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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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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I took our son Harry (age 4) for his first ever climb with Nick back in October last year (2016). We had such a great experience that we booked another half days climbing session with Nick during the Easter break this week....More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We've loved meeting Harry and hope to see him lots more in the future.

Reviewed 10 November 2016

We have previously spent a full day with Nick during our Summer 2016 holidays, and went back for a half day on our recent half-term visit to the Lakes. This time we only did the ghyll scrambling up Stickle Gill in Langdale, just west of...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review James. We are really glad you enjoyed the day. Ghyll scrambling is a great rainy day activity. Hope to see back next year.

Reviewed 2 September 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed the two days of climbing that we had with Nick, he is very professional and caters to whatever ability you are. He knows all of the routes by heart and gave lots of good advice about different techniques and movements to use...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

Thanks for the review. Really glad you enjoyed your two days of rock climbing. Hope to see you again soon :-)

Reviewed 22 August 2016

Climbed with Nick before on a previous trip to the Lake District, decided to do another two days climbing and had a fantastic two days. Great variety in climbs completely tailored to our ability, not only improved with actual climbing but had a great insight...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Really glad you enjoyed your two days of climbing with Nick.

Reviewed 20 August 2016

We went out for a private day of rock climbing, expertly guided by Nick. The four of us have all spent time climbing indoors but this was our first foray into the world of outdoor climbing. We were initially concerned as to how we would...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are really glad you enjoyed the day and look forward to seeing you again. Jill and Nick

Reviewed 4 July 2016

We went on the 2 day intermediate navigation course with Jill. It was an excellent course with 2 days of navigation and walking in the Coniston area. Jill is a fantastic teacher. We came away from the course have learnt a great deal about reading...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2016

Thank you very much for your lovely review. I hope you have been putting your new skills to good use :-)

Reviewed 28 June 2016

On a previous trip to the Lakes, we set up a day with Jill to better learn how to navigate using our OS maps. It was a marvelous day, and we learned so much that on our next trip, we scheduled another day (this time...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. I will start planning Part 3 :-)

Reviewed 12 June 2016

I went for the half day Ghyll Scrambling with my friend, in a beautiful location (Stickle Gill in Langdale). We walked from the car park up Stickle Gill navigating the stream by climbing over rocks and through water. I felt very safe with our instructor...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2016

Thank you very much for your review. We are really glad you enjoyed your ghyll scrambling and we look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

This was a great experience, seeing the mountains and lakes from all angles is something we will remember forever. Thank you Nick and Jill

Date of experience: May 2016
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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2016

You are very welcome. Glad you enjoyed your course and thank you for taking the time to leave a review.

Reviewed 9 May 2016

My wife and I arranged a day with Jill to learn how to use the OS Maps for walks around the Lake District. The process to set up the day was easy and working with Jill was a delight. She provided great background on what...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2016

Thank you so muh for leaving a review. I'm really glad you enjoyed your personalised course - I hope your new map reading skills were useful for the rest of your holiday. See you next year :-)

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