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Guided Scafell Pike

Book our guided service for Scafell Pike.

Here at LDM, we know the mountain intimately and we have guided hundreds of walkers safely to the summit of England’s highest mountain.

Our guides are knowledgeable, safe and experienced on the mountain and know the terrain well so you're in good hands for your trip.

We have three starting locations for this walk.

1: Wasdale. National Trust lakeside car park.

This is the shortest route up to the summit. A steep climb to Hollowstones and Lingmell Col offers a scenic ascent. 

Good for families and beginner walkers - the walk under the Scafell Crags is stunning! 

Up to 6 hours walking.

2: Seathwaite, Borrowdale.

This is a longer climb, taking in Esk Hause and climbing over Ill Crag & Broad Crag before summiting Scafell Pike, returning via the Corridor route.

Good for those looking for mountain immersion or have done some mountain walking beforehand.

Up to 7 hours walking.

3: Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, Langdale.

The longest ascent of the mountain, through the valley of Mickleden and up Rosset Gill, this will get you up to to Esk Hause and over the large plateau to Scafell Pike.

Good for those looking for a big challenge, with good fitness levels. 

Up to 8 hours walking. 

This service is offered to all, whether you wish to climb:

• On a day of your holiday

• In the Winter

• In the dark for sunrise

• Or be on the top for sunset

• And even if you need a guide for this section of the three peaks challenge...

LDM is here to make it happen.

A guided walking day is 5+ hours long. We meet for 9:00am and should arrive back at the cars for 3:00pm - this is a six hour day meaning we can reach the high fells and provide a full itinerary for the day.

Half day walks are available on request.

Contact us today to request a date and start your journey to England’s highest mountain.

The price of this day is inclusive of:

  1. A qualified Mountain Leader (or higher award) affiliated with Mountain Training Association 
  2. Local & intimate knowledge of the venues
  3. Technical equipment 
  4. Professional coaching & instruction
  5. A private trip - just you and your group

What to bring

Waterproof Jacket

Waterproof Trousers

Fleece Mid Layer

Spare Warm top

Hat & Gloves

Walking Boots

25-30L Rucksack

Lunch & Snacks

1 litre water (minimum)

Personal Medication


Walking Poles (optional)


No experience necessary, we can select a suitable route on the mountain in relation to your experience, fitness and expectations.

You need to be fit enough to carry a rucksack uphill and walk over rough terrain for 6/7 hours


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

Group discount available

£160 per person

Mon, 11th Jul
09:00 - 17:00 · 8 spaces left
Tue, 12th Jul
09:00 - 17:00 · 8 spaces left
Wed, 13th Jul
09:00 - 17:00 · 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 start point for this walk - whether you want to ascend from Borrowdale, Wasdale or Langdale. We will discuss your options with you on booking. We will send a full itinerary detailing all meeting locations for the day

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