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Mountain Journeys

17 Kirkfield Rise, Ambleside LA22 9DX, England
+44 7971 622616
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Families-Book these guys!

Took a group of 6 in the family ranging from 7-47 years old. Mark organised challenging but doable... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Carlthered
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
A wonderful day out climbing with Mark.

After having climbed with Mark in Spain in February, I was very happy to hear that he had a day... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
stigfender
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Bergen, Norway
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Mountain adventures are our speciality. Whether it be Family Adventure, Guided Walk, Navigation course, Rock Climbing, Rock Scrambling, Gorge Scrambling, Canyoning, Abseiling, or any combination of these, we’re here to help ensure you experience the very best of Lakeland's great outdoors. Single day walk or longer itineraries, we can build a bespoke package that's just for you.
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Took a group of 6 in the family ranging from 7-47 years old. Mark organised challenging but doable day of Gyll Scrambling, Climbing and Abseliling. The day was fantastic from start to finish, Mark guided us superbly, flexed the day to fit the times and...More

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amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Thanks so much for this, we really appreciate you taking the time to write and such kind words too. Was a pleasure to spend the day showing you the Lake District

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

After having climbed with Mark in Spain in February, I was very happy to hear that he had a day available for my stay in Ambleside. We spent the day at Raven Crag in Langdale, climbing several classic longer trad routes. Mark is a knowledgeable...More

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amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Dear Stig, many thanks for taking the time to write another lovely review for us. Really glad to hear you enjoyed the rock climbing we did in Langdale, I had a great time too. Look forward to catching up with you again in Spain in...More

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We had a great day with Mark . The weather was against us but Mark made it a memorable day . A morning of climbing followed by an afternoon of mine exploration. With children from 5 -14 Mark made it a day for everyone. We...More

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amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thanks so much, it was a pleasure to meet you all and show you some of the Lake District and its rock climbing and adventures. We look forward to seeing you all again next time

Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

My husband & I booked Kate as our guide to climb Scafell Pike. It was our first mountain climb and we were a bit nervous but Kate was amazing, she kept us going at a nice steady pace. Her smile & enthusiasm helped along the...More

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amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you so much for writing. Great to hear you enjoyed Scafell Pike. We look forward to seeing you both again for more mountain days

Reviewed 26 July 2017

Mark took myself and my son (11 yrs) out on an "Introduction to Scrambling" course. I wanted to learn the basics in order to safely go on more adventures with my son in the future. We had two days out on the hills and we...More

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amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thanks so much for writing, we really appreciate it. So glad to hear you both enjoyed the course and all the scrambles we did around Coniston and Langdale

Reviewed 17 July 2017

Kate arranged 2 guides for us Mark and Jim who met us at out hotel in Ambleside first thing, briefed us and ran through kit list and safety before setting off. We had a great day both Mark and Jim did a good job keeping...More

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amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Many thanks Andy, it was a pleasure to meet you all. Despite the wind and rain what a great day we had. We look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 15 July 2017

3 different walks, 3 different guides but all were friendly, informative and very helpful. Originally booked just the 2 walks (Scafell Pike and Snowdon) but when a different activity with a different company fell through I contacted Mark to see if he could help me...More

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amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thanks Matthew, that's fantastic to hear. And thanks for writing, hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 27 June 2017

Mark, as always was helpful from the very moment I contacted him saying myself and my partner wanted to come down and learn some pitch setup skills with him. He discussed all the possibilities we could work on and even adapted the weekend as it...More

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amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thanks very much Allan. It's great to hear you're now using those skills and getting out rock climbing. All the best

Reviewed 26 June 2017

Arranged a half day rock climbing session with Mark for my daughter as a (late) birthday present. She enjoyed it very much - it was quite tough at times but she stuck at it, and Mark's manner was patient, friendly and confidence-inspiring. Not expensive either....More

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amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thanks very much, that's really great to hear. Hope to see you both again over the summer / autumn

Reviewed 21 June 2017

Had a great days scrambling with Mark in the Langdale Pikes.....Started with the grade 3 scramble on Tarn Crag from the Stickle Tarn Path.....The plan was then to do the grade 2 on Harrison Stickle but I decided to include Jacks Rake....why not. Great way...More

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amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thanks very much for your kind words, much appreciated. Glad you enjoyed the rock scrambling in Langdale. Hope to see you again soon for more

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Denise S
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Response from amountainjourney | Property representative |
Hi Denise, Many thanks for your enquiry. I have tried replying to your e-mail but keep getting a failure notice, please accept my apologies. We don't have set dates for walks as everything is arranged on demand. Price for... More
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