From modern mixed lines, a great dry-tooling venue, and of course, the classic snow and ice routes the area is famous for, winter climbing in the Lake District has something for every winter climber. When the conditions are right it offers hundreds of accessible routes right across the region. Area’s such as Great End and Helvellyn are relatively reliable even in very lean winters. So why not give it a go? If you would like to arrange a day or two Winter Climbing in the Lake District, then please feel free to drop us a line!
Some previous climbing or mountaineering experience is desirable. Maybe you have a particular climb on your ‘bucket list’ that you’ve always wanted to do? Or, perhaps you are just curious to explore some of the great crags the Lakes has to offer? We will advise you on the level of ability required to tackle some of the countries greatest climbs and can offer training and coaching to help you get there. We strive to offer flexible, tailored instruction specific to your goals.
Winter Climbing in the Lake District works well on a 1:1 or 1:2 basis (instructor to participant) and can be booked from one to three days in duration.
Our pricing structure is based on a sliding scale with a reduced daily fee for every additional day booked. If you would like to reserve a contingency day around your preferred date/s in order to pick the best weather and conditions for your course or activity we may be able to arrange this for an additional fee. For more details, please see our pricing structure.
Please get in touch using the enquiry form on this page and we’ll get back to you with all of the details and a booking form for you to complete. We require a 30% deposit to secure bookings and full payment prior to your course or activity commencing. If you would like any more information or have a specific question, please use the contact form in the menu at the top of the page.
We will provide all of the technical climbing equipment, including a helmet and harness if required. If you have any of your own equipment that you would like to use, we will encourage you to use it as long as it’s suitable. It’s always good to use your own equipment as it will be familiar to you, and will help you to feel more comfortable. However, you will need to provide some personal items including a rucksack, waterproofs, suitable footwear, and a packed lunch.
Climbing Engineer’s Chimney on Gable Crag