Classic Lake District Mountains

Walking in the Lakeland mountains with the Scafells behind - Chris Ensoll Mountain Guide

Please check out the Essential Info for the Lake District page for info on dates, equipment, locations, accommodation, transport, and costs.

Is this the course for me?

Whatever your level of previous experience, from none to extensive, we will design a programme to suit.

What level of fitness do I need?

Fitness level 1: you exercise regularly through the week for short periods, and regularly do more eg a half day walk in the hills at the weekend.
Fitness level 2: you exercise regularly through the week – running, walking, cycling or playing sports. You can sustain a raised heart rate for a 45 minute run or a 2 hour bike ride. You can walk in the mountains or climb all day, but feel tired at the end.

What does the course cover?

This course gives you the opportunity to explore some of the iconic Lakeland mountains. Possibilities include:

  • the four mountains over 3000 feet - Scafell, Scafell Pike, Helvellyn and Skiddaw

  • the classic horseshoes - Langdale, Kentmere, Fairfield, Coniston, etc.

What's the maximum ratio?


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