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

BMC Independent Review

As you will be aware, an independent organisational review of the BMC is well underway and the Review Team is carrying out a Membership Survey and a series of Focus Groups. Membership Survey ( The membership survey is fully independent from the BMC. The Review Team would like to understand the interests and priorities members […]

Stan Thompson

The Club regrets to inform members that Stan died peacefully at home on Wednesday aftrenoon, 26th July. He donated his body to the brain bank in Newcastle and there won’t be a funeral service.

2017 Bird nesting Restrictions

All restrictions have now been lifted.

Lakeland Book of the Year Awards 2017

“Nowt but a fleein’ thing” is joint runner up in the Lakeland Book of the Year Awards. Out of 70 books entered for the Lakeland Book of the Year Award the FRCC book “Nowt but a fleein” thing” won the Latitude Press Award for the “Best Illustration and Production” class. It was then awarded joint […]

WARNING: Loose Flake on Dow Crag C Buttress Ordinary

Monday 3/7/17 Update that the flake has now fallen down – not sure of current stability of area. Saturday 24/6/17 It has been reported that the large flake at the top moves significantly as you try to climb it.  You can see light from under the flake and the accumulated soil trapped behind the flake […]

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