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“pillar rock”(5 reviews)
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Guided Mountain, Hill and Fell walking, and mountain skills training courses in the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. We are privileged to offer a range of bespoke guided mountain experiences in the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. Climb Scafell...more
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Hi I'm Pete, I consider myself an experienced hill walker who is interested in completing all the Wainright's and Birkett's in the Lake District . One of the Birkett's is Pillar rock, a peak that I considered scaling solo, after reading several posts advising against...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PeterG3278
AledB7, Owner at Abmountains, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Hi Pete, Thanks so much for the great review - it was a pleasure climbing with you! Best wishes, Aled

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

My partner and I had a fantastic 2 day scrambling course with Aled of ABMountains. We already had previous hill walking and scrambling experience but wanted to improve our skills to enable us to take on more advanced scrambles. Communication from the start was great...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BeccaT9011
Aled B, Owner at Abmountains, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hi Becca, thanks so much for your kind review - I'm glad you both enjoyed the course and found it useful! Thanks again for your booking, and hope to see you again soon. Aled

Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Fabulous day out to the top of Helvellyn under the watchful eye of a consummate professional. Would not hesitate to book again and may well be back later this year. Used September 2015.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank bristolblondie
Aled B, Owner at Abmountains, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Thanks Bristolblondie for your kind review! Looking forwards to seeing you again this year ?!?

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

My four adult(ish) sons and I tackled scarfell pike with the help of aled. Obviously he took full responsibility for the glorious weather and with hindsight we might well have made it unaided as it was such a glorious day. Well, maybe. That said, he...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank matthewbaylis
Management response:Responded 11 September 2017

Thanks for the review Matthew and kind words. It was a brilliant day, and I thoroughly enjoyed your company!

Reviewed 7 September 2017

I climbed Pillar Rock with Aled. The weather was horrific (!) but the adventure was epic. Friendly and professional service. No complaints. Was all good :)

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank jamesQ2194LC
Management response:Responded 11 September 2017

Thanks for the review James and kind words - yes, an epic day, and a proper adventure! Good luck with the rest of your challenge!

Reviewed 10 July 2017

A big thanks to Aled for his excellent guidance on my climb of Pillar Rock. The weather wasn't the best but this didn't detract from the enjoyment of the day. Just a shame that we didn't have the views to reward our efforts due to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Michael S
Management response:Responded 11 July 2017

Thanks for the great review Mick - what a great day! Aled

Reviewed 14 November 2016

Awesome day, great adventure Super guide. Aled was not only knowledgeable and competent but great company, I will be recommending abmountains to friends, walking and climbing a must.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank chrishume50
Management response:Responded 19 November 2016

Thanks Chris for the review, and for an unforgettable day out!

Reviewed 5 September 2016

I did a one day scrambling course with Abmountains followed by a day climbing Helvellyn via Striding Edge. I am a hill-walker but previously had not had the confidence to try this walk. I did a bit of research and found Abmountains who offer scrambling...More

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Date of experience: June 2016
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Management response:Responded 6 September 2016

Thanks Marilyn for such great feedback - two very memorable days in great company!

Reviewed 2 September 2016

A small group from The Irregulars LDWA were safely & expertly guided up to the summit and back down again by Aled and his team from ABMountains. A great day was had by all, thanks to Aled and his colleagues.

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Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank L4614HXjeffc
Management response:Responded 4 September 2016

Thanks for the review Jeff, it really was a pleasure to work with the Irregulars!.

Reviewed 30 August 2016

Our walking club contacted Aled from Abmountains to guide 8 fellwalkers up Pillar Rock. The Rock is hard to reach, being over 2000ft up on the side of Pillar Mountain, so we knew we were out for a long day, and prior to the event...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank crj562
Management response:Responded 1 September 2016

Thanks for the great review Chris, it was a pleasure to spend the day in the mountains with you and the rest of the club - great times!.

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