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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
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
cairngorns, highlands conditions at Eastermc20065
CMD arête, 12/03/2014Huw_O3
G12 new classic crampons too flexible cookieman33
UKC/UKH Winter Conditions Report - Ben Nevis 13th March 2014Mike Pescod4
Best bet for this weekend?alexm1984
Aonach beagWithnail3
Glencoe advicenodwas3
UKC Winter conditions report Lake District 6th Marchpaddy cave20
Any Suggestions For Grade III or IIII for tomorrowmr_hunter2
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
Yikes!GarethSL7
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...-

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UK Winter Conditions

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