Reports of Huts Working Group

The reports of the Huts Working Group will be found here.

New Nesting Birds Restriction – Gowbarrow Crag, Ullswater (Eastern Crags)

It has just been reported that a pair of Ravens have nested and successfully hatched young on the Upper Tier/Buttress at Gowbarrow. To protect the nest site until the young fledge an access restriction has been agreed, THIS ONLY APPLIES TO THE UPPER TIER. There is no restriction on the Lower and Middle Tiers other […]

Piton poem for opening of MHT Archive, Blencathra Centre

Phil Houghton is a poet, writer and fell walker, living near Ullswater. With a keen interest in mountain landscapes he wrote, and features with, his poem – Blencathra – in Terry Abraham’s latest Life of a Mountain film, also appearing in its recent TV debut on BBC Four. He is a Patron of the Norman […]

FRCC film night at Barrow Archives

Barrow Library is holding an FRCC film night at 7.00pm to 9.00pm Thursday, 4 May. It is a free event but booking is advised – Tel: 01229 407377 The Library is also hosting the First World War memorial plaque from Great Gable which the Fell and Rock Climbing Club erected to commemorate the members of the […]

Arc’teryx Big Mountain Weekend

The Arc’teryx ‘Big Mountain Weekend’ will be taking place on the 29th & 30th April at the Sticklebarn, Langdale. It is a weekend for celebrating the climbing and mountains in the Lake District, and bringing together the community. The event aims to educate, share and improve the skills necessary for enjoying these beautiful places safely. […]

Fun on the Fells

A new exhibition, “Fun on the Fells”, opens at Abbott Hall and runs until the end of October. The Club loaned exhibits to the museum and Mark Scott appeared on BBC Look North West last night to talk about the exhibition and his love of the Fells. For a short while it will be available […]

Banff Mountain Film Festival

The Banff Mountain Film Festival will be coming to The Theatre by the Lake, Keswick from Wednesday, 26 April to Saturday, 29 April.

Arcteryx Lakeland Revival

Arcteryx has been organising a Lakeland Revival theme for the last few years and the FRCC has been involved with them in this which, in particular, is to promote climbing in the Lake District. This year there are two elements – the first on the weekend of 28th / 30th April they are organising classes […]

2017 Restrictions to Protect Nesting Birds

Spring has nearly sprung and Lakeland’s Ravens and Peregrine Falcons are feeling frisky. To protect these wonderful creatures the BMC, FRCC, LDNP, NT and Natural England meet each January/February to agree which crags and climbs should have restricted access during the spring (Ravens 15 Feb to 31 May; Peregrines 1 March to 30 June) to […]