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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FS: Cams, torque nuts, wallnuts, slings, & krabs. JayPee630JayPee630687514-Feb-20
Various things for sale FruitbatFruitbat101,09415:04 Mon
Guided Ben Nevis Ice & Mixed March 2020 Glenmore LodgeGlenmore Lodge-43819-Feb-20
Hathersage Mountain Medicine Festival jswindsorjswindsor-1,08913-Jan-20
Life Insurance for Climbers Summit...Summit Financial Services55,91918-Dec-19
Ben Lawers NTS car park access rubiscorubisco358821:50 Tue
Lost bag Stob Dearg, Buachaille Etive Mor Stob DeargStob Dearg146009:03 Tue
Quicker/cheaper to get to the Alps vs Scotland Jonathan J...Jonathan J Higgins181,60320:38 Mon
Orion face direct on 23/02/20 nation1nation121,09919:45 Mon
Charlet moser crampons David ColeyDavid Coley440212:00 Mon
Can you help? New book on avalanche avoidance robertmichaellov...robertmichaellovell-22209:53 Mon
Where to go for a chance at some winter climbing mauramanmauraman259622:13 Sun
Ben Udlaidh TravellerTraveller191212:36 Sat
Lake District Rocky Ridge Inspiration TobyATobyA281,76916:05 Fri
Black Spout - Lochnagar, tomorrow (wed 18/2) DizzyVizionDizzyVizion91,10413:55 Fri
Stob Ban South Gully HSAHSA141,05218-Feb-20
Does Schmoolz still exist? PhilooshPhiloosh111,15818-Feb-20
Ice bonanza ScraggyGoatScraggyGoat-62117-Feb-20
Alternatives to Scotland for winter climbing Tom_LeverettTom_Leverett81,21317-Feb-20
Petzl Lynx C3 front bail falling off WillHempsteadWillHempstead261,54917-Feb-20
SAR Helicopter Service contract: implementation phase, part 2 Jim FraserJim Fraser34440,58316-Feb-20
Conditions report: Valdres, Hemsedal & Lærdal Jamie Simpson -...Jamie Simpson - Alpine Dragons141,24014-Feb-20
Ecrins Ice Conditions jackobjackob192,37714-Feb-20
Has anyone got a Cogne definitive guide handy? Andrew LodgeAndrew Lodge532513-Feb-20
Best winter condtions in Scotland glenn0010glenn0010132,69113-Feb-20
Mid March ice climbing conditions in the Alps George1924George1924252012-Feb-20
Lurchers gilliespgilliesp31,26711-Feb-20
Weather / winter outlook duchessofmalfiduchessofmalfi223,41909-Feb-20
Dropped Petzl Headtorch - Achteronte, Cogne Wed. BrucemacrossonBrucemacrosson249009-Feb-20
Torridon drsdavedrsdave51,30508-Feb-20
Any frozen snow in Great End gully’s? WoojWooj386007-Feb-20
Probability of decent Scottish winter conditions sheelbasheelba182,42807-Feb-20
Scotland or the Alps saxulasaxula51,30804-Feb-20
Aonach eagach conditions ERBERB533,85304-Feb-20
Rjukin conditions topeetopee31,03004-Feb-20
Avalanches in Cogne today Valnontey valley mark12345mark12345279004-Feb-20
Postern beta please ExileExile101,31231-Jan-20
gardyloo buttress ben nevis jadeevans692jadeevans69281,36329-Jan-20
How quickly does turf freeze! damomcgoverndamomcgovern141,83627-Jan-20
Snowdon winter trip timing tjn26tjn2661,02526-Jan-20
there is too much powder to climb... French ErickFrench Erick153,67126-Jan-20
Womens mountaineering boots wanted size 7 B2/3 kbaldwin3kbaldwin3-35223-Jan-20
Wedding band found, Cairngorms Stevehouse10Stevehouse1091,67322-Jan-20
Partner for scottish mixed ? - 2nd half February stephanVBstephanVB164022-Jan-20
The kindness of winter climbers Crimp EastwoodCrimp Eastwood62,16221-Jan-20
Ben Lui - Central Gully this Sunday Jan 19th DizzyVizionDizzyVizion332,27420-Jan-20
Lake District Winter Conditions DSMDSM61,40619-Jan-20
Carrying mitts on winter climbs TobyATobyA382,99718-Jan-20
Snowdonia conditions manwithacammanwithacam41,26817-Jan-20
Rjukan conditions doughobbsdoughobbs178516-Jan-20
Removing axes Jezz0rJezz0r62,03816-Jan-20
Stories of 'the fall'. TobyATobyA467,56215-Jan-20
Ice Ace Leashes - Yes or No? (spring leashes) StevenFStevenF333,49815-Jan-20
The demise of Scottish Winter Climbing DrexciyanDrexciyan567,26014-Jan-20
Crevasse rescue David ColeyDavid Coley583,15214-Jan-20
cost V use of winter climbing kit sheffieldchrissheffieldchris222,75414-Jan-20
Ben Nevis guide msp1987msp198721,00412-Jan-20
Ice climbing in the Summer AngusAndersonAngusAnderson41,22112-Jan-20
Winter Climbing in Scotland. A cautionary tale. SlackbootSlackboot92,21910-Jan-20
European Ice petrepetre121,97809-Jan-20
Winter climbing in Finland Professor_Profes...Professor_Professorson121,68309-Jan-20
Hemsedal Ice climbing James GordonJames Gordon780308-Jan-20
Which axe? David ColeyDavid Coley71,36507-Jan-20
Four Play/Number Four Gully Jezz0rJezz0r11,13306-Jan-20
Did Grivel discontinue the "Speedy" ice screws? neilwiltshireneilwiltshire41,17905-Jan-20