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 the website for the Fell & Rock Climbing Club. This has great features with:

  • Members’ Log-in section – with much information for members about the Club.
  • Membership section – giving details of membership and joining criterion.
  • Publications section – details of guidebooks, apps and other publications by the Club.
  • Huts section – with details of the Club’s huts and cottages.
  • Rock Climbing section providing details of new routes, local issues, and climbing developments.
  • Fell Walking section is available to providing a selection of great walks near to the club’s seven huts – five in the Lakes and two in Scotland.

There are sections of the website which are only obtainable by members using the usernames and password and not available to the general public.

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

Latest News

Wasdale Head road closure

The road through to Wasdale Head (C4018) is due to be closed for essential repair work from 31 October for approximately four weeks. This is from the road junction just north of Wastwater YH through to the head of the valley. Pedestrian and cycle access will be available but there is nothing yet publicised as […]

Lake District power line to go underground

The news has just come through that National Grid plans to put 23.4km (14.5 miles) of new line underground through the entire western section of the Lake District National Park. This could also see the existing lines there being removed completely, leaving this part of the park free of pylons for the first time in […]

Threat to Highland Public Phone boxes

BT are intending to remove one third of public phone boxes in Scotland, with around half of these 1500 phones removed from rural areas, many of which are important areas for climbing skiing, outdoor recreation and tourism. BT put stickers in the boxes intimating notice of removal, but if you don’t go to the box […]

A History of Climbing on Scafell

New Publication by FRCC – Available soon in the eShop: A History of Climbing on Scafell by Al Phizacklea and Mike Cocker Foreword by Sir Chris Bonington CBE In 1874 George Seatree and Stanley Martin made the first ascent of North Climb, which was the first time the main face of Scafell had been ascended […]

Mountain safety at risk

Mountain safety at risk as key Government funding is withdrawn from crucial mountain weather information service. The most-used mountain weather service in the UK, the Mountain Weather Information Service (MWIS), is set to close after SportScotland, the Scottish Government sporting body, withdraws funding and walks away from a key mountain forecast collaboration project. The safety […]

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