Gillercombe Buttress North Lakes - Open

Gillercombe Buttress Borrowdale

Gillercombe Buttress is one of the longest climbs in the Lake District and also one of the most easily accessible mountain crags.

 

It catches the sun (and wind) for most of the day and has some fantastic pitches that weave around the whole crag.

 

Enjoy fantastically grippy rock and views into The Hidden Valley throughout the day as you ascend this Lake District rock climbing classic line.

 

The walk in for this is around one hour and is easily achievable for those who have not climbed before, or those seeking to tick off the classic rock routes.

PERFECT FOR

The Novice Mountaineer

200m - 6 Pitches

1:2

Beginner

Frequently asked questions

How much does it cost & ratios?


Our standard bookings are priced per day for a guided experience. ------------------------------------------------------------------- Standard Guiding Summer & Winter Walking & Hiking (no ropes) £160 per day up to 1:6 ratio Summer & Winter Climbing / Scrambling (With ropes) £180 per day up to 1:2 ratio --------------------------------------------------------------------




What kit will I need?


All PPE personal protective equipment will be supplied by Open Ascents. For climbing and mountaineering this include, Helmet, Harness, Ropes and protection. You will need to bring your own climbing or mountaineering footwear. Please see FAQ section for kit list on bottom header of website.




Why book with us.


- Experianced and qualified expert Guide - First aid qualified - 1% Charity Promise - Subsidised Courses - Client lead booking - Prestige Booking with no portals and no middle men - No spam, just continued intreast in your mountaineering journey There are many many outdoor providers out there. Do they all give 1% of their profit to charity? We are proud to support local charities, we are even prouder to provide subsidies courses once a year for people who feel the cost of a course is beyond them. Our drive and determination to provide unique client lead learning has led us to producing what we feel is a prestige approach to bookings. To put it simply all our bookings are bespoke. We will work hard with you prior to any payment to get the right plan in place for your adventures and courses. Your contact comes in directly to us, no booking portals and no middle man. Despite being called Open Ascents our bespoke bookings are private to you and your groups so we can focus on your own needs. We view your time with us as part of your ongoing mountaineering journey, we will continue to make contact with you after the bookings however there will be no spam, priding ourselves in creating relationships as you progress through your mountaineering life. Hey not to mention our expert guides with decades of experience and qualification.




What if there is bad weather?


It might not be sunny all the time but we have enough local knowledge to seek out the best venues and will advise when booking the most ideal alternatives for on the day. If the weather and conditions are truly unworkable then we can reschedule for a better time at no extra cost.




What is our start & end location?


Once you book we will send you all the information about where to meet us, timings and content of the day. We can even advise on the best locations to look for accomidation.





Contact

Tel: 07743459630

Email: info@openascents.com

Lake District, England, UK

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