Essential Information for the Lake District
Where do the courses take place?
All our courses are based around the Lake District (but we also work in other areas of the UK, eg the Peak District, north Wales, Yorkshire, the Scottish Highlands by arrangement). We choose a venue for each day depending on the aims of the day and the weather forecast. You will need to arrange your own accommodation, and we usually recommend Ambleside as a convenient location. Info and ideas can be downloaded here: Lake District travel and accommodation
The exception to this is the Cuillins of Skye - ideas and info can be downloaded here: The Cuillins of Skye accommodation & travel
How much will it cost?
1:1 - £200 per full day, £125 per half day
1:2 - £220 per full day, £135 per half day
1:3 - £240 per full day, £145 per half day
1:4 - £260 per full day, £155 per half day
1:5 - £280 per full day, £165 per half day
1:6 - £300 per full day, £175 per half day
Classic Rock Challenge and the Cuillins of Skye:
1:1 - £230 per full day
1:2 - £250 per full day
1:3 - £270 per full day
What about transport?
We will either arrange to meet you at the venue for the day, or we'll pick you up from your accommodation if you are based in the Ambleside or Windermere area.
What do I need to bring?
We provide all the specialist equipment for each activity. Each participant must come to the activity with the correct clothing - detailed downloadable equipment lists are available here:
Rock Climbing in the Lake District kit list
Mountaineering in the Lake District kit list
The Cuillins of Skye kit list
Classic Rock Challenge kit list (if you're doing it as a four-day or six-day challenge)
Winter Mountaineering & Climbing in the Lake District kit list
If you’re in Ambleside and need to buy any kit, try The Climbers Shop in Compston Road, where you’ll get a 10% discount if you mention that you are my client. You can also shop online at The Climbers Shop
Useful blog posts about equipment:
How To Stay Dry Whatever The Weather #1: Waterproofs