sharp edge - blencathra
Hire a guide for the Sharp Edge. A one day guided experience with a qualified guide across the ridges of Blencathra.
Instructor Ratio 1:6
1 person: £170
2 people: £180 (£90pp)
3 people: £195 (£65pp)
4 people: £220 (£55pp)
5 people: £250 (£50pp)
6 people: £270 (£45pp)
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.
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.
This day is focussed on Blencathra - Hall's Fell Ridge & Sharp Edge
Starting from Threlkeld we make our way to the base of Hall's Fell Ridge. This is a great ridge and gets us moving across scrambling terrain.
The ridge tops out directly on the summit.
From here, we descend down to Scales Tarn and onto Sharp Edge. This is the main event.
We make our descent via Doddick Fell.
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.
All scrambles on this day are grade 1.
The price of this day is inclusive of:
A qualified Mountaineering Instructor affiliated with AMI
Local & intimate knowledge of the venues
Professional coaching & instruction
Small ratios and focussed guiding
Read more about AMI here: About AMI
1:6 Ratio - Grade 1 scrambling
Safety is paramount so no more than 6 people per 1 instructor in grade 1 terrain.
A party larger than 6 will require multiple instructors - we can supply instructors adhering to our ratios - please enquire.
No experience necessary
A head for heights in beneficial
The days are progressional and we are looking to build confidence in technical ground and on the scrambles.
All ridges are grade 1 scrambles
All technical equipment is provided.
We will share kit lists with you during the booking stage
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.
This itinerary is selected to showcase the best of the Lakes scrambles and experience the classic ridges of Blencathra
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 - 1:6 ratio for safety in this terrain
For further information and enquiries, please use the contact form
We look forward to hearing from you and working towards your mountaineering ambitions and helping to achieve your goals.
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