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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Starting out; good avalanche education resources? LeloLelo192,77526-Oct-20
T rated picks bending Will HempsteadWill Hempstead253,64023-Oct-20
Ben Nevis winter ledge route questions RatKingRatKing705,75722-Oct-20
Cairngorm Mountain to receive more than £20M David BarlowDavid Barlow555,37016-Oct-20
Best time for Lakes Winter Climbing? Jay OramJay Oram172,22714-Oct-20
A Plea The Watch of...The Watch of Barrisdale253,64614-Oct-20
Traveling abroad for winter ice Annabel TallAnnabel Tall41,64913-Oct-20
Current status of newtyle quarry murraymurray21,59312-Oct-20
Short Arc'teryx ice climbing film Jezz0rJezz0r51,52407-Oct-20
New winter boots Big LeeBig Lee113,09705-Oct-20
Dry Tooling near Sheffield andrzej kierzekandrzej kierzek142,73828-Sep-20
Ice climbing on an ice berg as it rolls over purplemonkeyelep...purplemonkeyelephant264,42122-Sep-20
Alps trip in November. CrumpetCrumpet83,06110-Sep-20
Skye Frank BoaseFrank Boase52,33126-Aug-20
Winter Training Partner Required. monkeychossmonkeychoss12,57320-Aug-20
Best waterproof trousers/bibs for winter climbing murraymurray303,64704-Aug-20
First proper winter climbs this year? HarrieHarrie83,09622-Jul-20
The Ben on tv Sean KellySean Kelly21,69816-Jul-20
Replacement mark1 quark picks RikardoRikardo393002-Jul-20
Petzl Quark Replacement Bolts? JMABJMAB11,04201-Jul-20
Crevasse rescue equipment crevassevikingcrevasseviking51,41624-Jun-20
Ice axe choice Gav89Gav89141,94317-Jun-20
Scottish winter ice climbing for a semi beginner? SanfairyanneSanfairyanne112,00921-May-20
Snowsports Survey Scottish...Scottish Avalanche Info Service71,30421-May-20
Alternatives to Scotland for winter climbing Tom_LeverettTom_Leverett184,51211-May-20
Tragic accident in Rjukan SturlaSSturlaS24,12006-May-20
Lochnagar car park Glen Muick road open? Ben CBen C62,44122-Apr-20
Can somone please explain pick ratings? YohanYohan61,68212-Apr-20
Septuagenarians Alan.rodgerAlan.rodger203,87411-Apr-20
SAR Helicopter Service contract: implementation phase, part 2 Jim FraserJim Fraser34645,66709-Apr-20
Best winter route at each grade. DaveHKDaveHK1386,17507-Apr-20
Sneachda Photos: 12th Dec 2019 sarahlouisehall1...sarahlouisehall1804-1,30729-Mar-20
Stop going to the Highlands Minneconjou...Minneconjou Sioux364,77324-Mar-20
Message from the North dozdoz21,92724-Mar-20
Covid-19 and climbing in Scotland kenneMkenneM807,12423-Mar-20
Lake District Winter Conditions DSMDSM244,55421-Mar-20
Aonach Mor climbers gondola drsdavedrsdave21,72719-Mar-20
Rucksack Rescuers Glen Coe peppermillpeppermill-1,77316-Mar-20
Conditions report: Valdres, Hemsedal & Lærdal Jamie Simpson -...Jamie Simpson - Alpine Dragons172,69215-Mar-20
Hemasdal ice guide book ButtyButty11,11714-Mar-20
Enjoying the super snowy Highlands goateegoatee22,05414-Mar-20
Dry Tooling around Glasgow Gavin McCollGavin McColl31,29614-Mar-20
Brown Cove mauramanmauraman131,96911-Mar-20
Lurcher's Crag route name? TeeBeeTeeBee51,76010-Mar-20
Ice axes used in belays. Harry MartinHarry Martin253,70409-Mar-20
Lake District - Ice? Turf? Route AdjusterRoute Adjuster72,28005-Mar-20
Cold Hands? Kenny Wilson...Kenny Wilson PA16132,13004-Mar-20
Creag an Socach Stuart the...Stuart the postie-1,22604-Mar-20
Lambs and rockets AquinnAquinn173,13104-Mar-20
Inexperienced winter climber looking to get out Hugo-studdHugo-studd11,50104-Mar-20
Custs Gully - did you lose anything today? Ross McGibbonRoss McGibbon51,86003-Mar-20
Would you still go this weekend? subtlesubtle646,55103-Mar-20
For the bimblers (Chockstone Gully the Cobbler) Kenny Wilson...Kenny Wilson PA16-1,24902-Mar-20
Scottish International Winter Meet 2020 planetmarshallplanetmarshall-1,29602-Mar-20
Risk v Reward Northern ManNorthern Man-1,23902-Mar-20
Snowdon Fri-Sat (2 day climbing, arriving Thu) JanekJanek21,10002-Mar-20
Torridon drsdavedrsdave62,75929-Feb-20
Napes ridges in winter Aled WilliamsAled Williams172,24129-Feb-20
Loch Muick road - is it open? ogreogre41,67228-Feb-20
Lake District Rocky Ridge Inspiration TobyATobyA303,12128-Feb-20
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