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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Surviving Winter Climbing rogerwebbrogerwebb383708:45 Sat
JOBS: BMC Independent Director with IT background BMC OfficeBMC Office-24413:22 Fri
JOBS: Customer Service and Administration Manager UltralightOGUltralightOG-55824-Sep-19
Sportiva Trango Trek GTX daes0707daes0707225414:31 Fri
The European Outdoor Film Tour 2019 Ellis BrighamEllis Brigham-66213-Sep-19
Anyone know about New Hampshire Ice? neilwiltshireneilwiltshire231208:19 Tue
SAR Helicopter Service contract: implementation phase, part 2 Jim FraserJim Fraser33137,22819:10 Fri
Best shop for mountaineering boots? roymroym301,98010-Oct-19
Ice climbing recommendations near Innsbruck Tom RedwoodTom Redwood967208-Oct-19
Newtyle Quarry - Updated Access Issues Simon YearsleySimon Yearsley51,36907-Oct-19
Newbie to Ice Climbing JockspotterJockspotter201,20205-Oct-19
Ice climbing by train tjdoddtjdodd557704-Oct-19
Winter ambitions? GawyllieGawyllie142,07803-Oct-19
Hammer/shovel for grivel machine Alex SlipchukAlex Slipchuk286629-Sep-19
Ben Nevis North Face camping JStearnJStearn11,11918-Sep-19
Denver Ice climbing over new year PilarMartinezPilarMartinez289207-Sep-19
Kuffner Ridge in Winter triq-Dtriq-D61,92004-Sep-19
Best Winter Climbing/Ice Climbing Course George1924George192441,76231-Aug-19
Winter skills mashworth1877mashworth187761,54720-Aug-19
Austria (Tyrol) winter guide book ipfreelyipfreely31,06817-Aug-19
B3/B2 Boot choice jafferton91jafferton9151,68316-Aug-19
CAMP C12 Semi-Auto Crampons, Any good? glenn0010glenn001021,67027-Jul-19
"pee-techniques" - weeing into a bottle in cold Chris33Chris33336,09308-Jul-19
Crazy Sorrow: The life and death of Alan Mullin dr evildr evil-2,26602-Jul-19
Key for the Ben Nevis top North Face car park EcoClimberEcoClimber-2,31501-Jul-19
On average how often is North Wales in condition? jafferton91jafferton9162,63917-Jun-19
Rjukan trip report MrRileyMrRiley52,90314-Jun-19
Sub zero / winter Double sleeping bags ? wolfbanewolfbane92,44413-Jun-19
Mont Blanc suitable boots MishelMishel93,32027-May-19
La Sportiva Nepal Extreme EU45 - Free GhastlyrabbitfatGhastlyrabbitfat-2,48024-May-19
Grivel Tech Machine - grip durability? CacCarnBeagCacCarnBeag42,74921-May-19
DMM rebels jepotherepojepotherepo93,48514-May-19
Ledge Route summer conditions yet? subtlesubtle33,22301-May-19
First trip for winterclimbing in Scotland RrpguideRrpguide33,36728-Apr-19
Norrie Muir RIP paraffinparaffin548,45324-Apr-19
Sneachda - easy gullies complete? nickinscottishmo...nickinscottishmountains33,59314-Apr-19
Posting an ice axe. Locally and internationally. DellDell174,00329-Mar-19
Significant Rockfall Helvellyn Red Tarn Face Baron WeaselBaron Weasel-3,59426-Mar-19
Short easy glencoe routes Louise StoneLouise Stone74,26025-Mar-19
Himalayan Trekking Miranda WellsMiranda Wells23,26025-Mar-19
Partner for Monday morsgmorsg-3,19123-Mar-19
Cogne / Valnontey routes steveb2006steveb200673,31819-Mar-19
Conditions request - Cogne, Helbronner, Gran Para mcawlemcawle23,27918-Mar-19
A N Other to join me with Winter Mountaineering Cjkelly83Cjkelly83-3,51718-Mar-19
Rjukan: trying to contact Tim from Bristol FHFH-3,46917-Mar-19
Choice of venue rodwrodw33,87116-Mar-19
Avalanches French ErickFrench Erick13718,02915-Mar-19
climbing with TSP- misconceptions? French ErickFrench Erick84,38914-Mar-19
Ice climbing guide to Val Pettorina, Dolomites Casa AlfredinoCasa Alfredino33,41314-Mar-19
Training For Winter Climbing RobScotlandRobScotland43,87414-Mar-19
lost Dog in need of help fertiliousfertilious135,38513-Mar-19
lakes winter conditions paulh.0776paulh.07765812,48513-Mar-19
The Alan Mullin Story dr evildr evil75,85413-Mar-19
Bad news again, Ben Nevis 5 gully wilkie14cwilkie14c14,89912-Mar-19
Petzl Sum’tec axe on Ben Nevis nikkimacnikkimac-3,55312-Mar-19
Storm Routes grade IV -Vi jackobjackob64,48312-Mar-19
Steve Perry's funeral Dan Bailey -...Dan Bailey - UKHillwalking.com26,38211-Mar-19
Where should I go in Scotland next week? chris cockbainchris cockbain24,69709-Mar-19
New snow? FiskavaigFiskavaig64,41609-Mar-19
No.2 Gully Buttress today AnhibianAnhibian-3,69109-Mar-19
What Route Did I Do (if any!)? socrates2611socrates261174,76705-Mar-19
Conditions report: Valdres, Hemsedal & Lærdal Jamie Simpson -...Jamie Simpson - Alpine Dragons135,44503-Mar-19
Newtyle Quarry DT access top cattop cat64,19003-Mar-19
Snow Coming Jim FraserJim Fraser24,43103-Mar-19
Aonach Eagach ralphioralphio74,98828-Feb-19