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October Half Term of Guided Walks

A Half Term of Guided Walks on The Langdale Pikes, Fairfield, Loughrigg, Scafell Pike, and Hevellyn & Striding Edge. With the last remnants of civilised English weather slowly dwindling away winter has arrived with a bang.  We have had rain, sleet, hail, 80mph gusts and now snow.  All in the space of a crazy half term week.  And […]

The Kentmere Horseshoe Guided Walk

26th September: With the cloud low and a slight nip in the air I met Alison and Lee at the foot of Garburn pass.  Both looked happy and eager to smash some time off the estimated 5.5 hours it takes to get around the route. The Kentmere horseshoe is one of Adventure Peaks longer guided walks, […]

Fairfield Horseshoe Guided Walk

8th September: Our guided walk today took us up the Fairfield Horseshoe.  After meeting a couple of very excited clients, at the Walkers Shop, we packed our rucksacks and hit the trail.  Fairfield is the huge mountain that stands tall over Ambleside encompassing 23 square kilometers and includes an array of beautiful peaks and stunning views […]

Helvellyn and Striding Edge Guided Walk

Saturday – Helvellyn & Striding Edge As the UK is experience one of the best summer in living memory Adventure Peaks are gearing up with a massive summer of guided walks.  We started our program on Saturday with Helvellyn & Striding Edge.  A popular walk that takes us from Patterdale, up to Birkhouse Moor and […]

Scafell Pike Guided Walk

Sunday – Scafell Pike Scafell Pike on any day is a treat.  But in perfect summer conditions and blue sky nothing comes close to England’s highest mountain.  I met Carlos (Brazil), Suzanna (Spain), Katarzyna (Poland) and Andrea (Germany) at Nab Cottage, all in the Lakes, for a bit on English practise.  Looking to let their […]

High Raise Guided Walk

When will summer arrive? We have had so much cold weather lately, it would really be a shock to have a summer’s day anytime soon.  This morning was a rush, grab breakfast, bag, storm shelter, extra warm clothes, flask, lunch, map, dog and out the door! Today I was leading the Adventure Peaks guided walk […]

Helvellyn and Striding Edge Guided Walk

The cloud was low, rain beating down on my windscreen, people driving cautiously. I couldn’t wait to get on the mountain. Passing Brothers water, dipping below the low mist I entered Patterdale. I was full of excitement upon reaching Glenridding. The strong wind and white capping water of Ullswater, the fast moving trees and sodden […]