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Intro to Scrambling

mountain - Up to 4 people


For hillwalkers looking to progress their skills and venture into more exciting terrain and incorporate narrow ridges, airy buttresses and steep ascents into their mountain day.

This course will venture into graded scrambling terrain. We will cover aspects such as planning, guidebook interpretation and route finding. A rope isn't usually required on grade 1 and 2 terrain but we will teach you other methods of safeguarding yourself and others. Emergency ropework can be covered. 

Complete a classic scramble in the Lakes with an experienced instructor and take away the skills and knowledge to plan your own adventures. 

If you wish to undertake this course privately, please email us for dates and prices

What to bring

Waterproof Jacket

Waterproof Trousers

Fleece Mid Layer

Insulation (spare warm top)

Hat & Gloves

Mountaineering Boots/Sturdy Walking Boots

25-30L Rucksack


Lunch & Snacks

1 litre water (Minimum)

Personal Medication


*Provided by Lake District Mountaineering


Best suited to hill walkers looking for more adventurous walks in the Lake District


Meet on location

Introductions, briefings and kit issue

Planning, preparation, guidebooks and navigation considerations.

Mountain journey, grade 1 scrambling terrain for workshop style demonstrations and learning opportunities

Summit a mountain if appropriate

Walk out and debrief


Cancellation Policy


In the unlikely event we have to cancel, we will offer a full refund if an alternate date can't be offered.

Winter course conditions: It may be necessary to change the outline of the courses to offer general mountaineering/mountain skills programmes with part refunds.

We can also issue vouchers to be used on other events or sessions with us. 

Should you wish to cancel, we are flexible where possible and can possibly re-arrange dates for a more convenient time. If the cancellation is within 30 days then we reserve the right to issue a part refund and take a deposit of 50% for administration fees. If cancellation is within 14 days of the activity we reserve the right to retain the full amount.


If the activity cannot go ahead due to COVID regulations we will be able to offer a part refund. We would hold the right to retain a booking fee of £40 to cover administration costs; the remaining balance will be refunded. 

As a small business that relies on customer support - we would be grateful if you would accept a voucher to come back another time. 

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Where we'll meet

The meeting location is decided on the day.

We will be in touch to discuss meeting locations as we need to select a suitable venue dependant on weather conditions on the day

Lake District Mountaineering
£100 for adults

Sat, 12th Jun
09:00 - 17:00 · 4 spaces left
Sat, 17th Jul
09:00 - 17:00 · 4 spaces left
Sat, 7th Aug
09:00 - 17:00 · 4 spaces left

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