Bird Nesting Restrictions Spring 2017

> Bird Nesting Restrictions Spring 2017 | | 01-Jan-1970, The annual nesting restrictions have been agreed between Climbers (represented by BMC & FRCC), Lake District National Park and Natural England and are given in the attached document which will be updated as required.  As always the aim of the group meeting is to have the […]

Route Comment – Central Gully

Winter Climbs > Rampsgill Head > Route Comment – Central Gully | 90 m | III (4) * 01-Jan-1970, From: Matt Griffin Subject: Route Comment – Central Gully I climbed Central Gully on Rampsgill Head the other week and thought that the pitch lengths in the guide could do with updating. Pitch 1 to the […]

Never Mind the Guidebook

Winter Climbs > Helvellyn > Brown Cove Crags > Never Mind the Guidebook | 160m | V, 6 * 14-Jan-2017, Ben Pearce and Paul Headland Traces a line up the main buttress linking two short icy steps to reach the headwall which is taken direct up a steep corner. The route may share some of […]

Clara Bow – Correction to FA details

Borrowdale > Gillercombe > Clara Bow – Correction to FA details | | 01-Jan-1970, Clara Bow on Pedestal Wall was first climbed on 11 June 1988 by Tom Walkington and  seconded by David Robinson not S Hubball.  

Updated photo-diagram for Thrang Crag E and W

> Updated photo-diagram for Thrang Crag E and W | | 01-Jan-1970, The link below leads to a pdf showing updated photodiagrams for this pleasant little crag. Thrang Crag

Bumps Day Out

Coppermines > Kernel Crag (aka Kennel Crag on OS Map) > Bumps Day Out | 30m | VS 4c ** 02-Jan-2017, James Dickinson, Jennifer Wood The route climbs the obvious clean wall on the E facing side of the crag. Start on a grass terrace below the face. Climb the right arete of a large fractured […]

Aeroplane Ridge

Coppermines > Aeroplane Ridge > Aeroplane Ridge | Approx. 300m | VD 23-Dec-2016, James Dickinson The coordinates for the start and finish of the route are SD 277 002 and SD 275 000 in the OL 6 English Lakes map. The route takes a stepped ridge hidden around the back of Great How Crags. Approach by […]

Global Warming

Langdale > Thrang Crag > Thrang Crag East > Global Warming | 10 m | VS 4c 04-Jan-2017, Martin Scrowston. Solo A short sharp route up the right hand flying rib. Start at a small recess below a thin right slanting crack.  Steep climbing passing a good spike leads to excellent holds in a left […]

Fang

Langdale > Thrang Crag > Thrang Crag West > Fang | 21m | VD ** 31-Dec-2016, Jason Weeks and Joanne Weeks Start 1 m right of Fangdango on the large triangular fang shaped block that is separated from the crag. Climb the ‘fang’ and continue up the separated blocks to gain a ledge. Continue direct […]