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Regular events
Every Thursday from late April to September Evening climbing at a local crag Mike Palk
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Every Thursday
from Sept to late April
Kendal Climbing Wall from 7pm onwards Mike Palk
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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! Alec Reynolds
01229 821099
One-off events
2016 -
Every Thursday Climbing for all at Kendal Climbing Wall Mike Palk
01524 736 548
Apl 10 - Sun Sunday Walk and Meal - This lower level mountain walk was cancelled last November because of poor weather. Let’s try again: Meet at the Dunnerdale Fells’ Reading Rooms car park, Broughton Mills (GR 222 906) at 11 am. That’s about 50 metres north of The Blacksmiths Arms. The walk will be about 12 km, with 650m of ascent, and will take approximately 6 hours. After the walk we can adjourn to the pub for a bar meal and/or drink. Clare Fox
01539 727 531
Apl 15 - 17 Welsh Bunkhouse Meet - Dan-y-Mynyth Hut, Tanygrisiau, Blaenau Festiniog, Snowdonia. Cost: £9 per night (to be confirmed) This hut is an old miners cottage and can accommodate 11 people in 2 bedrooms. This is a great base for anyone interested in industrial archaeology, hill-walking or climbing. If members want a longer break the bunkhouse may be available to book either side of the weekend. It you're interested, you must book a place with Mark. NOTE: This meet has been cancelled Mark Walsh
01606 891050

Apl 21 - Thur First Climbing For All evening outside at Warton Upper Crag GR SD 494 728
All climbers and walkers to meet up afterwards at a nearby pub
Mick Fox
01539 727 531
Apl 21 - Thur First Evening Walk - A woodland wander through Hyning Woods and Warton Crag
Meet 6.30 at Warton Car Park (GR 492 724) We have just been informed that the Beacon is being lit on Warton Crag tomorrow evening at 7.30 pm in honour of the Queen's birthday. The car park may fill up so make sure you arrive in good time and also share lifts, if possible, to minimise the number of cars we take.

All climbers and walkers to meet up afterwards at a nearby pub
Kath Palk
01524 736 548
Apl 27 - Wed Midweek walk - From Hardendale. Around 5 - 6 miles
Meet 10.30 (GR 580 143)
Val & Colin Hunter
01539 730 177
Apl 29 - May 2 High House reserved for Fellfarers. May Day Clare Fox
01539 727 531
Every Thursday Climbing for all at a local crag, or Kendal Climbing Wall if wet Mike Palk
01524 736 548
May 3 - Tue Evening walk - Meet 6.30 pm. in Arkholme and park on B6254 opposite Bay Horse Pub for 5 miles of easy walking. Drink after at the Bay Horse. Sandra and Tony Atkinson
01524 423 776
May 10 - Tue Committee meeting in the Riflemans Arms, Kendal, at 7.30, and afterwards in the bar for a social get together Clare Fox
01539 727 531
May 25 - Wed Midweek walk - Orrest Head and Wansfell. Meet at Windermere bus station at 10.07 (555 from Kendal at 09.40). By car, park at Broad Street Car Park in Windermere (GR SD 414 982) at 9.50 and walk up to the station. Walk will finish at Waterhead, Ambleside. Bus return from there. Approx 7 miles with 1600ft ascent and 1700ft descent. Norman Bell 015394 44939
May 27 - June 5 High House reserved for Fellfarers. Spring bank holiday Clare Fox
01539 727 531
May 27 - June 3 Camping meet at Wooler - Wooler, Northumberland. Highburn House Country Holiday Park, NE71 6EE, Wooler (01668 281344). It is advisable to pre-book (£25 deposit). Prices: £15 per night for tent and £18 for van with hook up. A good way to get your tents and vans aired before the European camping trip! Lots to do, walking in the Cheviot Hills, historic castles to view, islands to visit, home to magnificent bird and seal colonies. Clare Fox
01539 727 531
Every Thursday Climbing for all at a local crag, or Kendal Climbing Wall if wet Mike Palk
01524 736 548
June 7 - Tue Committee meeting in the Riflemans Arms, Kendal, at 7.30, and afterwards in the bar for a social get together Clare Fox
01539 727 531
June 14 - Tue Evening Walk Clare Fox
01539 727 531
June 22 - 29 Camping trip to Europe - Camping in the Eastern French Pyrenees at Ax-les-Thermes possibly camping at Camping Le Malazeou, a campsite with lots of facilities. A great area for walking with an extensive system of waymarked footpaths of varying standards. There is a good railway service which would allow walks back from a morning railway journey on some exciting routes. If you are interested and want further information please contact Clare. Currently there are 14 booked Clare Fox
01539 727 531
June 24 - 26 High House reserved for Fellfarers Clare Fox
01539 727 531
June 29 - Wed Midweek walk - in the Pyrenees Clare Fox
01539 727 531
Every Thursday Climbing for all at a local crag, or Kendal Climbing Wall if wet Mike Palk
01524 736 548
July 5 - Tue Committee meeting in the Riflemans Arms, Kendal, at 7.30, and afterwards in the bar for a social get together Clare Fox
01539 727 531
July 8 - 10 High House reserved for Fellfarers - Summer quiet weekend. Bar meal (optional) at the Scafell Hotel on Friday night where walk(s) will be planned for Saturday Clare Fox
01539 727 531
July 12 - Tue Evening walk - Farleton Knott from Auction Mart. Approx.3 hours. Meet 6.30 pm. Auction Mart car park (GR536 822).

Krysia
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July 27 - Wed Midweek Walk - Barbon Fell via Bullpot Farm. 8 miles of fairly easy walking. 1000 ft. of ascent. Meet 10.30 am, parking in front of Barbon church (GR 6306 8242) Irene and Graham Ramsbottom 01539 725808
July 29-31 Water Weekend - Coniston Water. Camping at Coniston Hall Camp Site. 01539 441223. Please ring the campsite to book your place. Prices are £8 per adult; £4 per child and £2 per vehicle. There are no electric hook ups. Lots to do: either paddling on the water or walking in the hills. The Fellfarers flag should be flying to show you where to pitch your tent. Any queries contact Clare Clare Fox
01539 727 531
Every Thursday Climbing for all at a local crag, or Kendal Climbing Wall if wet Mike Palk
01524 736 548
Aug 1- Sept 4 High House reserved for Fellfarers - Summer holidays Hugh Taylor
01524 762 067
Aug 6 - Sat Borrowdale Fell Race. The club acts as check point marshalls so if you're interested contact Peter Goff Peter Goff
01524 736 990
Aug 9 - Tues Evening Walk Clare Fox
01539 727 531
Aug 24 - Wed Midweek walk Clare Fox
01539 727 531
Every Thursday Climbing for all at a local crag, or Kendal Climbing Wall if wet Mike Palk
01524 736 548
Sept 10/11 Weekend Walk Clare Fox
01539 727 531
Sept 12 - 15 Summer Wine Team work on High House prior to the Working Weekend Roger Atkinson
01539 732 490
Sept 16 - 18 High House Working Weekend Roger Atkinson
01539 732 490
Sept 28 - Wed Midweek walk Clare Fox
01539 727 531
Sept 30-Oct 2 Rhyd Ddu meet in North Wales Clare Fox
01539 727 531
Every Thursday Climbing for all at Kendal Climbing Wall Mike Palk
01524 736 548
Oct 8/9 Weekend Walk Clare Fox
01539 727 531
Oct 11 - Tues Slideshow Clare Fox
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Oct 19 - Wed Midweek Walk Clare Fox
01539 727 531
Oct 24 - 30 High House reserved for Fellfarers - Half Term Hugh Taylor
01524 762 067
Every Thursday Climbing for all at Kendal Climbing Wall Mike Palk
01524 736 548
Nov 5/6 Weekend Walk Clare Fox
01539 727 531
Nov 11 - 13 High House reserved for Fellfarers - Remembrance weekend Hugh Taylor
01524 762 067
Nov 15 - Tues Slideshow/quiz Clare Fox
01539 727 531
Nov 23 - Wed Midweek Walk Clare Fox
01539 727 531
Every Thursday Climbing for all at Kendal Climbing Wall Mike Palk
01524 736 548
Dec 7 - Wed Midweek Walk and Christmas lunch Clare Fox
01539 727 531
Dec 17/18 Weekend Walk Clare Fox
01539 727 531
Dec tba Christmas social evening Clare Fox
01539 727 531
Dec 23 - Jan 3 High House reserved for Fellfarers - Christmas and New ear Hugh Taylor
01524 762 067
2017 -
Every Thursday Climbing for all at Kendal Climbing Wall Mike Palk
01524 736 548
Jan 13 - 15

Glencoe meet in the Clachaig chalets. The 5 bed Rowan chalet has been booked for two nights at the Clachaig Inn. Total cost is £200 making it £40 per person for the w/e. Over the past few years there has been a resurgence of interest in this meet and we have been able to book a second chalet. Hopefully this trend will continue

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

Hugh Taylor
01524 762 067