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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.

TopicsPosted byReplies
New Axes - Cobras or Nomics?cham74934
Scottish ice mentors? Mid-Feb til spring 2015LaurafromCanada15
Walking axefire_munki2
It's too bloody hot ...Richard Baynes22
Scottish winter without a car ?Ndawson9
Newbie question about protecting snow gullies...Martin Davies23
Eastern Traverse - Tower Ridgedamonrit4
Ice Axe, Stob Coire nan Lochanmike barnard3
No 4 Gully - Ben Nevistlbno1-
UKC/UKH Winter Conditions Report - Ben Nevis 17th April 2014Mike Pescod15
What happened to torquing?Flashy7
Distress flaresjwhepper19
Any easy routes left inthe Fort William Areateddy_simmon3
Was Point Five climbed this year?stephan harrison21
Bolted belay station - Cautley Spout !!!Conan25
CMD Arete, Ben Nevischrismcd239
New Zealand winter climbing blog?Ben Sharp9
Sharing Pull Up Bar Winter Climbing and Dry Tool Training Aidsjonnie34301
Torridon - snow?Michael Gordon1
Ben Nevis Easter Weekend Conditionsdrmarten-
Ledge Route, 22nd April - not much snow after all!tlbno111
Cramp in second hand Scarpa Manta bootsCharley175
Behaviours towards avalanche potentialBR934
Iceland VideoNadir khan29
Military Winter Mountain Foundation Course - CairngormsJordangask2
Winter 2014 Videomartinmckenna6
SAIS photographs season 2013/14Jack Frost-
Where is that image?Cuthbert4
Ledge-CMD(or No4) VS Scheachda next Tues/Wed ???tlbno19
Walking conditions Kintail 5 SistersMaarten23
Anyone been up Tower Ridge last couple days?peebles boy5
The Ben YesterdayHarry Holmes-
New Video - A Winter in the MountainsRob Johnson12
Snowholing for Dummies?Taurig7
Tower RidgeBrian Pollock-
Ben Nevis, Ledge Route and CMD today (Monday). With photos!peebles boy8
Why the lack of practical double boots?sebflynn64
Ben Nevis CMD Aretethejerv5
Cairngorms or Fort William?BnB13
Lochnagar GulliesLamb20
UKC/UKH Winter Conditions Report - Ben Nevis 11th April 2014Mike Pescod4
SAIS website feedbackdepthhoar6
Helvelyn conditionsskizxi2
Curved Ridge conditions?JHolland4
Glencoe overview from today (Thursday)peebles boy-
Numbers 4+5 on the Ben conditions?peebles boy4
Snowdonia at the momentNath9
Ben Nevis this weekendJoe Barlow2
Ring of Steall?JohnnyW5
Ben Partners mid weekPatzl2
Northern Cairngorms conditionsthe ant hill mob5
Liathach traverse today, and a "van view" of the journey south.peebles boy1
Ben Nevis ConditionsBrian Pollock20
Does UK winter climbing exist outwith Scotland *warning, troll*French Erick46
Snow factor Glasgow partnerRoberttaylor-
UKC/UKH Winter Conditions Report - Ben Nevis 4th April 2014Mike Pescod2
Kinder Downfall is in and fat!Tim Chappell6

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