2 day - guided scrambling

Join us for two days of roped scrambling, where we will head into some technical ground and link up some of the best scrambles in the area


Instructor Ratio 1:2

1 person: £380

2 people: £205pp

Enquire for additional instructors, adhering to our ratios


Lake District Mountaineering offers a private guiding service for scrambling & mountaineering all over the national park.  For this service we engage local, active and experienced Mountaineering Instructors to support you on your journey and offer a high quality experience for LDM customers.

Join us for 2 days and experience a longer scrambling day, high up in the mountains on day 2. 

Something alpine in feel such as a ridge on The Napes or Pillar Rock as examples. 


These privates days work best for small groups and individuals that are looking for a more focussed experience towards achieving a technical mountain day or looking to complete a specific scramble. 


Our private guided days allow us to focus on you and your group, this allows for tailored instruction and coaching to take place.

On enquiry we will discuss your objectives and aspirations as well as your experience levels, this will allow for us to create a bespoke programme for you. 

The objectives you have may be achievable on enquiry or we may need to develop a working and professional relationship towards developing your skills and progression at a suitable pace. 

Alternatively, we are happy to offer this is as a one off scrambling experience, where we will take you into the mountains and introduce scrambling to you; coaching you and your party along the way. 

Scrambling is a fantastic way to explore the mountains, include a scramble as part of your mountain journey to create an exciting and memorable day in the hills.


Examples of scrambling itineraries:

Grade 1:

  • Striding and Swirral Edge

  • Blencathra: Hall's Fell Ridge & Sharp Edge 

  • Jack's Rake

  • Long Crag Buttress & The Bell


Grade 2

  • Langdale: Tarn Crag, Jacks Rake,

  • Harrison Stickle

  • Coniston Old Man: Brim Fell SLabs

  • The Napes: Thread the Needle and Sphinx Ridge


Grade 3:

  • Middlefell Buttress & Continuation

  • Pillar: Slab & Notch climb

  • Pinnacle Ridge

  • Dove Nest Crag & Cam Crag Ridge

  • Scafell & Broad Stand

The price of this day is inclusive of:

  • A qualified Mountaineering Instructor affiliated with AMI

  • Local & intimate knowledge of the venues

  • Technical equipment 

  • Professional coaching & instruction

  • Small ratios and focussed guiding

Read more about AMI here: About AMI


Grade 1 - 1:4 ratio

Roped Scrambling

1:2 Ratio - Grade 2/3

2 people per 1 instructor

Safety is paramount so no more than 2 people per 1 instructor in technical terrain.


A party larger than 2 will require multiple instructors for grade 3 - we can supply instructors adhering to our ratios - please enquire.  


No experience necessary 

A head for heights in beneficial


For grade 3 - it is beneficial if you can wear and fit a harness correctly

We can teach you how to do this ad show you how to tie in safely

We can run the day in line with your experiences and skillset and tailor the day for you. 


All technical equipment is provided. 

We will share kit lists with you during the booking stage

Harness & Helmet provided but

 you can bring your own

You will need to wear suitable outdoor clothing and suitable mountain footwear (boots)



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

We can select venues close to your accommodation where possible.

Example venues include: Pinnacle Ridge, Cam Crag Ridge, Middlefell Buttress, Crescent Climb, Jack's Rake etc

All dates, courses and sessions are displayed on our booking system.  Follow the book now button to view all of our availability and book your day.

Please request a date if our calendar doesn't match your availability

Please enquire for additional instructors - 1:2 ratio for safety in this terrain 

We may be able run at 1:3 in some scenarios

For further information and enquiries, please use the contact form 

Guided Scrambling
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The Napes
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We look forward to hearing from you and working towards your mountaineering ambitions and helping to achieve your goals. 

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