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Forecasts for ski resorts worldwide including Raise.

Stybarrow Dodd - Met Office

Forecasts for our neighbouring fell to the north - usually more accurate but not so readily decipherable as Snow-Forecast. Add a degree or two Celsius for our tow (which is lower).

Lake District Mountain Weather - Met Office

All you need to make sensible and safe decisions
before going onto the fells. The site merges the Met Office's own data for different heights with the Weatherline fell-top assessors' report to spell out what the numbers all mean in practical terms. An excellent one-stop shop, particularly before you come up for the first time.

Mountain Weather Information Service

Includes the whole of Cumbria, and also the western Pennines North from Ingleborough.


Each year, usually between December and March, fell-top assessors walk to the top of Helvellyn or nearby peaks to take photos and report on ground conditions.

Helvellyn temperatures

The British Mountaineering Council has placed sensors on Helvellyn and Great End. The ones on Helvellyn are at 830m (about the same as the top of our tow) and give real-time air temperatures and sub-soil temperatures at 5, 10 and 15 cm below the turf surface. All useful info when combined with other data, particularly from a safety perspective if you're thinking of a descent down Keppel or Brown Cove, or the Red Tarn face at the end of the day.


LDSC tow

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Kirkstone Pass

To see if you can get through! If it looks dodgy go to Glenridding via Penrith or try Thirlmere to the west of Raise, parking at Stanah where the A591 and B5322 meet.

Glenridding Cybercafe

The weather down in the valley.

Cumbria Police Traffic

Not a webcam or weather site but handy to check for road closures or other problems en route. Updates every 10 minutes.


English ski 'resorts'...!

Hooray, it's snowing! But if you want to go skiing or snowboarding there's no need to jump on a plane or even, if you live south of the border, head to Scotland. Try one of England's six ski centres in the Pennines and the Lake District From The Guardian, Saturday 19th January 2013


Raise March 2020

Boarder James Appleton shares a gorgeous video of his first time up...

First Day of the 2018-19 season

N-ice bit of fun from Gordie Oliver on a glorious day in January.

Friday 15 December 2017 and it's a winter wonderland. Excellent video from member Jonathan Cook.

James Chapman shares his first time...