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.

TopicsPosted byReplies
Triggers for Simond Naja Ice axesJonnySchofield3
Partner wanted Cogne from Jan 29perranman2
Difference between crampon designs? YetiMark2
adze for petzl nomic?r_o_b_h212
Recommend me a winter ticklistNottsRich26
Partner for ice climbing in rjukan krzysztof11-
Cold weather on it's waysmuffy-
Scottish winter conditionsnation11
Is it possible to make your own ice route...?ERH26
snow pickets....use?sheffieldchris6
Ice Climbing Helmets -The Next Generation cartoonJohn Burns2
Glen Affric Winter Climbs?SkylarLobdell13
Dry tooling comp...Marple pauldr1
best crampons for waterfall icepebbles14
Dry Tooling Competition, Lake DistrictAndyT11515
Crampons - Winter Grade II to VFinn Curry57
UK dry tooling venuesPhil40008
New winter climbing blog for this seasonMrRiley8
Snow on EverestNottsRich11
Can it be true?TheHurting7
how not to place pitonsblackcat31
Do you prefer winter or summer climbing and whyMisha40
Frost on it in??phja21
Revolutionary Ice Axe - cartoonJohn Burns10
New Site Winter Conditions pageniallk5
Winter conditions speculation threadRoberttaylor30
Rjukan Dec. 13-19 Looking for 2 more people to share costsclimbnplay6
Cosmiques Arete in January? Conditions.coolbert6
winter route done today newtonmore5
Winter Climbing in the Atlas - Toubkal, Ras & Timzguida Ourea-
Dust off those axes.....JamButty4
Sierra Nevada (Spain) - General winter mountaineeringAlan M2
Cascades de Montriondrazzorbuzz1
CIC Hut opening ceremony film -1929 Jim C1
What happened to the Nick Bullock Grand Pillar D'Angle videoMr Spoons2
Asymmetric crampon front pointsBnB5
Mentor/partner wanted for grade 3 and above in Snowdoniasmuffy2
Ice Climbing Iceland New Yearsquicky16
When do you change your Ice picks?Gazlynn5
CIC HutMr Christian7
Ice screw rackingRoberttaylor11
the trossachs winter climbsDanbow73-
Grivel Triggerdroites3
Does the Petzl quark trig rest fit the old style quark ?????nation15
ben alder - topo's?SUColdo2
Climb Inn, RjukanDavid Eckles3
kinder downfallhpil15
Winter trip to GarvarnieSimon418
renting for winter or long termMaxwell1
Winter in the Ecrins/QueyrasFrazer-
Winter guiding/instruction at grades III-V Recommend me a guideBnB15
Is Kinder Upfall in yet?Escher2
Red Bull White Cliffs competitionTom F Harding1
Fire Service Winter Skills Glenmore Lodge 2015Mountain Jedi1
Ingrids Follymypyrex3
North east winter climbing partners flett537
Rjukan - catered accomodation ?BungleBear-
Dry tooling - NorwayBig Lee3
Dressing for Scottish winterverygneiss53
Ben Nevis in November - looking for co climber(s)arboue12

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