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
Lake District Winter Climbing and the avoidance of damageExile131
Getting old..tiga27161
Southern Cairngorms jas wood3
New variation on the Shield Direct?TobyA7
glenmore to cairngorm road tomorrowchaser6
Cobbler or Stob Coire nan Lochan Conditionsatthedropofahat4
Kyle of lochalsh/Glen Shiel road?tsarted6
Northern Corries Conditionsmartinmckenna10
Best insulation layer for very wild conditions iamaclimber24
Where to go climbing in Cairngorms given current avalanche riskTarquell11
cogne conditions anyone...?cliff shasby14
Grade 1 ridges in the Lakes?hedgehog772
Missing WesleyMFB32
Free WorkshopAndy Cloquet1
Glen Clova ?k.shark-
Lakes conditionsWesley Orvis471
Ollomont Icefall climbing conditionsAdrian Nelhams3
Easiest snow gullies in the Lakespillar3
Snowdonia Avalanche Reportsstephenarnold2
Why is everyone asking about gullies?Jamie B37
Scottish Winter Climbing Meet Cancelledplanetmarshall10
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

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