LAKE DISTRICT Ghyll Scrambling
This is where the action is at ... and perfect for all weather.
The word "Ghyll" simply means mountain stream. It involved the ascent or decent of a "Ghyll". This can include climbing or jumping from waterfalls, scrambling through pool of water or going down slides
The Lake District is known for its it beautiful landscape, amazing scenery and of course its rain ! Ghyll scrambling is the perfect all-weather activity and is our most popular activities, so it should be, its incredible amounts of fun and has some of the best adrenaline rushes your find anywhere in the Lake District
Who can do it ?
Anyone! This activity is ideal for families, stag or hen groups and individuals.
How long does it take?
It takes around 2-3 hours to "run" the Ghyll but we aren't in a rush you can go back and do any section that like again.
What do I need?
We will provide you with all the correct equipment such as wetsuits, helmet and buoyancy aid. All you need to bring is a change of clothes, something to wear under your wetsuit and some old shoes...But don't worry we will tell you all this well before your adventure
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
See our price list For 2016 / 2017 we now offer FREE pictures for you take away with you at no extra cost.
Stickle Barn Ghyll
Location: Great Langdale, Stickle barn
Level: Beginner - Intermediate ( suitable for most )
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Stickle Barn ghyll is located in the stunning Great Langdale valley and offers some incredible views in good or bad weather. The ghylls location means that it can be run as wet or ( relatively ) dry as you like and can be run in just about any condition .
The ghyll comes with it fair share of challenges and has a few surprises along the way including a small jump and slides. Stickle Barn is ideal for anyone ages 7 upwards. All the obstacle can be avoided should you decide you don't want to do a section which makes a great beginners ghyll.
The meeting location has toilets and changing room facility's within the car park. Which is located right next to the Stickle Barn pub and makes it handy for a beer and grub after your adventure. It's ideal for anyone staying in the surrounding area.
Location: Coniston, below the "Old man"
Church beck is situated in the south Lakes right below the Old man of Coniston and Weatherlam which are both classic Lake District walks . Conistion Village is a quirky and parity village with some amazing places to eat and drink . This ghyll is great in even if it has been raining quite bit and is a safe bet even if the weather isn't on side. This ghyll is 100% a wet one and what it's all about. The "Beck" has some incredible challenges and surprises along the way including big jumps, pools, climbing waterfalls and slides that will get your heart racing. Most of the obstacles can be missed out. This ghyll is incredibly diverse, it can adapted for most timid or the most extreme. We run the beck ghyll during the warmer months April - September The Meeting Location is at the old Furness road car part right opposite the industrial estate. There some free parking space however its always worth having some change just incase these are taken .