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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...more
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17 Kirkfield Rise, Ambleside LA22 9DL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend Ruth and I, both retired, decided to challenge ourselves this year to climbing the highest peak in England. Although both experienced walkers, arranging for a guide to take us up Scafell pike was money well spent, and Mountain Journeys was an excellent choice....More

Thank Kate B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mark lead our family of four on a lovely day's climbing in August in the Lakes, we were a mixed ability group and he catered for complete novices to a young one looking to challenge herself outdoors. We always felt safe and enjoyed our sunny...More

Thank eoinmcmahon
Reviewed 1 week ago

By way of background I am working towards completing the Nuttalls (English and Welsh hills over 2,000 feet and with at least a 50 foot drop in all directions). Pillar Rock is the only one that can’t be simply walked up. As I’m in my...More

Thank PaulGraham99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The 5th time I have been out on the rock with Mark! I first climbed with him in Costa Blanca back in January and have been learning from him ever since, both there and it the lovely Lake District. Mark is extremely professional and experienced...More

Thank Rachel A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a Family Adventure Day - we were a party of 8, ranging in ages from 19 to 64, and of mixed ability and 'adventure-ness'. Had a great day out with Mark abseiling, scrambling and mountain climbing. The sun shone and everyone thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank AandAGoddard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arranged some pretty last minute abseiling for a group of 8 of us last week with Mark and he was brilliant from start to finish. Responsive and clear costs and instructions via email and a couple of days later, off we went! We were pretty...More

Thank Nikkia27
amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

That's fantastic to hear, thanks Nikki, we really appreciate you writing. It was a pleasure to meet you all. Hopefully see you all again next time you visit the Lakes

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had booked to do a day's scramble in the Esk Gorge as we wanted something a bit more adventurous, having done a couple of half day scrambles previously. There was a quick and thorough response to my initial email enquiry, followed up with a...More

Thank Rachel T
amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks very much Rachel, that's very much appreciated. So glad to hear you all enjoyed Church Beck. Hopefully see you all next year for another go at Esk Gorge. All the best

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Thanks so much to Mark for an amazing morning abseiling this week - it was a first time for all of us but you made us all feel very safe and at ease. Myself and Andrew are still speechless that the kids did this but...More

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amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wonderful to hear, thanks Julia. It was a real pleasure to meet you all and hope to see you again before too long

Reviewed 13 August 2018

We had an amazing afternoon gorge scrambling with Mark. He was brilliant with the kids, finding a perfect balance of letting them explore and enjoy the afternoon, whilst also calmly ensuring they were always safe. Would highly recommend.

Thank Alastair1972
amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

That's wonderful to hear you enjoyed the Gorge Scrambling. Thanks so much for writing. Hope to see you all again soon

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Fab scramble up Jacks Rake with the calm and encouraging support of Mark. Not only did he show me scrambling techniques but also pointed out rock features and interesting plants, as well has reminding me about forgotten map reading skills! A memorable day.

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amountainjourney, Owner at Mountain Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for this, so glad you enjoyed Jacks Rake and the whole mountain day. It was a pleasure

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Denise S
28 October 2015|
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