-
Conditions of ice routes on the benJoe Barlow-
Les Gets Mountaineering routes grade I or similar Jackspratt3
Insurance for UK/Europe Climbing and Winter Climbingthecruxclimber3
Devils Kitchen DaveCoates22
How does the lakes look?atthedropofahat10
Snowdon ascent without winter climbing kit?tonanf17
UKC Winter Conditions Report - Northern Cairngorms 7.1.16ian stewart10
Scotland climbing partner wanted 25th Jan - 2nd Febrashwell-
Aonach eagach ridge - 8/01/16Owen-1992-
Cairngorms routesadman296
Good place to leave car around penrith/M6 for weekend jauntsmithaldo4
Scotland partner for this weekPatzl-
Partner needed Jan 16/17thallyhurst6
Chamonix, looking for climbing partnerJaumeC1
Petzl TrigrestJones the teeth16
Scotland climbing partner Jan 10/11/12/13thdavkeo3
UKC Ben Nevis Winter Conditions Report 07/01/16Mike Pescod5
UKC Winter Conditions for Snowdon 2016Pay Attention2