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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How quickly does turf freeze! damomcgoverndamomcgovern142,06127-Jan-20
Snowdon winter trip timing tjn26tjn2661,21026-Jan-20
there is too much powder to climb... French ErickFrench Erick153,88826-Jan-20
Womens mountaineering boots wanted size 7 B2/3 kbaldwin3kbaldwin3-51523-Jan-20
Wedding band found, Cairngorms Stevehouse10Stevehouse1091,84022-Jan-20
Partner for scottish mixed ? - 2nd half February stephanVBstephanVB177522-Jan-20
The kindness of winter climbers Crimp EastwoodCrimp Eastwood62,31821-Jan-20
Ben Lui - Central Gully this Sunday Jan 19th DizzyVizionDizzyVizion332,41920-Jan-20
Carrying mitts on winter climbs TobyATobyA383,13618-Jan-20
Snowdonia conditions manwithacammanwithacam41,39117-Jan-20
Rjukan conditions doughobbsdoughobbs185516-Jan-20
Removing axes Jezz0rJezz0r62,12516-Jan-20
Stories of 'the fall'. TobyATobyA467,66115-Jan-20
Ice Ace Leashes - Yes or No? (spring leashes) StevenFStevenF333,56915-Jan-20
The demise of Scottish Winter Climbing DrexciyanDrexciyan567,33814-Jan-20
Crevasse rescue David ColeyDavid Coley583,22414-Jan-20
cost V use of winter climbing kit sheffieldchrissheffieldchris222,81714-Jan-20
Ben Nevis guide msp1987msp198721,06412-Jan-20
Ice climbing in the Summer AngusAndersonAngusAnderson41,27612-Jan-20
Winter Climbing in Scotland. A cautionary tale. SlackbootSlackboot92,28310-Jan-20
European Ice petrepetre122,01109-Jan-20
Winter climbing in Finland Professor_Profes...Professor_Professorson121,72009-Jan-20
Hemsedal Ice climbing James GordonJames Gordon783208-Jan-20
Which axe? David ColeyDavid Coley71,39507-Jan-20
Four Play/Number Four Gully Jezz0rJezz0r11,16806-Jan-20
Did Grivel discontinue the "Speedy" ice screws? neilwiltshireneilwiltshire41,20205-Jan-20
cassin x-dream paul horabinpaul horabin-68705-Jan-20
Cairngorm Mountain Neil AndersonNeil Anderson81,86303-Jan-20
Topos for the Polish Tatras JCampbell92JCampbell9231,08103-Jan-20
Conditions in Valmalenco, Valfontana and Livigno? Si WithingtonSi Withington157103-Jan-20
Conditions across Scotland FreeloaderJoeFreeloaderJoe41,66202-Jan-20
Current conditions in Snowdonia? jafferton91jafferton9131,33602-Jan-20
Mountaineering as a group of three Jezz0rJezz0r242,70001-Jan-20
Crampons at £28.88? Alan BreckAlan Breck193,32031-Dec-19
Aviemore New Years Eve? Duncan BeardDuncan Beard11,18228-Dec-19
I am looking for a pair of Dmm Rebel ice axes RidEr015RidEr01591,60627-Dec-19
Montane Gloves? PeakpdrPeakpdr21,05427-Dec-19
How irresponsible is winter climbing? KemicsKemics757,82024-Dec-19
Best way to carry water PeakpdrPeakpdr383,40622-Dec-19
New ice venues petrepetre41,24319-Dec-19
Top recommended EASY Scottish winter route? robnightsrobnights121,94519-Dec-19
Lagangarbh Chimney III on the Buachaille nickinscottishmo...nickinscottishmountains51,89118-Dec-19
Assemble the 1938 route in Scotland? BasemetalBasemetal102,18917-Dec-19
Serrai di Sottoguda / Dolomites Ice jabcjabc-57817-Dec-19
Scottish winter ridges Ann SAnn S592,95016-Dec-19
Does anybody carry a third tool? BasemetalBasemetal293,60016-Dec-19
Tainted Elixir will have a bit less turf now GawyllieGawyllie437,47915-Dec-19
Has anyone used screamers for real? Pay AttentionPay Attention343,75813-Dec-19
Mixed Routes - Lake District Grade IV-VII jackobjackob101,39111-Dec-19
Ice climbing trousers? JockspotterJockspotter122,24811-Dec-19
Grivel ice axes-news? DanielJDanielJ102,54508-Dec-19
Night climbing - Scottish winter ollie1ollie1223,14808-Dec-19
Tools , ice axe ?s AndyE9AndyE9172,34006-Dec-19
Marginal gear on winter routes. DaveHKDaveHK363,20704-Dec-19
Best ice climbing technique book George1924George192471,30804-Dec-19
Partners wanted: Ecrins 8th - 14th Jan CasualLimeCasualLime-58604-Dec-19
winter grades jadeevans692jadeevans692101,79804-Dec-19
Rope on tower ridge RobbieTaylorRobbieTaylor72,74201-Dec-19
DMM Rebel ice axe David ColeyDavid Coley31,18830-Nov-19
How do you rack your slings StevenFStevenF202,03229-Nov-19