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Essential Winter Walking Gear: A Guide For UK Mountain Adventures

Walking in the winter mountains can be an amazing experience, but the snowy, icy and cold conditions that make it so rewarding also significantly add to the seriousness of the day, especially when you compare it to a day out … Continue reading

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Decoding Mountaineering Boots: What Are The B0, B1, B2 & B3 Categories All About?

Whether you are hiking in the mountains on a dry summer day, or whether you are roped up on a snowy technical mountain ridge, there are 2 things that connect you to the terrain – your feet. Having the correct … Continue reading

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How to fit crampons to your boots

  In today’s video, we will focus on fitting crampons to our boots. We’ll discuss three different types of crampons: C1, C2 C3 If you’re unsure about the type of boot you have, please refer to the video on our … Continue reading

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Multi-activity day (abseiling & canyoning)

An excellent combined day of abseiling, gorge scrambling and canyoning. Superbly hosted with just the right level of instruction, with the instructor recognising the appropriate level of ability of the group and the individuals within it.

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Multi-activity day (abseiling & gorge scrambling)

We all had a fantastic day! First time on the activities for most of us, but Si was very patient & encouraging. Highly recommend Lakeland Ascents! Amazing memories made. Thank you. :-D

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