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Prospective Members Meeting: Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 February

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Mark Goodings, manager of the Newcastle Climbing Centre, is hosting a prospective members meeting at the Newcastle Climbing Centre at 6.30pm on Wednesday, 21 February. Any members in the area are invited along as well as any experienced walkers/climbers who are interested in membership.

Green Road driving in Little Langdale


There is a new campaign website to help against off-roading in Little Langdale: Save Langdale Green Lanes

Adit 10/Allt a Mhuillin Access – Closure

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Notification just received: “In recent months we have been informed of one of our first cases of the tree disease Phytophthora Ramorum. This resulted in a statutory plant health notice requiring the affected area to be felled at short notice. Following this, works are required to upgrade the road. Unfortunately, these works will require the […]

A History of Climbing on Scafell – Alan Phizacklea (Talk and Supper Evening)

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22 February @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm £12 A History of Climbing on Scafell Join presenter Alan Phizacklea and delve into the history of rock climbing on Scafell – from the first scramble in 1802 to the present day. Discover more about the work required to create Alan’s book ‘Nowt but a fleein’ thing’, […]

Brackenclose Easter Meet 2018

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There is an error in the handbook as it is indicated as a two day meet but is actually, as per normal, three days – 30 March-1 April.

Humfrey Ingram Berkley

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Humfrey Ingram Berkley died recently. He was a life member and joined in 1961. Funeral arrangements will be posted here when known.

Chronicle error

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Please note that there is an error in the latest Chronicle. Cherie Chapman has most DEFINITELY NOT resigned from the FRCC! The online version has now been corrected but it is too late for the printed version. Our apologies to Cherie.

Walna Scar Car Park: proposed introduction of charges

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Proposed plans to Walna Scar Car Park, the popular outdoor access point, will change it to ‘pay and display’ and make it smaller than that which is currently available. Find out more about the situation and how to oppose the changes by checking the BMC website.

Felltop Weather Conditions

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Winter felltop weather conditions available from the Lake District Weather Line

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