Rock climbing and scrambling course in Cumbria

Suitable for


Group size


Ideal length

1 day

When to go

All year round


From £ 50pp

If you are looking for a suitable rock climbing and scrambling course in Cumbria, More Than Mountains is the right choice for you. We have courses for different skill and experience levels. 

Imagine you have climbed a hundred metres on a sheer rock cliff. Just below, you can see the valley dotted with crags, crisscrossed by gushing streams. You can hear the sounds of nature amid the peaceful Cumbrian mountains while sharp cliffs beckon, challenging you to climb them.

So We have designed a course just for you to surmount these tempting heights. Our instructors will guide you up to a classic route and they will tell impart every bit of knowledge required for a successful rock climbing.

If you are a novice, there is a specially designed course for you and you will really love it.  However, in a multiday course, you’ll actually climb a variety of rock types. In the course, you’ll also learn the art of rescuing if someone is stuck or injured. 

Your guide

Jill and Nick

Just imagine you have reached a hundred metre above a perfect rock. Just below the immaculate pitch, you have just climbed you will see valley dotted crags and rushing streams. You will enjoy the peaceful sounds of Cumbrian mountain summers and sharp cliffs at height that will challenge your ego every time you see them.

Additional info

This course is for adults only.  You’ll not be charged extra for the climbing equipment.


  • Bespoke training
  • Meals in full day and multiday packages
  • Kits such as climbing hardware, ropes, harnesses, helmets and climbing shoes. 

Not Included

  • Meal and beverages in half day package


  • Bespoke adventure for you or your group.
  • Kit for borrowing

Not Included

  • Personal activity insurance

How to get there

By train

You can reach Abergavenny on the Cardiff-Manchester line by boarding hourly trains. The place is well-connected with all major cities.

By car

Cumbria is well-connected with all major cities in the UK. It is easily reachable by road and public transport is available.

Client reviews

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.

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