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.
The Novice Mountaineer
Climb Height 200m - up to 7 Pitches
Suitable for Beginner & upwards
Prices Start From £90pp
See FAQ For Prices & More Info
Frequently asked questions
How much does it cost & ratios?
Our standard bookings are priced per day for a guided experience.
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
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.