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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Hill Walking Symposium Report

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01/01/2019

Stu Smith, BMC Lakes Area Hill Walking Representative, attended this symposium in November 2018 and attached is his report on this first such event
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YOUTH & EQUITY

BMC Lakes youth climbing meet 2019

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01/01/2019

The 2019 BMC Youth Meet will be held at the FRCC hut at Rawhead in Langdale on 5th/7th July 2019.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

John Muir Trust Glenridding Summary Annual Report

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01/01/2019

This report summarises, mostly environmental work, undertaken on Glenridding Common in 2018 by the John Muir Trust (JMT) in its first full year of a three year lease from the National Park Authority.
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CLUBS

Cumbrian Bolt Fund

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01/01/2019

The Cumbria Bolt Fund (CBF) was set up in 2007 and its website is www.cumbriaboltfund.co.uk
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BMC ORGANISATION

Lakes Jan 2019 Newsletter: Mountain Heritage Trust

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01/01/2019

MHT Autumn has proven that mountain heritage is gaining an ever greater interest amongst the climbing community. In recent months the Mountain Heritage Trust has been working hard to present new and old generations with an opportunity to re-live our history and the bold characters who made it. MHT is based at Blencathra Centre above Threlkeld, near Keswick.
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CLUBS

Kendal Mountaineering Club

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01/01/2019

The Kendal Mountaineering Club (KMC) is a friendly local club that was originally formed in the 1960s by a group of local climbers.
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CLUBS

Lakes Jan 2019 Newsletter: Alpine Club

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01/01/2019

The Alpine Club (AC) was founded in 1857 and was the world’s first mountaineering club. It was born from a conversation in the summer of that year, when William Matthews discussed the idea of forming a club with Edward Kennedy during an ascent of the Finsteraarhorn. Initially there were twenty members, all dedicated alpinists and at the start it was a serious exclusive and men only club, holding regular meetings to discuss papers on mountain exploration.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Freeze forecast: live Lake District winter conditions monitoring

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28/11/2018

Did you know that you can check the winter conditions in the Lake District from anywhere? There are live monitoring systems on Great End - one of the most reliable Lakes winter crags, and another on Helvellyn - an incredibly popular but also botanically sensitive winter venue.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

NEW: Helvellyn winter conditions monitoring system

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04/01/2018

A new winter conditions monitoring system has been setup on the Red Tarn Face of Helvellyn, providing hourly temperature data for air and turf to help winter climbers assess likely conditions before arriving at the crag.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

New Blencathra base for Mountain Heritage Trust

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19/12/2016

The Mountain Heritage Trust has just announced they will be moving to a new base at the Blencathra Centre in early 2017.
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