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Bespoke Guided Scrambling - 1 Day

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. 

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:

  1. Striding and Swirral Edge
  2. Blencathra: Hall's Fell Ridge & Sharp Edge 
  3. Jack's Rake
  4. Long Crag Buttress & The Bell

Grade 2

  1. Langdale: Tarn Crag, Jacks Rake,
  2. Harrison Stickle
  3. Coniston Old Man: Brim Fell SLabs
  4. The Napes: Thread the Needle and Sphinx Ridge

Grade 3:

  1. Middlefell Buttress & Continuation
  2. Pillar: Slab & Notch climb
  3. Pinnacle Ridge
  4. Dove Nest Crag & Cam Crag Ridge
  5. Scafell & Broad Stand

The price of this day is inclusive of:

  1. A qualified Mountaineering Instructor affiliated with AMI
  2. Local & intimate knowledge of the venues
  3. Technical equipment 
  4. Professional coaching & instruction

What to bring

Waterproof Jacket

Waterproof Trousers

Fleece Layer

Spare Warm Top

Hat & Gloves

Boots/Approach Shoes 

Your boots need to be sturdy and supportive - we recommend a mid boot or approach shoe for scrambling as some climbing will be involved

Take a look at:

Scarpa Mescalito

La Sportiva TX4

30-40L Rucksack

Lunch & Snacks

1 litre water

Personal Medication


Equipment provided:



Technical equipment



No experience necessary, we can select suitable venues and tailor the day towards your experience and skill level.

If you have an objective in mind, please share your ideas with us and we can work with you to achieve your goals


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

Group discount available

£185 for adults

Mon, 11th Jul
09:00 - 17:00 · 4 spaces left
Tue, 12th Jul
09:00 - 17:00 · 4 spaces left
Wed, 13th Jul
09:00 - 17:00 · 4 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 day

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