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Ghyll Scrambling - In the water with jumps, slides, climbing and abseils - Keswick/Langdale/Coniston Via Ferrata - Climb high on Fleetwith Pike at Honister slate mine - Via Ferrata Xtreme/Classic/Climb the Mine Quarry Quest - Wet and dry adventure...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Keswick, England
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

This is great fun for the whole family or for a bunch of friends! We started the day with a long abseil - it was a bit wet but it didn't stop us! Then moved to the other side of the quarry for a shorter...More

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Ken M, Owner at Odyssey Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review Helen, it was great to see you again and have such a brilliant time with your group, well done to all who came along! Cheers Ken

Reviewed 12 August 2018

Four of us had a great day out with Ken and Odessey Adventure Easy communication at the start, both for what we need to bring and where to meet up. Ken was well kitted out, with all the equipment we needed for the day. Started...More

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Ken M, Owner at Odyssey Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review Pete, I'm pleased you enjoyed your abseiling experience, great to see you again and have such a good day out Cheers Ken

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Booked a last minute weekend away to the Lake District with my boyfriend and was looking for some activities to do other than the lovely walks. I stumbled across the idea of ghyll scrambling online and ended up booking with Odyssey Adventures. What I can...More

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Ken M, Owner at Odyssey Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, I am pleased you enjoyed your ghyll scrambling experience. It was great to meet you and have an such enjoyable session - hope to see you again!

Reviewed 23 June 2018

We (4 young men) had a Fantastic day on the Via Ferrata Extreme with Ken - he's a brilliant bloke, inspires confidence, is very knowledgable, but most of all, is an all round nice guy! Highly recommended!

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Ken M, Owner at Odyssey Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Daniel for your review, it was great to meet you and your group and have such an enjoyable day out with you I hope to see you again on another adventure

Reviewed 29 April 2018

Staff great & well organised. Relaxed, friendly approach to the whole thing. Good value for money experience. Full explanation given. I received this as a present but will defo do it again. The transporter bridge is an excellent venue with plenty of parking.

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Ken M, Owner at Odyssey Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Hi Thank you for your review, it was great to meet you at the Transporter Bridge Well done on completing the abseil! its great to hear that you enjoyed your experience We hope to see you again on another adventure Kindest regards Ken

Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We foolishly decided to do this as part of a stag do weekend to the Lakes. After a night of merriment we Joined Ken and trekked up the mountain feeling worse for wear. However, as soon as we set foot on those old slatey hillsides...More

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Ken M, Owner at Odyssey Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Hi Gareth Thank you for your review, it was great to meet you and your group and also to hear that we are giving people a good experience well done to everyone on stepping up to the mark at the via ferrata. It was a...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic experience today, made even better by the wonderful team at Odyssey Adventures. Last minute changes and add ons were no trouble at all. Your amazing, friendly staff made today’s experience one to remember. Lots of knowledge about the bridge and the surrounding...More

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Ken M, Owner at Odyssey Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Hi Sarah Thank you for your review, it was great to meet your group and also to hear that we are giving people a good experience well done to everyone on completing the abseil and for raising so much money for Seaton United We hope...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Had an absolutely brilliant time, Ken is a fantastic instructor, very patient and helpful. The location was excellent, and I had a great day. I would definitely recommend to others and would use Odyssey Adventures again.

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Ken M, Owner at Odyssey Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank you Mark, It was great to meet you and your family and see you take so well to the climbing, I hope to see you again at some time in the future Kindest regards Ken

Reviewed 17 October 2017

A amazing afternoon. Climbing was a lot of fun. Did things I didn't expect I could do. Ken was a fab instructor. Thank you!More

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Ken M, Owner at Odyssey Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Hi Joanne Thank you for your review, it was great to meet you at your climbing taster, thanks for coming along and well done at completing the challenges that were set for you. I hope to see you again sometime for more climbing or another...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Another awesome day out with ken and odyssey adventure doing Via Ferrata Xtreme at Honnister! I did this adventure with my dad, aunty and sister (age 11) and we thoroughly enjoyed every moment from start to finish! Not everyone was great with heights and climbing...More

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Ken M, Owner at Odyssey Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Hi Danielle Thank you for arranging the Via Ferrata Extreme for your family, It was lovely to meet you all at Honister and have such a great day out with your group. Everyone did fantastic with the challenge. I'm pleased you liked the photos, they...More

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Keira C
15 October 2016|
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Response from Ken M | Property representative |
Hi Keira We can do the dry part of the adventure in December no problem with the abseils, caves and climbing but unfortunately the water is simply too cold for us to spend the required time in for the jumps and swims Thanks... More
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Kenny533
15 July 2015|
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It is commonplace to collect one or two bruises when Ghyll Scrambling, however the risk of injury can be minimised by paying careful attention to your instructor
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Kenny533
15 July 2015|
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We provide you with a wetsuit, safety helmet, bouyancy aid (vest), cag (jacket) and harness if needed. You will need to bring a swimming costume for under your wetsuit, some knee length shorts for over your wetsuit (to... More
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