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The Fell & Rock Climbing Club

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

  • Membership section – giving details of membership and joining criterion.
  • Publications section – details of guidebooks, apps and other publications by the Club.
  • 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.
  • Huts section – with details of the Club’s huts and cottages.
  • Members section – with much information for members about the Club.

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

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Mountain safety at risk as key Government funding is withdrawn from crucial mountain weather information service.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 […]

Savage Arena comes to Keswick

From the 9th September our latest exhibition will be on show at Keswick Museum and Art Gallery. Savage Arena: The Legacy of Joe Tasker celebrates the life of the pioneering mountaineer through original kit, clothing, papers and photographs. The exhibition will celebrate Joe’s climbing career as well as his successful and influential writing; there will […]

Borrowdale Guide

New Borrowdale guide is now available: New A5 size; photodiagrams for all crags and stunning photographs of routes – some well known and others less known but hidden classics. Buy it now!

Lord’s Rake Rockfall

The large dubious pinnacle near the junction of Lord’s Rake and West Wall Traverse has finally succumbed to gravity. The West Wall Traverse is a popular descent route from the climbs on Scafell Crag. There is a lot of loose debris around and below the fall site with the prospect of further rockfall. Might be […]

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