mountain rock

Guided climbing high up in the Lake District, experience the mountain crags such as Scafell, Pillar, Gable, Gimmer & Grey Crags. 


Instructor Ratio 1:2

Private Day

1 person: £200

2 people: £110pp 

Enquire for additional instructors, adhering to our ratios

1:2 ratio



Our private guided days allow us to focus on you and your climbing partner, 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. 

This experience is designed to get you onto multi pitch climbs and experience longer routes, high up in the mountains. 

The aim is to get up high and climb in the mountains.  Generally climbing up to VS 4c and using some of biggest crags in the Lake District.  For a full climbing adventure then join us on this day, or book multiple days for a great adventure. 


We will match the climbs and venues to your aspirations and expectations - venues we use include:

  • Dow Crag 

  • Napes Needle 

  • Tophet Wall 

  • Gimmer Crag 

  • Bowfell Buttress 

  • Grey Crags 

  • Pillar Rock

  • Scafell Crag

And more! 


There is a lifetimes worth of climbing just in the Lakes.

This is a private guiding service for rock climbing 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.


Get in touch if you have a climb in mind or need some guidance towards choosing a route for you!

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



1:2 Ratio - 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 - we can supply instructors adhering to our ratios - please enquire.



Some climbing experience is beneficial

It will help to have some knowledge of technical gear and systems but we will take the day at your pace and build on any prior knowledge or current skillset

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 have your own rock shoes

Click here for a rock shoes buyers guide


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.

Mountain cragging is our favourite sport in the Lakes! 

Please use the book now button to make an enquiry for a guided day and check our availability to book a day with LDM

This day is bespoke and can run on any date - subject to instructor availability 

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

For further information and enquiries, please use the contact form 

Kettle Crag
Kettle Crag

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Shepherd's Crag
Shepherd's Crag

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Troutdale Pinnacle
Troutdale Pinnacle

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Kettle Crag
Kettle Crag

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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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