GUIDED

ROCK DAYS

CLIMBING &

SCRAMBLING

Reach your rock climbing goals this summer. Hire one of our rock climbing guides for a Lake District rock climbing experience to remember. Fancy some time scrambling, moving effortlessly in the mountains? We can do that too. Whether you are ticking off the classic rock routes, aiming for that one project of the year or simply want a safe and brilliant day out in the Lake District rock climbing, we can cater for you. From classic scrambling lines to high mountain fun, we have a day to suit your needs. Read below for recommended days on rock or enquire directly for your chosen goals.

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RECOMMENDED CLIMBS

LAKE DISTRICT

 
Troutdale Pinnicle

BORROWDALE

   BLACK CRAG

& TROUTDALE PINNACLE

105m

6 Pitch

1:2

Beginner

SSitting in the north of the Lake District, this absolute classic rock climb is a must for any climber of any grade. Just a short 20 minute walk in from the road, Troutdale Pinnacle and Black Crag give an impressive view over Derwent Water. A classic rock route and also holds 3 stars in our opinion is one of the finest climbs at this grade in the country. Enjoy your day with our guide as you climb on slabs, faces, walls and pinnacles to reach the top of this must-have Lake District climb.

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That Lasting Memory Climb

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£180 per day

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Gimmer Crag

LANGDALE

RAVEN

&

GIMMER CRAG

Up to 100m

Up to 6 pitches

1:2

Beginner - Pro

The Lake DsThese Lake District crags offer some of the best rock climbing in the Langdale valley. With classic lines and plenty of starred routes, there is a wide range of climbing to be had here, from the brilliant Middle Fell Buttress on Raven Crag or the harder Ash Tree Slabs and Bracket & Slabs on Gimmer Crag. With a walk in to Gimmer at 1 hour and Raven Crag at just 15 minutes, you can have a day of your choosing. These are the perfect places to experience just how good it can be on clean grippy rock. No experience is required for some of these climbs. So what are you waiting for? Let's get some Lake District rock climbing done!

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Pure Climbing Pleasure

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£180 per day

Needle Ridge

GREAT GABLE

THE NAPES

& NEEDLE RIDGE

115m

5 Pitches

1:2

Beginner - Pro

 Discover one of the Lake District's most historic climbing venues and the birth place of modern rock climbing. You will be moving on rock for most of the day from scrambling along The Climbers Traverse and Threading the Needle to the magnificent climb of Needle 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 climbing 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.

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The Big Day Mountaineer

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£180 per day

Gillercombe Buttress

GILLERCOMBE BUTTRESS

NORTH LAKES

200m

6 Pitches

1:2

Beginner

PERFECT FOR

The Novice Mountaineer

 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.

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£180 per day

Dow Crag

DOW CRAG

CONISTON

100m

7 Pitches

1:2

Intermediate

PERFECT FOR

The Big Atmosphere Feeling

Dow Crag is home to some of the most stunning lines in the southern Lake District with a contrast of buttresses towering over Goats Water there is a wide variety of climbs here for all your rock climbing needs. With routes up to 100m long and with up to 7 pitches of climbing this is a fantastic day out in the Lake District mountains, in a venue with a big atmospheric feeling. The walk in is just over one hour from the Walna Scar road, and we recommend that you have had some climbing experience previously to feel at home in the mountain setting.

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£180 per day

RECOMMENDED

SCRAMBLES

LAKE DISTRICT

 
Sphinx Ridge

GREAT GABLE

SPHINX RIDGE

THE

CLIMBER'S TRAVERSE

 

150m

1:2

Beginner

PERFECT FOR

The Big Day Mountaineer

 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.

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£180 per day

Langdale Scrambling

LANGDALE LINK UP

JACK'S RAKE

TARN CRAGS, PAVEY ARK & HARRISON STICKLE

 

350m

1:2

Beginner

PERFECT FOR

A Day To Remember

The Lake DsThe Langdale valley offers some of the best scrambling to be found in the Lake District and offers a huge amount of choice for all abilities. The link up of Tarn Crags, Jack's Rake and Harrison Stickle is just some of the brilliant scrambling on offer. Progress from basic movement to time on the rope by the end of the day as you move on through the scrambling grades. This is perfect for those who want to explore this popular valley on the path less trodden. The approach to the scramble takes around half an hour so you will be on rock very early in the day. You will be moving around on rock up to grade 3 with a rope and this is suitable for beginners under the excellent guidance of one of our guides.

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£180 per day

Lake District Scrambling

PINNACLE RIDGE

ST SUNDAY CRAG

150m

1:2

Intermediate

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Alpine Movement Day

The Lake DsPinnacle Ridge on St Sunday Crag is one of the most iconic scrambles in the Lake District. With continued movement on grade 3 ground on steep blocks and knife-edge ridges as you ascend this alpine style scramble. Brilliant photo opportunities are frequent on this scramble as you rope up for the 150m classic. As you ascend the pinnacles you will experience great views down Grisedale Valley and over to Helvellyn. This is the perfect scramble for those wanting to know what alpine movement is like. We summit St Sunday Crag 841m to finish off our day. The approach is roughly around one hour, and we are on grade 3 ground roped up from the start of the day.

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£180 per day

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CAM CRAG RIDGE

BORROWDALE

200m

1:2

Beginner

PERFECT FOR

The Beginner Scrambler

The Lake DsCam Crag ridge offers all weather options for scrambling in the Lake District, with a variety of route choices whilst you ascend up the 200m scramble. The buttress and ridge give amazing scrambling on clean rock at grade 3, however all the difficulties can be avoided or attacked depending on how you feel. This a great scramble for those who wish to learn along the way and take in the great views of the Langstrath valley in Borrowdale. The approach to this scramble is about an hour and a half and is suitable for beginners.

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£180 per day

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