Great Gable Sphinx Ridge - Open Ascents

Sphinx Ridge

Great Gable

Guided Scramble

Discover one of the Lake District's most historic venues and the birth place of modern mountaineering in Britain.

 

You will be moving on rock for most of the day from scrambling along The Climber's Traverse and Threading the needle to the magnificent scrambling up Sphinx Ridge. Finishing off with an ascent of Westmoorland Crags to top out on the summit of Great Gable.

 

Enjoy the views down the Wasdale valley throughout the day whilst scrambling on excellent rock in superb surroundings.

 

The walk in for this is about an hour and a half and no climbing experience is needed. This is a full mountain day for those who love to be on the go. Scrambling on grade 2 ground for most of the day.

PERFECT FOR

The Big Day Mountaineer

Climb Height 150m. Summit 899m

Ratio 1:2

Suitable for Beginner & upwards
Price £200 Per Day
See FAQ For Prices & More Info
Great Gable Sphinx Ridge - Open Ascents
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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) £170 per day up to 1:6 ratio Summer & Winter Climbing / Scrambling (With ropes) £200 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 - 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. However 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.