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Try Climbing Outdoors

Lake District - Level 1 : Instructional Course

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Try Climbing Outdoors

Lake District - Level 1 : Instructional Course

Come and try outdoor rock climbing for the first time, in a safe and fun learning environment here in the beautiful Lake District

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Try Climbing Outdoors 2

Course Highlights

Try climbing outdoors for the first time here in the Lake District

Learn the basic rock climbing skills in a fun and safe environment

Days and weekends tailored to suit individuals or groups

Expert instruction and coaching from experienced ISM Guides

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Please call +44 (0) 1539 721561 for availability

Meet the Team

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Steve Monks

ISM DIrector and IFMGA British Mountain Guide

​A well known international climber, Steve has climbed and explored all over the world.

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Tommaso Dusi

IFMGA Italian Mountain Guide

Tommaso is a an experienced Italian mountain guide and regular year-round ISM team member. He loves the mountains and helping people to connect and find happiness in nature.

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Matt Stygall

IFMGA British Mountain Guide

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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Carlo Cosi

Carlo Cosi

IFMGA Italian Mountain Guide

Carlo Cosi was born in Padua, northern Italy, and has been a Guide since he was 23. He is a National Climbing Instructor and has a degree in Physical Education.

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Max Cole

Max Cole

IFMGA British Mountain Guide

Max has been rock climbing, mountaineering and skiing for over forty years. He has climbed in New Zealand, Yosemite, Morocco, Norway and extensively throughout the European alps and within the U.K.

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Testimonials For ISM

Learned loads and acclimatised well during the course. Its obviously been very carefully planned. Guiding and Instruction was excellent. Anders was fantastic throughout and made the whole course really good fun. A very professional instructor with a great sense of humour. Highly recommended.

Leigh Ritchie
Summits & Skills 4000m (Instructional Course)

Thanks for a fantastic week. It was really one of the best things I have ever done. I learned a lot during the week, not only about climbing technique, but also about attitude.

Lachlan MacGregor
Bernese Oberland 4000ers

Eira, Myself and Gabriel had a wonderful time in Switzerland with Pat and Ross - thank you very much. It was well worth the wait.

Timothy Selvage
Classic AlpinISM (Instructional Course)

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