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 […]

Live Lake District winter conditions monitoring

A brand new system to transmit live winter conditions has just been installed on Great End, one of the Lake District’s most reliable and well-known winter crags. This follows on from the pilot monitoring project launched in Cwm Idwal in 2013 and aims to provide accurate information to winter climbers about current and historical temperatures […]

Instanto Outdoors

This is an exhibition at Keswick Museum of photographs taken by Henry Iddon using a 100 year old Underwood Instanto camera previously used by the Abraham Brothers. There are 25 modern images of climbers and other activists in the Lake District together with some of the original Abraham photographs. The exhibition is from 14th January […]

Mountain Heritage Trust

The Mountain Heritage Trust will be moving to a new home. In early 2017 they will be relocating their office and collections space to the Blencathra Field Centre near Keswick, Cumbria. Their new archive store will be based in a specially converted building to offer excellent collections care, while the office space will offer access […]

Hodge Close Quarry Rockfall

It is reported that a slab of rock about the size of a small car has fallen from above the cave archway, on the Cellar Dweller side, landing very close to the start of  Carpe Diem. It would be wise to exercise caution in this area.

Great Gable: Remembrance Sunday, 2016

A pdf of this week’s Keswick Reminder with photos and report of the FRCC Act of Remembrance.

Brackenclose electricity maintenance

The electricity will be off at Brackenclose on Thursday, 10 November between 10am and 3pm while NW Electric are doing some work in the area.