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Regular events
Every Thursday Evening climbing at a local crag in the summer, and Kendal climbing wall in the winter 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
2018 -

Key events


A summary of the key events for 2018 can be seen here

Clare Fox
01539 727 531
Mar 29- Apl 6 High House reserved for Fellfarers - Easter  
Apl 10 - Tues Committee Meeting at the Rifleman’s Arms at 7.30, followed a social get together in the bar CANCELLED Maja While
Apl 19 - Thurs Climbing for All - Hutton Roof Crag. Meet at 6.30 pm at Hutton Roof Crag and have a go at some easy rock climbs. Mick Fox
01539 727531
Apl 19 - Thurs First Evening Walk Meet at 6.30pm at Hutton Roof Church GR 569 788 for a short easy walk. Clare Fox
01539 727531
Apl 25 - Wed Midweek Walk - A walk in Lower Dentdale. Meet at 10am at Millthrop Bridge on the Dent road, go over bridge and park immediately on the right (GR 661 913). Distance 10.5 or 8.5 miles with approximately 1200ft of ascent. Quiet lanes, grassy and stoney tracks with moorland (marshy in places). Frank Haygarth 01539 723948
May 1 - Tues Committee Meeting at the Rifleman’s Arms at 7.30, followed a social get together in the bar Maja While
01748 821834
May 2 - Wed Evening Walk - A walk to Wray to look at scarecrows! An easy 4 miles walk starting at the car park next to the bridge in Hornby village at 6.30 pm. There is an honesty box for parking. There is a pub in the village for refreshments after the walk. Sandra and Tony Atkinson
01524 423776
May 4 - 8 High House reserved for Fellfarers - May Day bank holiday weekend  
May 23 - Wed Mid-week Walk - Bowfell via the climbers traverse and the Great Slab. The classic route up Bowfell taking the narrow and undulating climbers’ traverse with some mild exposure, followed by an ascent of Great Slab leading to the summit. Approximately 8 miles with 800m of ascent. Meet at 10 am at the National Trust car park by the Stickle Barn.
Hugh Taylor
01524 762067
May 25 - June 1 High House reserved for Fellfarers - Spring bank holiday week
June 5 - Tues Committee Meeting at the Rifleman’s Arms at 7.30, followed a social get together in the bar Maja While
01748 821834
June 12 - Tues Evening Walk around Silverdale. Meet at 6.30pm at Woodwell Car Park, Silverdale (GR 463 744) for a leisurely walk looking out for orchids. Distance 3 miles approximately. To finish in The Woodlands Pub, Silverdale. Peter Goff
01524 736990
June 15 - 18 High House reserved for Fellfarers
June - 13 - 20 European camping meet. The meet this year will be in the Chartreuse region of France, with the 'core week' being June 13-20. The specific site may be this one, but tbc - Camping de Martinere near Pierre de Chartreusec. A great introduction to the area can be read on this web site - https://www.braemoor.co.uk/chartreuse/index.shtml
Clare Fox
01539 727531
July 3 - Tues Committee Meeting at the Rifleman’s Arms at 7.30, followed a social get together in the bar Maja While
01748 821834
July 7 - Sat Rods Coach trip to Moffat. Coach trip and a choice of walks near Moffat followed by a meal in The Buccleuch Arms, Moffat. Depart from Kendal 08.30 am and return by 10.00 pm. The cost of the coach will be funded by Rod Muncey’s gift to the club. Clare Fox
01539 727531
July 10 - Tues Evening Walk from Heversham. Easy walk from Heversham. Meet at 6.30pm Dallam School car park (GR4964 8315). Distance 4 miles with 400 ft of ascent. Irene and Graham Ramsbottom 01539 725808
July 13 - 16 High House reserved for Fellfarers - Quiet weekend  
July 25 - Wed Mid-week walk - Wetherlam and down Black Sails ridge. Meet at 10.00am at GR 300 975 (Coppermines Road) for a 9 km walk with 2250 ft of ascent. Leader David Birkett 01539 738280
July 27 - 30 Water Weekend. Details tbc
July 30 - Aug 30 High House reserved for Fellfarers - Summer holidays
     
     
2018 -
Jan 11 - 13

Glencoe meet in the Clachaig chalets. A joint meet with Bassetlaw Hill and Mountain Club.
Three chalets have been booked -
Rowan chalet is booked for Fellfarers and has 5 beds - cost £260.
Birch chalet has been booked for Fellfarers and has 4 beds - cost £250.
Beech chalet has been booked for Bassetlaw and has 4 beds - cost £250.
If we can fill all 13 places, the cost per person for the two nights will be £59. A deposit of £19 is required to secure a place

Hugh Taylor
01524 762 067