Latest from Sherpa on 19/6/2017:-

"Sorry but we cant update permissions for new users at present.
We are getting the following message and cant access the user database.
Hack attempt logged or corrupt member file found with extra fields [15 total for UserName Xoifhoqz ]
Hope to resolve the problem soon."

A shame, this was also my first website that I looked at and it was very helpful when thinking about my first LDP. Without the ability of new people to ask questions it must be of less value nowadays to both these individuals and to Sherpa.
Pennine Way 2005&2014; C2C 2006; SWCP 2007; WHW 2008; GGW 2008; Dales Way 2011; Clev.W 2012; Yorkshire W.W. 2012; Offa's Dyke 2013; Peddars Way & Norfolk Coast Path 2014; Pembrokeshire Coast Path 2015: LEJoG in stages 2018: Camino 5/2019 - 2020 NOTHING!.