This is a long day out with an exposed ridge line walk i.e. Helvellyn & Striding Edge or Blencathra & Sharp Edge. You need to be physically fit and be able to walk up to 14km or more in a day with over 1000m of ascent/descent. The day will be up to 8 hours long. You will need to have a head for heights, as parts of the walk will be exposed to a big drops, on either sides of the ridge. Finally; this will be a challenging day out, both in terms of the duration you will be out on the hill, and the mental and physical demands exposure will have on you.

Blencathra and Sharp Edge

  Adventure Peaks Lake District Guided Walk of Blencathra is a real classic. The ascent, up Sharp Edge, is an adventure you will never forget. The famous old mountain, known until recently as Saddleback, is one of the best know in the Lake District and is a true mountaineers’ mountain. Standing high over the road […]

Helvellyn and Striding Edge

  This is a chance to explore Adventure Peaks Lake District Guided Walk of Helvellyn & Striding Edge. This mythical mountain, standing at 950m, is one of the great mountains of the Lake District. Helvellyn offers the walker the chance to step back in time to rocky terrain and narrow glaciated edges. It is one […]