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

Brackenclose Meet 13-14 October

This meet coincides with Wasdale Head Shepherds’ Meet. The Show includes fell races up Kirk Fell, hound trials, terrier racing, traditional wrestling, vintage vehicles etc. but Herdwicks rule the day with over twenty five classes to be judged accompanied by an interesting commentary for non farmers. So some members will be at the show all […]

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.

Birkness access

The B5289 is closed from Low Lorton through to Brackenthwaite for up to 10 weeks from Monday, 4 September. Please check the Cumbria Council website for updates: roadworks

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.

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