Keep Tabs on Winter Conditions with UKCby Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor Dec/2011
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On UKC we have the Winter Conditions Page which automatically collates all the latest winter ascents from the UKC Logbooks, as well as collating any relevant 'winter conditions' forum threads.
Another source of information and inspiration is the UKC Photo Galleries. You can view the most recent photos which can often give an idea of conditions and if you 'sort by votes' you get some superb images to ponder whilst you are stuck in the office (see the fantastic shot above!).
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