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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
Kinder Downfall is in and fat!Tim Chappell6
Northen Corries grady_98
Hemsedal, Lærdal, Valdres Winter ConditionsJamie Simpson82
Aonach Eagach and Curved Ridge conditions??peebles boy1
Team on tower ridge 30/03blackreaver1
Hesperides Ledge Help!!! and The Ben UpdateEuge7
lakes winter conditionsspudlet704
Liathach gulliesDave Kerr13
The Seam, 23/03 photos? Cameron946
Guide dropped out on us last minute for Tower Ridge tc711827
UKC/UKH Winter Conditions Report - Ben Nevis 27th March 2014Mike Pescod11
Sca Fell Shamrock ice conditionsNorthern...12
Spiral Gully exittlbno12
Winter climbs in the Lakesbonebag36
re Arrochar Alps Conditions Updatetlbno12
West Chimney Route-Church Door Buttress-Bideannileferd1
Any photos from Sneachda today?tsarted6
lakes tomorrow anyone?David Cowley-
Snowdonia Winter Conditions Continued... 17/02/2014thejerv96
Arrochar Alps Conditions UpdateAndrew Mallinson6
Has it been a poor winter this year?Blizzard87
Fannichs & ResurrectionSteve Birch-
The Resurrection Shaunmash9
DMM Apex ice axes - any good?Cuillin Calling8
Whats left on the Ben?jas wood33
Tower Ridge tc71183
Skye Cuillin recommendations for tomorrowchaser-
CIC Hut Spaces - 27-29 MarAndy Syme5
Glenshiel, Applecross, Skye and Torridon from afar....peebles boy15
irish and Scottish team on tower 23/03/14 at about 7pmafshapes-
Tower Ridge today (Sunday 23.3.14)Busby7
Any been near the Buachaille these couple of days neil921670
SC gully. Milesy3
The Vent etcchaser1
How wintery is The Lakes now?pec6
Skye advice, winter conditions - Bruach na FritheBen Sharp10
Northern CairngormsCameron9412
UKC Conditions report Skye 22nd MarchMike Lates-
No.4 Gully Cornice Collapse. General warning.AlH4
conditions on ben lomondmc20063
Grade II and III's tomorrow in ScotlandShaunmash3
UKC/UKH Winter Conditions Report - Ben Nevis 20th March 2014Mike Pescod-
UKC Conditions report Skye 10th MarchMike Lates9
Tents around CICTheHurting10
Sleeping bag for cic hutAndrew Holden4
Andy Nisbet: short film by Dave and Claire MacleodIanMcC21
Scotland Carpsrocknroll-
Lochnagar worth a look at the weekend?tsarted6
Glacier Travel AdviceOo5
Axe Grip Tapedrmarten4
Torridon Ridges in a day reportFull moon addict21
Andy Nisbet filmGrahame N-
Trip Report : Night ascent of Tower Ridgeplanetmarshall15
'Ride the Dragon' Cornice collapse on No.4 GullyAlH6
Ice climbing on the Ben this Aprilstephan harrison6
Solo Climber on Zero Gully, Ben Nevis - Wed 12thPaluchi1
UKC conditions report - Northern Cairngorms 9th March 2014ian stewart12
Solo Climber. Ben Nevis. 11 March. Eastern TraverseTHE.WALRUS4
Setesdal, NorwayGene0032

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