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Lake District Rock Climbing

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Lake District Rock Climbing

ISM offer Lake District Rock Climbing courses for anyone possibly wanting to try rock climbing outdoors for the very first time, through to someone wanting to develop their skills to become more independent or someone wanting to prepare to their alpine trip with objectives such as the Matterhorn or Eiger in mind.

The Lake District is steeped in climbing history and is a fantastic place to explore combining valley and road side crags that are very accessible to high mountain crags and summits for more adventurous mountain days and alpine preparation weekends.

Our Rock Climbing courses in the Lake District can be run as single days whilst you're here in the Lake District on holiday or over any weekend or numbers of days depending on the course and/or days and dates to suit you.

The Lake District has also any number of options when it comes to accommodation from camping through to B&B style accommodation and hotels.

Please give us a call here in the Lake District to talk through any objectives you may have or help when considering our courses so that we can help you plan your day or weekend course.

Rather than running courses on set dates, we arrange activities for individuals and groups at mutually convenient times.

Costs

We generally work with groups of one or two people but can also cater for larger groups. The rates charged (for instruction and use of all technical equipment) are as follows (please ring for larger groups):

WEEKDAYS - 1 person - £220 per day; team of two - £130 each per day.

WEEKENDS/BANK HOLIDAYS - 1 person - £240 per day; team of two - £140 each per day.

We are happy to suggest accommodation in local areas.

Testimonials For ISM

Terry was a wonderful guide and made everything fun, laid-back and an overall good experience. I would be happy to ski or climb with him again. All the logistics in Leysin and in Italy went smoothly. A really nice time.

KL (2017)
Advanced Ski Touring Skills (Instructional Course)

Summiting Mont Blanc was an important milestone for me which I am grateful to all at ISM. Particularly Terry, who is the ultimate professional never compromising on safety. Max is a pure gem with wonderful guidance and outstanding people skills in abundance.Altogether a brilliant week!

David (2017)
Mont Blanc Ascent

"I loved the course and Terry was great. I learned a lot and had a lot of fun and feel confident and secure in my technique".

BT
Summits & Skills 4000m (Instructional Course)

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Matt Stygall

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Originally from the flatland of Norfolk, Matt soon escaped to the highlands of Scotland, to cut his teeth on the Scottish winter climbing scene there. He then worked full time at Plas Y Brenin in North Wales…

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