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More than Mountains

48 Devonshire Road, LA12 9AJ, England
+44 7984 410230
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Brilliant tuition from Gill in the beautiful Lakes

Myself and two friends have just returned from a great two days with Gill on a private intermediate... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Caroline B
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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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Kids climbing and snowy Striding Edge

I booked Nick for the third time (which hopefully tells you how much we have enjoyed his work), for... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
lovethehills74
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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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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 throughout the Lake District. Come and try rock climbing, navigation courses, gorge walking, winter mountaineering, abseiling or a guided walk.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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48 Devonshire Road, LA12 9AJ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and two friends have just returned from a great two days with Gill on a private intermediate navigation course. Fantastic tuition, learnt so much, Gill is an exceptional teacher and good company too! Can’t wait to get out on the fells and practice everything...More

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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Caroline, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. I really enjoyed my weekend with you all as well. I look forward to running an advanced course for you all.

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

I booked Nick for the third time (which hopefully tells you how much we have enjoyed his work), for half a day of kids climbing and a full day out in the fells. The kids climbing day was very wet but Nick kept four kids...More

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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

Thanks so much for leaving us a review. We are glad you all enjoyed another two days out with Nick.

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Wanted more scrambling experience and confidence on terrain I didn't think I could safely manage. Nick led me and my partner up striding edge on Helvelyn giving useful tips and reassuring comments on the way. We both learnt lots and our confidence is now booming....More

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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. Hope you have fun using your new-found knowledge.

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Just completed a one day navigation course run by Jill. It was really good. Very informative and I learnt a lot. Jill was really patient and had a great teaching style, patience with a sense of humour. Will now put in to practice what we...More

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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

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

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Nick was a perfect instructor for out 14 and 11 year old daughters. They grew in confidence and had a great time. They tried three different climbs and abseiled at the Bowderstone. We did a morning which was three hours and felt like enough as...More

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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. Really glad your daughters enjoyed their half day of rock climbing. Hope to see you all back again soon.

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Introduction to navigation course led by Jill. “Bloody fantastic”!, it was a fantastic day. Jill is truly an expert and an excellent (tough but fair) teacher. I intend to practice what I learned with a view to booking the intermediate course. Cannot recommend highly enough.

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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. Really glad you enjoyed your day. We look forward to seeing you back again soon.

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Reviewed 22 November 2017

My wife and I undertook the two day Intermediate Navigation course near Coniston on the weekend of 18 November 2017. The course was led by Jill who proved to be an excellent leader throughout the two days. We decided to take the course to improve...More

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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are really glad you enjoyed the course. Hope you enjoy walking the Coast to Coast next year.

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

I have just completed an excellent 2 day navigation course in the Lake District led by Jill. I highly recommend this course to anyone who wants to learn key navigational skills to make walking more adventurous. Jill was incredibly focused on imparting her enthusiasm and...More

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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2017

Thank you very much for leaving such a lovely review. Have fun exploring further afield with your new skills.

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Fantastic day out and Jill was a great instructor. Being a complete novice to using ordnance survey maps I was hoping to learn a few things about navigation but came away from the day with a really thorough understanding of how to use OS maps....More

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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thank you for the lovely review. Have fun exploring with the help of your new map reading skills :-)

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Superb. Nick is a fantastic instructor, really informative and friendly. We managed quite a lot of different climbs with varying difficulty so it was a really fun day. Highly recommend. Already planning on booking on next level course. My girlfriend had dislocated her elbow prior...More

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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

Thanks for leaving us a review. We are really glad you enjoyed your day. We look forward to seeing you again.

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