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
Savage Slit - please don't climb it in winter.peebles boy22
Wild camping + easy mountaineering (Coruisk/Knoydart etc)?Tom Last11
Point 5 Gully Ben NevisYorksClimb6710
Allt a'Mhuilinn Parking Ben Nevis?SUColdo11
Conditions in Brecon BeaconsNB16
Winter Approach VideoDownhiller9
post box gully sgorr ruadhchaser1
U22 Ice Climbing World ChampionshipŽiga Janež-
Was that you having an epic?Dave Kerr14
Fiacaill Buttress Abseil ApproachMJF1
Brown Cove Left Branch vs Central Gullypetegunn4
Duel with An Teallachbowls8
Prognosis for the seasonplanetmarshall5
UKC/UKH Winter Conditions Report - Ben Nevis 6th February 2014Mike Pescod6
Aonach egach traverseadagiono11
Beinn Udlaidh today (Sunday)peebles boy4
Slovenia winter climbingAvinash Aujayeb4
Ben Lui (Argyll)DJ4
Cham ice reportWILLS2
3 days in the Lakes - give me some routes!!!peebles boy14
UKC Skye conditions report 6 Feb 2014Mike Lates-
Working out slope gradient from mapgirlymonkey10
Lake District Accomidation next weekendRichieBizzle5
Grade III/IV Piglet696
Conditions in the fannichs?James Gordon-
great end/ red tarn conditionswoodsy-
Rjukan from 10th Feb Lift neededmattleepianist-
Any Ice Up North?mmmhumous10
ski helmets for winter climbing?paulh.077612
Gorms......Little Billy43
Anyone Have a Ben Lomond Topo?jonnie343011
Tips on Cold handsniallsash83
Inspiration please?girlymonkey4
Homemade Abalakov threaderDave Kerr12
rjukan conditions anyone..?cliff shasby83
Gavarnie ConditionsRichieBizzle1
John Cunningham climbing the Ben 1976drsdave23
Legend on Aonach Eagach RidgeEireannach1
Arrochar Alps conditions? zebidee30
La Grave, Ecrins conditionsSimon4-
The Shroud Ben Nevis there?Andy Nisbet7
Any suggestionskmulvany1
Scottish route with a caving pitchAlexandre Buisse6
Ice climbing: when the column collapses Bruce Hooker-
Scottish winter vs dry tooling gradingBrian Pollock3
Tri Camsdrsdave28
Arrochar conditionsTheHurting3
Glyders winter conditionsrodw1
a quick question from a newb :)OliBangbala5
Lliwedd in winterJdotP14
Cairngorms Conditionsvictorhearnyeate...3
UKC Winter conditions report Cairngorms 24th Janian stewart3
Winter ScramblingNiall B10
UKC Winter Conditions report. Skye January 26thMike Lates5
Mam Tor gully's in . SethChili3
Beinn Dearg - Coire GhrandaCaptain Solo6
Cogne Saturday.Ian Black4
Glen Clova conditionsJoe Barlow4
West Coast, CIC Hut Week.Superchop751
SCNL Today (Tues 28)peebles boy9

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