UK Winter Conditions

This Winter Conditions page gives a summary of what is being climbed at the moment, what is 'in' nick and what the prospects are. All the winter climbs done by users in their UKC climbing logbooks over the past 5 days are shown - click on the route name to find details of all the recent ascents, the map shows the locations of the crags where routes are being done.

There is also a summary of the 'condition' threads on the Winter Forum, including those by the UKC Area Correspondents. At the base of the page are winter photos taken over the same period.

Recent Winter climbs

White Goods Clwyd

Scavenger (M8+) on Sun 23rd
Adams (they made me) (M5) on Sat 22nd
Monoculture (M5+) on Sat 22nd
Subculture (M6+) on Sat 22nd

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*  Condition Reports

Winter Climbing forum reports by mountain guides and UKC users:


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Mountain Forecasts

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MET Office mountain forecasts: