Borrowdale  - Shepherds Crag - Brown Slabs - Brown Slabs Face - Climber Claire Berry - Photo Ron Kenyon (12a) Route to GableIMG_3452 Quayfoot Buttress - Morceau )HVS) - climber Michael Kenyon - photo Ron Kenyon (16a)

The Fell & Rock Climbing Club

Welcome to our website. The site is organised in the following sections:

  • Membership – who we are, and how to join the club.
  • Publications – details of the climbing guidebooks and apps to the Lake District produced by the club, and links to the on-line guidebook shop.
  • Huts – information on all the club’s huts and cottages.
  • Climbing – latest info (access restrictions, bird bans, etc.), and entry of and comments on, new routes.
  • Meets – a full list of all the meets in the current meets calendar
  • Archives – many elements of the club history have been made available on line (but this section is still under development)

Use the menu (three bar icon, top right) to see a complete range of the site’s content.

  • Members log on to the site or via the above menu, bottom of the page, which gives access to the hut booking system, Facebook page and Forums, and the club committee.

Latest News

‘A Crawl down The Ogre’ : Theatre By The Lake, Keswick 15th October

‘A Crawl down The Ogre’ talk by Doug Scott CBE Autumn 2017 Lecture Tour Forty years ago Doug Scott CBE and that other icon of mountaineering, Chris Bonington, made the first ascent of The Ogre (7285 m) in the Karakoram. Their climb extended the boundaries of what had been achieved before at that altitude. But […]

Great Gable Memorial Walk

The latest issue of Country Walking contains a five page spread on the Great Gable Memorial Walk with quotes from Peter Smith and Chris Sherwin.


Members may be interested in a recent edition of the BBC’s Countryfile which featured the awarding of World Heritage Site status to the LDNP, the life of Millican Dalton and an interview with Bill Birkett. The episode is entitled “Protected Countryside” and will be available on iPlayer for a short while.

Petition to ban 4x4s around Little Langdale

The club has been sent information of a petition to ban 4x4s from ruining the area around Little Langdale. It is to be handed to the CEO of the Lake District National Park Authority on 23rd October. To sign the petition click here.

Newlands Pass closure

Apologies for any confusion with the last posting as the CCC roadworks map showed one road closed but Radio Cumbria have this morning said it is the Newlands Pass.

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