discover climbing

Beginner and taster climbing sessions for all.  Perfect for groups and families looking to experience rock climbing/abseiling.

Instructor Ratio 1:8​

Up to 4 hours

Price per group

1 or 2 people £120

Up to 4: £45pp

Up to 6: £40pp

Up to 8: £35pp

Enquire for groups exceeding our ratios for a quotation 


This is a half day rock climbing session.


It will allow you the opportunity to climb at a Lake District Crag and experience the thrill of being a rock climber.


Your instructor will set up top rope systems for you to climb the wall, and be lowered back down once at the top. This is a safe and fun method to discover climbing. The difficulty can be tailored specific to the level of the group as all the climbs are rigged by the instructors on site.


During the day it may be possible to learn some new skills such as belaying, tying in and abseiling.


This activity will run for up to 4 hours.

From 9.00am or from 1.30pm


Venues we use include:

  • Sticklebarn Crag

  • Scout Crags

  • East Raven Crag

  • Woden's Face

  • Steel Knotts Bluff

  • Upper Shepherd's

  • Thornhow Crag ​


We will provide all harnesses, helmets and technical equipment. We do not provide rock shoes - trainers or boots are fine - but if you have your own rock shoes then please bring them along as they will help.

The price of this day is inclusive of:

  • A qualified & experienced instructor 

  • Local & intimate knowledge of the venues

  • All technical equipment 

  • Professional instruction, coaching & guidance 

  • A private session - just you and your group


1:8 Ratio - 8 people on this session

Our instructors can rig enough lines to accommodate 8 climbers


You will climb in teams of 3/4 people. 





No experience necessary

This is a taster session and will allow you to experience rock climbing and abseiling

Please contact us to discuss any queries 


We will share kit lists with you during the booking stage

Harness & Helmet provided

You will need to wear suitable outdoor clothing and have appropriate mountain footwear 

Rock shoes are helpful but you will need your own.  Trainers/boots are fine to climb at these venues.


Our venues are carefully selected and tailored to get the most out of the day. 

All venues are suitable for beginner climbers and the difficulty can be tailored


Please enquire

Subject to instructor availability we can run these sessions on any day between 1st March & 1st December

We will supply an instructor for you and your group

Session times:

9:00am meet for 9:30am start 

1:30pm meet for 2pm start

Sessions are up to 4 hours long

Lower Scout Crag
Lower Scout Crag

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Slate quarries
Slate quarries

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Borrowdale Rock
Borrowdale Rock

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Lower Scout Crag
Lower Scout Crag

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WhatsApp: 07458353048

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cancellation policy

If cancellation occurs within 30 days of the course or activity, we will retain 50% of the full price (your deposit).

If cancellation is within 14 days of the activity we will retain the full amount.