Future of the BMC

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Area meetings involving the Organisational Review Group Members may be keen to attend the local area BMC meetings at which the Organisational Review Group will be presenting the first draft of their report. They will be able to answer questions. This report will be on the BMC website from the afternoon of Saturday, 18th November […]

New Website Style & Features

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Welcome to the new FRCC website layout. The site also has a raft of new features to support, in particular, the climbing related pages. Hopefully the new style will be well received. Please feel free to comment below with your feedback or any queries… There are loads of “behind the scenes” enhancements to the website. […]

Website Update

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This evening (Thursday, 26 October) we will be implementing a new version of the website so it may be unavailable for a few hours. The site has been revamped, primarily to ensure that it will display correctly no matter what device – laptop, tablet or smartphone, you use it on, so you will now find […]

Invitation to the Reel Rock Film Tour in Penrith: 24 November

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The Reel Rock Film Tour, coming to the Rheged Centre, Penrith, on Friday 24 November. It would be a great social night out for members! 2017’s Reel Rock Tour is premiering four new climbing films full of heart-thumping action, big laughs and serious inspiration. The films star some of the world’s top young climbers pushing […]

‘A Crawl down The Ogre’ : Theatre By The Lake, Keswick 15th October

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‘A Crawl down The Ogre’ talk by Doug Scott CBE Autumn 2017 Lecture Tour Forty years ago Doug Scott CBE and that other icon of mountaineering, Chris Bonington, made the first ascent of The Ogre (7285 m) in the Karakoram. Their climb extended the boundaries of what had been achieved before at that altitude. But […]

Great Gable Memorial Walk

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The latest issue of Country Walking contains a five page spread on the Great Gable Memorial Walk with quotes from Peter Smith and Chris Sherwin.

Countryfile

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Members may be interested in a recent edition of the BBC’s Countryfile which featured the awarding of World Heritage Site status to the LDNP, the life of Millican Dalton and an interview with Bill Birkett. The episode is entitled “Protected Countryside” and will be available on iPlayer for a short while.

Petition to ban 4x4s around Little Langdale

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The club has been sent information of a petition to ban 4x4s from ruining the area around Little Langdale. It is to be handed to the CEO of the Lake District National Park Authority on 23rd October. To sign the petition click here.

Newlands Pass closure

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Apologies for any confusion with the last posting as the CCC roadworks map showed one road closed but Radio Cumbria have this morning said it is the Newlands Pass.