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Discover Climbing Session

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 3 hours. From 9.00am or 1.00pm

Venues we use include:

  1. Sticklebarn Crag 
  2. Scout Crags 
  3. East Raven Crag 
  4. Woden's Face 
  5. Steel Knotts Bluff
  6. Upper Shepherd's
  7. 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. 

Please bring along suitable clothing to stay warm and dry for up to 3 hours outside. 

The price of this day is inclusive of:

  1. A qualified & experienced instructor 
  2. Local & intimate knowledge of the venues
  3. All technical equipment 
  4. Professional instruction, coaching & guidance 
  5. A private session - just you and your group

What to bring

Waterproof Jacket

Waterproof Trousers

Fleece Layer

Spare Warm top

Hat & Gloves

Walking Boots/Sturdy Trainers

Rock Shoes (optional) - these will have to be your own shoes

25-30L Rucksack

Lunch & Snacks

1 litre water (minimum)

Personal Medication


Equipment provided:




No experience necessary - the climbs and venue are beginner friendly and we can tailor the difficulty to the group throughout the session


We will send a full itinerary on booking - please look out for our email.

Group discount available

£120 per person

Tue, 26th Jul
09:00 - 12:00 · 8 spaces left
Wed, 27th Jul
09:00 - 12:00 · 8 spaces left
Thu, 28th Jul
09:00 - 12:00 · 8 spaces left



Cancellation Policy


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

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

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.

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


In the current COVID climate, here is our COVID stance and policy. 

Any booking that cannot go ahead due to Covid restrictions or national lockdowns will be given a full refund. 

In light of the successful vaccine roll out and easing of restrictions in England, we are not offering COVID refunds at this time. 

We take our health very seriously here at LDM, our instructors will wear face masks in close contact scenarios and we will regularly use hand sanitiser. Our instructors are double vaccinated and COVID aware, following all up to date information.

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Where we'll meet

The meeting location is decided on the day.

We will be in touch regarding the meeting locations and suitable venues for the day during the booking process We will send a full itinerary detailing all meeting locations for the session

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