It combines two of our most popular and exciting outdoor activities: The Ghyll/Gorge scrambling and the Honister Via Ferrata eXtreme course.
The Via Ferrata is a unique half-day experience which is among the most popular Lake District activities and for a good reason. It is a series of challenging exposed scrambles linked by; Metal ladders Wire bridges Cargo net The scrambling leads to one of finest viewpoints in the Lake District, the top of Fleetwith Pike. Check it out on Google...
Climb the Mine
(Underground Via Ferrata) Half Day
Climb the Mine is a completely unique experience that can be found nowhere else in the country! Set inside the Honister slate mine, Climb the Mine is an underground adrenaline filled adventure course travelling deep underground a Lake District Mountain. Tackle the steep Ladders, wire bridges, Tarzan swing, zip wire, etc. Based on the outside Via Ferrata course, you are...
Stand-Up Paddle Boarding
(SUP) Half Day
An outdoor water sports activity where a rider (you!) stands up on a large board and uses a paddle to move through the water. Derwentwater’s numerous islands, beautiful bays and sheltered river mouths provide a stunning background for your stand-up paddleboarding experience. With part of the lake a designated nature reserve there can be plenty of wild life around, so...
Honister Gorge Scrambling
The wetter the better for this activity. This fun packed half day activity will see you climbing, scrambling, wading, sliding, swimming and maybe even jumping your way up an amazing mountain Gorge. It’s physical and exciting, and everyone’s favorite! If you have never tried this before it’s a must do activity when you are in the Lakes.
Stonycroft Gorge Scramble
The ideal introduction to the amazing sport of ghyll scrambling. Include rock slides, dives and even jumps down waterfalls into plunge pools and is guaranteed to have you buzzing with adrenaline by the end of the scrambling experience. All the challenges will be set at an appropriate level for you, and there is no pressure to complete every part of...
Church Beck Gorge Scramble
The trip will include ascending a Lake District stream, slides, climbs and even jumps down waterfalls into the pools, and is guaranteed to have you buzzing with adrenaline by the finish. All the challenges will be set at the right level for you, and there is no pressure to complete every part of the ghyll – there is always another...
Esk Gorge Scramble
Gorge Walking is a more ‘extreme’ version of ghyll scrambling experience often known as Canyoning or gorge scrambling! You will be rock climbing, scrambling, diving and swimming through a natural gorge with some really physical moments as you climb up and under the waterfalls. We will cover swimming into and out of waterfalls, how to read the water, and how...
Lead Rock Climbing
For those who have climbed before (whether indoors or outside) and now want to develop the skills required to become fully self-sufficient on trad climbs, our fully qualified instructors provide a rock-climbing course which will take you through your first lead, show you how to perform simple rescues and help to improve your movement skills. The exact content of the...
For absolute beginners; This is a very practical day, with the entirety of the time spent out on the mountains learning and using the skills. Over the duration of the navigation course, you can expect to cover map symbols, scales, grid refs., pacing & timing to maintain position, compass work, contour interpretation. For those with some previous knowledge; We will...
Bridging the gap between walking and rock climbing, scrambling will mean you get your hands on the rock, scrambling up rocky steps, slabs, chimneys and arêtes to a mountain summit. No matter your previous mountain experience, we can plan and give you a great challenging day out. We will aim to plan a day with you which will enable us...
Derwentwater is ideal for water sports including canoeing and kayaking – there are four islands plus lakeshore coves to explore, as well as some jumps for the more adventurous. Once out on the water, we will adapt the activities to the group, playing games, jumping off jetties into the lake, explore through the nature reserve or coaching skills as you...
Eden River Trip
This section of the River Eden we paddle is 10km long and offers outstanding beauty with mainly grade I/II water and a few grade III rapids. This is the very best the River Eden has to offer.
Raft building is a fantastic team building exercise, which will certainly make great group memories! Teams as small as 4 begin by completing some simple fun team challenges to earn ‘points’ to buy their raft building materials. These challenges will be adapted by your instructor depending on your group. Once you have chosen what building equipment to spend your hard-earned...
Rock Climbing Taster
A rock-climbing course which include skills such as belaying, lowering, climbers calls and movement skills. Both rock climbing and abseiling are options at a wide variety of crags within and around the Borrowdale valley, and our local instructors take pride in tailoring the activities to meet your specific needs and abilities.
Middle Derwent River Trip
The Middle Derwent offers gentle rapids, stunning scenery and the opportunity to know how to control and manoeuvre your canoe on moving water. After a land-based safety briefing we will launch onto the water to learn basic canoeing skills. When you feel confident, and everyone is ready, we will set off on our river journey.
Canoe The View
“Derwentwater, the queen of the lakes nestled in the mouth of the Borrowdale valley. The most picturesque of all the National Parks waters.” With our fun and leisurely 3 hour canoe session, you will learn about basic canoeing and paddling techniques and journey into the quiet bays around the lake shores stopping off at some of the islands. You'll spot...
Canoeing sessions gives you another way to enjoy the national park, and from the water the size and grandeur of the mountains is given a whole new perspective, allowing you to enjoy the peace and quiet of the surroundings. Once out on the water, we will adapt the canoeing activities to the group, playing games, jumping off bridges into the...
Available rivers range from the very slow and easy to fast and furious white water, allowing us to run canoe and kayaking trips for all abilities. If you have NOT paddled before, we will run the trip in Canadian canoes, these are open boats with no top deck, paddled by 2 people. If you do have some kayaking experience, then...
Rock Climbing Progression / Multi Pitch Climbing
A full day of intensive Rock Climbing! Starting from the absolute basics of tying into the rope and improving your belaying, we will cover anchor placement, different climbing equipment, and go off on any skills tangents that crop up along the way. After improving your technique on a number of singles pitch routes, we will talk about and then tackle...
Caving trips in the Yorkshire Dales will be tailored to suit the groups abilities and requirements. For first time cavers we will concentrate on introducing basic caving skills as well as discussing the geology, flora and fauna associated with cave systems, and showing you the beautiful rock formations. For those looking for something even more adventurous we can then try...