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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.

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SAIS Blog: North Face of Ben Nevis 12th March 2014Douglas Griffin4
an teallach conditionschaser4
Conditions- Cobbler, Ben Lui or Beinn Udlaidhatthedropofahat8
UKC/UKH Winter Conditions Report - Ben Nevis 7th March 2014Mike Pescod5
Brown Cove Cragbonebag-
Guardian video of climber and tonnes of iceShone3
Poachers Falls conditions?just one more6
Central Gully on Ben Lui this weekend (16/3/14Damon Rodwell5
Pretty cool walkawayHirosim-
Winter conditions - Mon/Tues?The Ex-Engineer4
Glencoe overview from todaypeebles boy4
Cairngorm Train - climbers allowed on it?peebles boy8
La Grave & nearby ice?!James Gordon2
Massive Avalanche Coire na TulaichCurlyStevo30
Loose flake on Scabbard Chimney, Coire nan Lochantallpaulselfridg...-
Ben Nevis Summit Shelteralec roberts7
How to pass your WMLrobjob12
Group on Golden Oldy, Aonach Mor 2nd March?nclarey7
photo of team of 2 on Aladdins couloir 2nd Marchkiwi boy-
curved ridge next week?chaser1
Jammed rope & carabiner - Douglas boulder east gullygroovejunkie2
should i stay or should i go? afshapes11
a quick gully tonight or tomorrow morningWesley Orvis6
UKC Conditions report SKye 26th FebMike Lates14
dorsel arretestuart5842
Is next week going to be "The Week" for this winter...?peebles boy10
Rescued on a nice dayBlobb15
conditions of howgillsmc20065
UKC Winter conditions report Lake District 21st Febpaddy cave47
Lurchers 4th Marchpeebles boy7
Beinn an Dothaidh - Conditions? aldo568
GoPro VideoTheHurting-
scottish winter climbing summed upFrench Erick33
Ice pillar snaps with climber on it (unbelievable footage)IMG3
Scottish Winter Routes website gilliesp1
Aonach Mor West Face Conditions - 28 Febalastairbegley16
Phantom 6000 problemThe Patriot5
Has The Weep Formed in Glencoe?Andrew Mallinson4
Creagan Coire Cha-no topoEuge3
Lochnagar - 3rd MarchSteveHolmes1
Central Gully, Great Endstevesmith9
Pics of Poachers climbers on 26th Marchloz011
Beinn Dearg area todayThe Watch of...4
UKC/UKH Winter Conditions Report - Ben Nevis 27th February 2014Mike Pescod13
Lurcher's Crag Conditions - 2nd Maralastairbegley3
Lurchers and Hells LumEuge1
Point 5...AlH27
Great Endiamaclimber2
Aonach Eagach RidgeRob10129
Ledge Route and Carn Mor Dearg Arete - 1st Maralastairbegley3
UKC Conditions report - Northern Cairngorms 21st Febian stewart14
dumby tooling6b-east3
Trinity face SnowdonThe Patriot2
Ueli Steck In Scotlandmarzi13
Arrochar Alps ConditionsSTWright15
Ben Nevis via Tower Ridge Trip Reportthrillseekerz13
Live temperature data from Cwm IdwalOnly a hill8
Avalanche Hazard Researchwi1125
East ridge on Beinn a Chaorainn tommorow? wspinacz326

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UK Winter Conditions

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