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We are a small, friendly company that specialises in tailoring courses to perfectly fit your needs. We offer personalised tuition in rock climbing and map reading and also multi-activity days for families and friends. Our courses are based...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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48 Devonshire Road, Ulverston LA12 9AJ, England
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+44 7984 410230
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a really great one day bespoke navigation course (for two people) with Jill from More than Mountains. I wanted something with some beginner learning but that also included more advanced navigation techniques to help us on mountain days. Jill was great before and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review and I am glad the skills you learned came in useful so quickly.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’m a 65 year old OS map fan, the best maps in the world. Jill opened my eyes to how truly fantastic they are ( using a magnifying glass ! ) I now want to pocket the electronic GPS as a back up and get...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Chris, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are really glad you enjoyed your private navigation course. It would be great to see you back on an advanced course after you have spent the year practising. Thanks...More

Reviewed 2 December 2018

We had a great day as a couple on a private Scrambling course. Simon our instructor was very patient and knowledgeable. Although we were taken a little out of our comfort zone there was always a safety first approach. Mission accomplished in that the day...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are very pleased to hear you had a great day and hope you enjoy your new found confidence and knowledge on scrambles in the future.

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

My son and myself spent a very informative and enjoyable day with Jill upon the one day beginners navigation course. Our objective for the day was to learn how to more effectively utilise an OS map, to be able to identify features to find our...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you so much for leaving us a review. We are glad you found the course worthwhile. We look forward to seeing you in the spring.

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Thank you Jill for a great day on the beginners navigation course. I was a complete beginner and this course has given me the confidence to venture out on my own. The group was small so we had plenty of opportunity to practice and Jill...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Thank you very much for writing a review. Small group size is something that is very important for us so I am glad you felt the benefits. Hope you enjoy exploring the countryside with your new skills.

Reviewed 26 August 2018

My boyfriend and I did a one-day beginners navigation skill course and we were very satisfied. My boyfriend was a total beginner and enjoyed it very much. I am quite used to read maps and hike on the hills but I still learnt A LOT...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. It was lovely to meet you both and we are very pleased that you both enjoyed the day. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 14 August 2018

Just a brilliant day for all of us. This was the highlight of our holiday. We were all pushed and challenged to a thoroughly enjoyable extent as we trekked in our waterproofs up the flow in the Langdales, absolutely sodden! From climbing a roped rockface,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review. We are really glad you all had such a great time. Looking forward to seeing you all again soon.

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

My friend Sam and I booked a two day private course with the intention of learning the skills necessary to move on to multi pitch climbing and also be guided up Troutdale Pinnacle. The weekend was everything we hoped for and more... Day one was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review Jim. We are so glad you both had a great weekend. Good luck with the climbing and we hope to see you again some time.

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Myself and two friends have just returned from a great two days with Gill on a private intermediate navigation course. Fantastic tuition, learnt so much, Gill is an exceptional teacher and good company too! Can’t wait to get out on the fells and practice everything...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Hi Caroline, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. I really enjoyed my weekend with you all as well. I look forward to running an advanced course for you all.

Reviewed 28 April 2018

I booked Nick for the third time (which hopefully tells you how much we have enjoyed his work), for half a day of kids climbing and a full day out in the fells. The kids climbing day was very wet but Nick kept four kids...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

Thanks so much for leaving us a review. We are glad you all enjoyed another two days out with Nick.

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