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.

2016 Journal

The 2016 Journal of the FRCC is available for download from the Journals – 2010-2019 Page.

Skye 2017

The club has once again booked the Glen Brittle Memorial Hut on Skye for a week in May. All 20 places in the hut have been booked for 7 nights, arriving Saturday 20th May and leaving Saturday 27thMay. The cost of the meet will be £98 per person (£14 per night). If you would like […]

Wasdale Head road opening times

The road through to Wasdale Head (C4018) is due to be closed for essential repair work from 31 October for approximately four weeks. This is from the road junction just north of Wastwater YH through to the head of the valley. The road will be open for vehicles from 3:30pm to 9:00am and all weekend […]