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Mountain Journeys

17 Kirkfield Rise, Ambleside LA22 9DL, England
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Pillar Rock Scramble From The High Level Route

Met Mark at the Wasdale Head Hotel and proceeded up towards the Black Sail Pass. From Looking Stead... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
lancer128488067
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Derby, United Kingdom
Intro to Mountaineering

Having done lots of hill walking but wanting to increase our confidence in route finding and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MichelleBrighton
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Brighton
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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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17 Kirkfield Rise, Ambleside LA22 9DL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Met Mark at the Wasdale Head Hotel and proceeded up towards the Black Sail Pass. From Looking Stead we traversed the northern side of Pillar by the airy high level route. Upon reaching Robinsons cairn Pillar Rock dominated the landscape, our objective. Steadily we climbed...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having done lots of hill walking but wanting to increase our confidence in route finding and scrambling we booked a half day introduction to mountaineering with Mark. He was an extremely knowledgable guide who picked the perfect place to take us to do some scrambling...More

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amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks very much Michelle, this is wonderful to hear. So glad you both enjoyed the scrambling and learnt new skills. Hope to see you again soon

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked Mark for a day to guide us up Scafell Pike. It was a very successful and an interesting day. Mark was excellent with us and we thoroughly enjoyed our safe experience with him. He was great company and very knowledgeable. Great Fun, Thank...More

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amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks very much Sarah, we really appreciate your kind words. Such a great day we had and in splendid weather. Glad you enjoyed the fun route to the summit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked Mark for two days for me and my 8 year old daughter. He is extremely "guest aware" and tailored activities to suit. We both thoroughly enjoyed two well executed days. Mark is also easy company which is important when spending two days together....More

Thank Andrew S
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amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks very much Andrew, it was a pleasure to meet you both. Lovely to read such kind words. Hope to see you again soon

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a fantastic day hiking up Scafell Pike with Richie for my wife’s 60th birthday. From start to finish we both had a great day and it all went by too quickly. The weather was perfect which added to the day’s enjoyment and the...More

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amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

This is wonderful to hear, thank you so much for writing. Really pleased to know you both enjoyed the day, what a stunning day it was up there. We were all lucky to experience such amazing views. I've passed this on to Richie

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Reviewed May 4, 2018

Outstanding couple of days in North Wales in the company of Mark. Despite the poor weather conditions, Mark's energy and enthusiasm, combined with his extensive knowledge of the great outdoors, made for a very positive experience. Highly recommended!

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amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Fantastic, so glad to hear you enjoyed the trip, despite that rather challenging weather! Hope to see you again over the summer. Thank you

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

Right from first contact Mark has been an exceptional guide and mentor - having contacted several companies offering climbing trips on the Costa Blanca Marks obvious passion for the area stood out a mile!! From creating an amazing itinerary to helping us source a villa...More

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amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Wow, what can I say. Thank you all so much and for writing such a lovely review, much appreciated. We certainly enjoyed a fantastic 5 days of adventures with you. Wishing you many more fun adventures and hopefully see you again for more in Costa...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

Two couples -- not young and only modestly experienced American flat-landers -- had an outstanding time in the capable hands of partners Kate and Mark -- he handling the booking and advance logistics for our day in the hills above Ambleside, and Kate guiding us...More

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amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Thanks very much Jim, it's been a pleasure. So good to hear you all enjoyed the walking and your stay in the Lake District.

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

What a wonderful experience!.... My friend bought me a trip to the Lake District for my birthday and organised for Kate to take us up Scafell Pike. She was extremely helpful in rescheduling the day of our hike due to train issues and also making...More

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amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Fantastic to hear you both enjoyed your birthday trip to Scafell Pike. Thanks so much for sharing this and writing such kind words. We hope to see you again during your next visit to the Lake District

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Reviewed March 15, 2018

I had the most amazing three days on Costa Blanca with Mark and Kate. Mark was a brilliant guide - happy to cater to my abilities, knowledgeable and patient in teaching me everything I needed to know. I was lucky enough to have three stunning...More

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amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

That's fantastic to hear, thanks so much. So glad you enjoyed the trip and all the climbing. Hope you get some fun adventures in during the summer too

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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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