Contributed by Dan Bailey - UKHillwalking.com Feb/11 - This public hilllist has been seen 16,552 times

Just add snow to a scramble and you're mountaineering. From top-end winter hill walks to the big grade II traverses.

a lovely day on a traverse of Liathach  © nickwhimster
a lovely day on a traverse of Liathach
© nickwhimster, Feb 2019

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Note: Only showing summits, scrambles, winter routes, and low grade climbs

Distribution of grades - Winter

Top 12 photos of this hilllist

Martin Moran guiding Steve Ward and Gordon Speir on the Liathach Traverse, 30 Dec '13

Main Ridge Traverse (winter)
Martin Moran guiding Steve Ward and Gordon Speir on the Liathach Traverse, 30 Dec '13
© Ben Tibbetts

Aonach Eagach looking and feeling distinctly alpine!

Aonach Eagach Ridge (Winter)
Aonach Eagach looking and feeling distinctly alpine!
© Gabe Oliver

Returning from Stob Ban towards Sgurr a Mhaim

North Ridge
Returning from Stob Ban towards Sgurr a Mhaim
© Emlyn Price

Winter arrives in the Cairngorms

Fiacaill Ridge
Winter arrives in the Cairngorms
© Al Todd

Chalky winter light on the pinnacles.

Main Ridge Traverse (winter)
Chalky winter light on the pinnacles.
© squizbug

Pinnacle Ridge, St Sunday Crag, Lakes

Pinnacle Ridge
Pinnacle Ridge, St Sunday Crag, Lakes
© Sean Kelly

Chris approaching the pinnacles of the Aonach Eagach ridge, in spectacular winter condition.

Aonach Eagach Ridge (Winter)
Chris approaching the pinnacles of the Aonach Eagach ridge, in spectacular winter condition.
© Andrew Marshall

Aonach Eagach looking and feeling distinctly alpine!

Aonach Eagach Ridge (Winter)
Aonach Eagach looking and feeling distinctly alpine!
© Gabe Oliver

Moving up the Northern Pinnacles of Liathach

Northern Pinnacles (Winter)
Moving up the Northern Pinnacles of Liathach
© Hamish Frost

Alpine day on the Forcan Ridge

Forcan Ridge (Winter)
Alpine day on the Forcan Ridge
© Louis Hume

Slow going on a very snowy Forcan Ridge

Forcan Ridge (Winter)
Slow going on a very snowy Forcan Ridge
© Dan Bailey - UKHillwalking.com

A grand Torridonian adventure

Main Ridge Traverse (winter)
A grand Torridonian adventure
© Hamish Frost


Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
Main Ridge Traverse (winter) II *** 383 ? Liathach - Spidean...
Aonach Eagach Ridge (Winter) II *** 1543 ? Aonach Eagach -...
Carn Mor Dearg Arete Grade-1 778 ? Ben Nevis
Carn Dearg Meadhonach East Ridge (Winter) II 142 300m Carn Mor Dearg
An Teallach Ridge (Winter) II *** 333 ? An Teallach -...
Snowdon Horseshoe (Winter) I *** 246 ? Crib Goch
Striding Edge (Winter) I *** 994 863m Helvellyn
Sharp Edge (Winter) I/II ** 541 ? Blencathra
Forcan Ridge (Winter) I/II *** 411 ? The Saddle
Ring of Steall (Winter) I *** 259 ? Am Bodach
Being Alligin Complete Ridge Traverse I/II ** 478 ? Beinn Alligin -...
A'Chioch Traverse II *** 138 ? Beinn Bhan
Long Leachas (Winter) I * 59 ? Ben Alder
Sron na Lairig (Winter) II *** 634 ? Stob Coire...
Golden Oldy II *** 649 500m Aonach Mor
Northern Pinnacles (Winter) III ** 76 200m Liathach - Spidean...
Ledge Route II *** 1875 450m Ben Nevis
Fiacaill Ridge II ** 2839 ? Cairn Gorm - Stob...
traverse of Ben Starav I ** 54 ? Ben Starav
Gyrn Las Ridge I/II * 44 130m Cwm Hetiau
Crib Lem II 2 ** 279 450m Craig Dafydd
Northeast Ridge (Winter) I * 69 ? Sgor an Lochain...
Pinnacle Ridge Grade-3 *** 1577 ? St. Sunday Crag
Swirral Edge (Winter) I ** 700 850m Helvellyn
Daear Ddu Ridge (Winter) I/II ** 139 ? Carnedd Moel Siabod
Y Gribin (Winter) I/II ** 65 ? Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)
East Ridge (Winter) II ** 616 300m Beinn a'...
North Ridge I 194 ? Stob Ban
The Black Carls (Summer) Grade-1 * 57 ? Beinn Eighe
Stuic Buttress (Winter) I ** 114 ? Lochnagar
62 stars 16,286 4,043m 30
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