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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
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One-off events
2017 -

Key events


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

Clare Fox
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Every Thursday Climbing for all at Kendal Climbing Wall Mike Palk
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Jan 10 - Tue Committee meeting in the Riflemans Arms, Kendal, at 7.30, and afterwards in the bar for a social get together Clare Fox
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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. Only one chalet available so Bassetlaw H&MC members are staying at the Glencoe YHA.

Currently committed -
KFF - Hugh, Mick, Alan, Graham, Veronica (Frank?)
Bassetlaw MC - Mel, Alvin, Adam

Hugh Taylor
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Jan 14 - Sat Charlies Walk. Meet at 11am at County Hall Kendal for a walk to Cunswick Scar and on to Staveley. Bus back. David Birkett 01531 738280
Jan 18 - Wed Midweek Walk.‘A Walk in the Coniston area’. Meet at 10.00am at the Glen Mary Car park near Yewdale Tarn (GR SD 322 999) for a low level walk with a few hundred feet of ascent and descent. Distance 8 miles. Norman Bell 015394 44939
Jan 20 - 22 High House is booked for the Winter Quiet Weekend.
A Winter walk(s) for Saturday will be planned on Friday night. Bring your ideas along. Both Friday and Saturday meals will be taken in High House as there is no food served in the valley on Saturday night.
Clare Fox
01539 727 531
Jan 24 - Tues Slide Show.‘Review of the Felllfarers’ Year’ Meet 7.30 pm. The Strickland Arms, Sizergh. Sandwiches provided. Guests welcome. If you wish to have your photos included, please send them as soon as possible to Mick Fox. The show is not limited to club events so any interesting shots taken in 2016 would be welcome Mick Fox
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Jan 27 - Fri AGM - Meet at 7.30 pm. The Duke of Cumberland, Shap Road, Kendal. Sandwiches provided Clare Fox
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Feb 7 - Tues Committee meeting in the Riflemans Arms, Kendal, at 7.30, and afterwards in the bar for a social get together Clare Fox
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Feb 14 - Tues Slideshow - ‘A Trek in Patagonia’. Mel Middleton. Meet 7.30 pm. The Strickland Arms, Sizergh. Sandwiches provided. Guests welcome. Clare Fox
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Feb 17 - 23 High House reserved for Fellfarers - Half Term week Hugh Taylor
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Feb 22 - Wed Mid-week Walk. Loughrigg Fell and Elterwater. 6 miles with 1,700ft ascent. Meet at 10.30 am at the Brittania Inn, Elterwater. Parking on roads into Elterwater or NT car park Walthwaite Bottom, (no charge) GR 3295 0511 or NT car park in Elterwater, charges apply. Easier alternative walk if bad conditions. Graham & Irene Ramsbottom 01539 725808
Feb 25 - Sat

Appetite Enhancer Walk - Lambrigg Fell. 5 miles. Easy. Meet at 10.30 am. at Roan Edge Quarry (GR 586 929). Parking 300 yards past quarry entrance. Leader

Annual Dinner in the Eagle and Child, Staveley. Please let Val know if you are planning to attend and send her your menu choice - menus available

Krysia
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Clare Fox
01539 727 531

Mar 7 - Tues 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
Mar 14 - Tues Slideshow - ‘Fellfarers in France’, Meet 7.30 pm. The Strickland Arms, Sizergh. Sandwiches provided. Guests welcome Clare Fox
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Mar 17 - 19 High House reserved for Fellfarers - Working weekend Hugh Taylor
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March 19 - 24

The KFF Scottish Hotel Meet Oban. After a very enjoyable away meet last year (island-hopping, hill-walking, sight-seeing and pub-sampling) we have booked the Royal Hotel in Oban again for this year’s Scottish Hotel Meet.
The hotel has been booked from the 19th March to 24th March (5 nights) and the cost will be £36 per person per night for dinner, bed and breakfast. (Total £180). There is a single room supplement of £13 per night.
If you would like to come on this trip please let Clare know. Payment will be required in February but you will be given more information nearer the time.

We already have a great turnout for this meet with thirty one members and friends signing up so far, and there are still a few more places available. To book, or for more information, contact Clare.

Clare Fox
01539 727 531
Apl 4 - Tues 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
Apl 14 - 20 High House reserved for Fellfarers - Easter weekend and mid-week Hugh Taylor
01524 762 067
Apl 20 - Thurs

First Summer Evening Walk. Meet at The Ship Inn, Sandside, at 6 pm for a walk to include Fairy Steps. Drink after at the Ship Inn.

First outdoor climbing for all. Meet at Fairy Steps at 6 pm. Drink after at The Ship Inn, Sandside. Never climbed before but would like to give it a try? Contact

Kath Palk
01524 736548.

Mick Fox
01539 72753

Apl 26 - Wed Midweek Walk - ‘Lanes of the Parishes south of Kendal’. A 10 mile easy circular walk linking footpaths,lanes and towpaths. Meet at 10.30am in Sedgwick by the canal bridge. (GR 513 871) Tony and Sue Maguire
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Apl 28 - May 1 High House reserved for Fellfarers - May day weekend Hugh Taylor
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June 11 - 18 Camping meet in Europe. Areas proposed are the Queyras and the Mercantour National Park in the Alpes Maritimes. A meeting will be held in February to decide. Clare Fox
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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. Birch chalet has been booked for Bassetlaw and is 4 bed.

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

Hugh Taylor
01524 762 067