Winter Climbing forum
Snow/Ice routes & conditions

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From Scottish gullies to Rjukan ice falls, this is the forum 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.
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Patagonia, Arc'teryx, Mountain Equipment Big Sale The EpiCentreThe EpiCentre-89809:59 Thu
Camping/Walking Kit FS WoodrowWoodrow-2917:32 Sun
JOBS: Full-time Routesetter - The Arch Climbing Wall The ArchThe Arch-71917:05 Wed
Life Insurance for Climbers Summit...Summit Financial Services55,38318-Dec-19
JOBS: Yonder Head Coach, London Josh from YonderJosh from Yonder-68821-Jan-20
Petzl Lynx C3 front bail falling off WillHempsteadWillHempstead2183817:04 Sun
Snowdon winter trip timing tjn26tjn26535216:12 Sun
there is too much powder to climb... French ErickFrench Erick153,08811:23 Sun
SAR Helicopter Service contract: implementation phase, part 2 Jim FraserJim Fraser34239,70123:42 Sat
Ecrins Ice Conditions jackobjackob380423:26 Sat
How quickly does turf freeze! damomcgoverndamomcgovern1293920:18 Fri
Conditions report: Valdres, Hemsedal & Lærdal Jamie Simpson -...Jamie Simpson - Alpine Dragons952008:12 Fri
Womens mountaineering boots wanted size 7 B2/3 kbaldwin3kbaldwin3-7923:04 Thu
Wedding band found, Cairngorms Stevehouse10Stevehouse1091,32820:19 Wed
Partner for scottish mixed ? - 2nd half February stephanVBstephanVB133906:40 Wed
Rjukin conditions topeetopee240202:14 Wed
The kindness of winter climbers Crimp EastwoodCrimp Eastwood61,74321-Jan-20
Ben Lui - Central Gully this Sunday Jan 19th DizzyVizionDizzyVizion331,93620-Jan-20
Weather / winter outlook duchessofmalfiduchessofmalfi91,97219-Jan-20
Lake District Winter Conditions DSMDSM61,03019-Jan-20
Carrying mitts on winter climbs TobyATobyA382,66318-Jan-20
Snowdonia conditions manwithacammanwithacam494717-Jan-20
Rjukan conditions doughobbsdoughobbs149616-Jan-20
Removing axes Jezz0rJezz0r61,73816-Jan-20
Stories of 'the fall'. TobyATobyA467,20815-Jan-20
Ice Ace Leashes - Yes or No? (spring leashes) StevenFStevenF333,21415-Jan-20
The demise of Scottish Winter Climbing DrexciyanDrexciyan566,87114-Jan-20
Crevasse rescue David ColeyDavid Coley582,83014-Jan-20
cost V use of winter climbing kit sheffieldchrissheffieldchris222,45214-Jan-20
Ben Nevis guide msp1987msp1987271812-Jan-20
Ice climbing in the Summer AngusAndersonAngusAnderson494212-Jan-20
Winter Climbing in Scotland. A cautionary tale. SlackbootSlackboot91,89510-Jan-20
European Ice petrepetre121,72509-Jan-20
Winter climbing in Finland Professor_Profes...Professor_Professorson121,40409-Jan-20
Hemsedal Ice climbing James GordonJames Gordon753308-Jan-20
Which axe? David ColeyDavid Coley71,08507-Jan-20
Four Play/Number Four Gully Jezz0rJezz0r185406-Jan-20
Did Grivel discontinue the "Speedy" ice screws? neilwiltshireneilwiltshire492605-Jan-20
cassin x-dream paul horabinpaul horabin-43605-Jan-20
Cairngorm Mountain Neil AndersonNeil Anderson81,57803-Jan-20
Topos for the Polish Tatras JCampbell92JCampbell92384903-Jan-20
Conditions in Valmalenco, Valfontana and Livigno? Si WithingtonSi Withington134003-Jan-20
Conditions across Scotland FreeloaderJoeFreeloaderJoe41,40002-Jan-20
Current conditions in Snowdonia? jafferton91jafferton9131,07802-Jan-20
Mountaineering as a group of three Jezz0rJezz0r242,44501-Jan-20
Crampons at £28.88? Alan BreckAlan Breck193,03931-Dec-19
Aviemore New Years Eve? Duncan BeardDuncan Beard198528-Dec-19
I am looking for a pair of Dmm Rebel ice axes RidEr015RidEr01591,36127-Dec-19
Montane Gloves? PeakpdrPeakpdr283727-Dec-19
How irresponsible is winter climbing? KemicsKemics757,52724-Dec-19
Best way to carry water PeakpdrPeakpdr383,15822-Dec-19
New ice venues petrepetre41,05819-Dec-19
Top recommended EASY Scottish winter route? robnightsrobnights121,75419-Dec-19
Lagangarbh Chimney III on the Buachaille nickinscottishmo...nickinscottishmountains51,71818-Dec-19
Assemble the 1938 route in Scotland? BasemetalBasemetal102,01617-Dec-19
Serrai di Sottoguda / Dolomites Ice Joe79Joe79-45317-Dec-19
Scottish winter ridges Ann SAnn S592,71816-Dec-19
Does anybody carry a third tool? BasemetalBasemetal293,44016-Dec-19
Tainted Elixir will have a bit less turf now GawyllieGawyllie437,26115-Dec-19
Has anyone used screamers for real? Pay AttentionPay Attention343,62913-Dec-19
Mixed Routes - Lake District Grade IV-VII jackobjackob101,27711-Dec-19
Ice climbing trousers? JockspotterJockspotter122,12511-Dec-19
Grivel ice axes-news? DanielJDanielJ102,44608-Dec-19
Night climbing - Scottish winter ollie1ollie1223,05708-Dec-19
Tools , ice axe ?s AndyE9AndyE9172,27206-Dec-19