K Fellfarers - the outdoor club for people in south Cumbria

Social calendar

Date Event Contact
Regular events
Every Thursday from late April to September Evening climbing at a local crag Mike Palk
01524 736548
Every Thursday
from Sept to late April
Kendal Climbing Wall from 7pm onwards Mike Palk
01524 736548
First Tuesday in the month Committee meeting at the Rifleman's Arms in Kendal at 7.30, followed by social get together around 9.00. But note the occasional exceptions below! Maja While
01748 821834
One-off events
2017 -

Key events

A summary of the key events for 2017 can be seen here

Clare Fox
01539 727 531
Every Thursday Climbing for all at Kendal Climbing Wall or outdoors if fine from April 20 onwards Mike Palk
01524 736 548
July 4 - Tues Committee meeting in the Riflemans Arms, Kendal, at 7.30, and afterwards in the bar for a social get together Maja While
01748 821834
July 11 - Tues Evening Walk - Lambrigg Fell. Meet at 6.30 pm, parking at Rowan Edge Quarry (300 yards pass quarry entrance) for a 5 mile easy walk over the fell. Krysia
015395 60523
July 14-16 High House reserved for Fellfarers - Summer Quiet Weekend. Walk(s) to be planned on Friday night for Saturday followed by a Jacobs Join meal. If not staying at High House just turn up at 10 am for the walk/meal. Clare Fox
01539 727531
July 26 - Wed Midweek Walk - ‘A walk in the Eastern Howgills’. Meet 10 am at Cross Keys Hotel (GR 698969) on the A683 Sedbergh to Kirkby Stephen Road. Approximately 8 miles with 1680 ft of ascent. Cancelled due to bad weather Frank Haygarth 01539 723948
July 28-30 Water Weekend - Coniston Hall Campsite, Haws Bank, Coniston LA21 8AS.
An opportunity to meet again for either water sports or fell walking (or both!). Price per night: £9 per adult; £4.50 per child and £2.50 per vehicle. Boats or canoes are charged extra. PLEASE PHONE the campsite at least a month beforehand, to book your place, phone no. 015394 41223
Clare Fox
01539 727531
  No committee meeting  
Aug 1 - 31 High House reserved for Fellfarers - Summer holidays Hugh Taylor
01524 762 067
Aug 5 - Sat Borrowdale Fell Race. Please let Peter Goff know if you can help by marshalling check points. Peter Goff
01524 736 990
Aug 8 - Tues Evening Walk - Meet at 6.30pm at the Highwayman Inn on A683, Nether Burrow, near Kirkby Lonsdale (GR 614 752). There is parking in the pub carpark. Four miles easy walking.
Sandra and Tony Atkinson
01524 423776
Aug 20 - Sun Treasure Hunt in Kendal. Meet at the Market Place War Memorial, Kendal at 2.30 pm onwards for a staggered start for a Town Centre Treasure Hunt, finishing at a nearby pub - to be chosen on the day. Compete as individuals, teams or families. Prizes!
Irene and Graham Ramsbottom 01539 7258
Aug 23 - Wed Midweek Walk - Askham to Heughscar Hill. Meet 10.30am in Askham (GR 507 235). Seven mile walk with 750 ft of ascent. Easy walking.
Roger Atkinson 01529 732490
Sept 3 - 5 Away Meet - Black Sail YHA Clare Fox
01539 727531
Sept 5 - Tues Committee meeting in the Riflemans Arms, Kendal, at 7.30, and afterwards in the bar for a social get together Maja While
01748 821834
Sept 15 - 17 High House reserved for Fellfarers - Working weekend. Drinks and biscuits and Saturday night’s meal provided. Alec Reynolds 01229 821099
Sept 27 - Wed Midweek Walk - High Newton to Windermere. Catch the X6 bus at 10am to High Newton - meeting at 10.39 am for a 12 mile walk to Windermere station. Easy walking taking in Gummers How.
Mike and Adele Walford
015395 52102
Oct 3 - Tues Committee meeting in the Riflemans Arms, Kendal, at 7.30, and afterwards in the bar for a social get together Maja While
01748 821834
Oct 8 - Sun Weekend Walk - A Circular walk from Reeth. Ten km. Meet at 11am at Reeth village green (GR 038 993). The terrain is mostly gently undulating walk with just a bit of uphill.
Pam Heseltine 01748 82355
Oct 10 - Tues Slide Show - A Holiday in the Western Cape of South Africa. Welcome to the first Slide Show of the season. Meet 7.30 pm at Strickland Arms. Sandwiches provided. Guests welcome. Presenters Sue and Tony Maguire Clare Fox
01539 727531
Oct 17 - 19 Midweek Walk - A midweek walk with a difference! The Oread Hut is booked at Rhydd Ddu,North Wales for the nights of 17th and 18th for midweek walk(s) on 18th. Walks to be discussed and planned on the Tuesday.
The price is £5 per person per night. Places must be booked in advance. Please contact Clare Fox to book your place.
Clare Fox
01539 727531
Oct 23-29 High House reserved for Fellfarers - Half term
Nov 14 - Tues A Slide Show with a difference: Jan Wiltshire, a local author, is giving us an illustrated talk on Scouts Scar on 14th November at the Strickland Arms.
She has written a superb little book on the subject: ‘About Scout Scar. Looking into a Cumbrian landscape’ and will bring along some copies of the book and cards for sale. Some early Christmas shopping perhaps? She does charge a fee so we will be asking for a small (voluntary) donation on the night..
Clare Fox
01539 727531
2018 -
Jan 12 - 14

Glencoe meet in the Clachaig chalets. A joint meet with Bassetlaw Hill and Mountain Club.
Two chalets have been provisionally booked and confirmation awaited. Rowan chalet is booked for Fellfarers and has 5 beds - cost £250. Beech chalet has been booked for Bassetlaw and is 4 bed - cost £240.

Currently committed -
KFF - Hugh, Mick, Alan, Graham, Veronica.
Bassetlaw MC - Mel, Adam, Mick

Hugh Taylor
01524 762 067
March 18 - 23

Scottish Hotel Meet. The vote this year was for the The Killin Hotel in Killin. The price per person for dinner bed and breakfast is £40 per night for twin or double room, and £55 for a single occupancy. Dogs are charged at £7.50 per night.

Clare will be asking for confirmation of who is going in the next few months, with full payment at the beginning of February 2018 as usual. Cchecking in times and so on will be sent in the New Year. For more details, contact Clare.

Clare Fox
01539 727531