In 1959 Frank Davies opened The Climber's Shop - the first outdoor shop in Ambleside! For over half a century The Climbers Shop remains in the centre of Ambleside and is a focal point for many climbers, walkers and holiday makers wanting to kit themselves out for the outdoor lifestyle.

Our ranges are constantly changing to meet the needs of the modern outdoor enthusiast and include clothing from Rab, Salomon, Patagonia and Mountain Equipment and Mammut and equipment from the likes of Black Diamond, Petzl, Osprey, Edelrid, and Wild Country. Our footwear comes from companies such as Salomon, Scarpa, Meindl and Zamberlan, while our tent range is possibly the largest range of Hilleberg tents in the country.
If we don't stock what you want, we can also order it in, normally in just a few days.

Our highly experienced staff have the in depth knowledge to help you with any enquiry. We have experts in every type of mountain activity and for all seasons on our staff, from mountaineering to rock climbing, fell running to backpacking and every variant in between. Our team are on hand to provide you with the right advice and the right gear to suit your individual needs and circumstances.

As an independent store we are able to offer a far wider range of clothing, equipment and accessories than you will find in any of the bigger chain stores.

Although our roots are in the Lake District we have the stock and the expertise to equip you for any type of adventure in any type of wild environment around the world. If you don’t find the advice or the item you need on this website, please don’t hesitate to call us up for a chat.

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Black Diamond

Black Diamond

Established in 1957, the leading brand of Black Diamond has been at the forefront of climbing gear design for many years. Always innovative, always practical and, more often than not, the stuff looks pretty sharp too.
Look for Black Diamond for: Climbing Hardwear, Harnesses, Ice Climbing Gear and Headtorches.
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Black Diamond Spike Protector

The Black Diamond Spike Protector keep the pointy bit at the end of you ice tool safe from causing any harm when in transit. It's held firmly in place with a stretch bungee cord

Black Diamond Crampon Bag

The Black Diamond Crampon bag is a simple, semi rigid design which will fit virtually any collapsible crampons. The bag is constructed from tough coated nylon fabric with a zippered mesh lid for drainage and easy access.

Black Diamond Momentum DS Harness

The Black Diamond Momentum DS will provide a very comfortable and durable harness with great venilation and the dual waist buckle and leg loop adjustability allow the versatility for multi-season use. 

Black Diamond Viper Axe

The Black Diamond Viper is a technical, all-terrain ice tool, that is built with a strong hydroformed shaft that increases the stiffness while reducing the weight of the tool

Black Diamond Cyborg Clip Crampon

The Black Diamond Cyborg Clip are a modular mountaineering crampons designed for technical mixed terrain or steep ice routes.  Made from stainless steel and featuring dual density anti balling plates.

Black Diamond Contact ABS

Anti Balling Plates designed to fit Black Diamond's Contact and Neve Crampons. Dual density plastic plates are easy to fit and prevent the build up of snow under your crampons and boots

Black Diamond Slinger Leash

The Black Diamond Slinger is a single, lightweight piolet-specific version of our popular Spinner Leash. It features a stretchy tethering system to keep your ice tool attached without a wrist leash. 

Black Diamond Contact Strap ABS Crampon

The Black Diamond Contact Strap ABS Crampon is a lightweight, simple to use, and compact 10 point walking crampon that, thanks to it's universal strap attachement should bit any mountaineering boot from B1 upwards.

Black Diamond Guide Glove

These ultra warm and ultra protective multi sport gloves are designed to offer maximum weather resistance and durability to the most dedicated winter activists, and of course professional guides and instructors. 

Black Diamond Chaos Harness

The Black Diamond Chaos harness is an extremely durable, premium trad climbing harness that's built for long routes and to take serious abuse. Equally suited to cragging sessions and big multi-pitch free climbs

Black Diamond Camalot C4 - 0.4 Size

The Black Diamond Camalot cams are legendary, with a double axle design that allows a greater expansion range with larger cams. A tried and trusted performer

Black Diamond ATC Sport

Designed for use with a single, sports climbing rope,  the Black Diamond ATC-Sport follows the same basic design as the rest of Black Diamond's ATC family, just with a single rope aperture.

Black Diamond Stone Duffle Bag - 42 Litre

This rope bag / crag pack from Black Diamond is a clean and simple design with easy access to your gear.  The Stone 42 Duffle features a removable tarp to keep your rope out of the grit.

Black Diamond Evac 7 Shovel

The BD Evac 7 is a top of the line shovel suited to ski professionals, mountain guides and rescue teams.  The shovel has dual modes; shovel mode and adze mode

Black Diamond Express Ice Screw 10cm

The Black Diamond Express Ice screws are ultra fast and easy to place thanks to a tapered tube where the teeth cut a hole just larger than the tube itself, for less friction during placements

Black Diamond Express Ice Screw 13cm

Made of super strong Chromoly steel the BD Express screws feature a large, color-coded crank knob makes for easy size identification and uninterrupted 360-degree motion

Black Diamond Venom -Tech Hammer

The Black Diamond Venom Tech Hammer is the perfect partner for the Venom Adze.  A great climbing pair for Scottish gullies and Alpine couloirs.

Black Diamond Camalot X4 Offset

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Black Diamond Vapor Helmet

This new ultralight helmet from Black Diamond means that there's no excuse for not wearing a lid.  The BD Vapor Helmet is light and ventilated enough to appeal to even die hard sports climbers.

Black Diamond ATC Belay Device

The Black Diamond Air Traffic Controller (ATC) is a simple, and easy to use, belay device that will suit novice climbers as well as more experienced rock jocks. 

Black Diamond Punisher Glove

A technical ice climbing glove with great dexterity and knuckle protection, the Black Diamond Punisher glove is ideal for occasions when you need warmth combined with dexterity.

Black Diamond Mini Pearabiner Keylock Screwgate Carabiner

The Black Diamond Mini Pearbiner is a small sized HMS carabiner ideal for belay duties and rigging anchors. It's increases internal capacity is ideal for accommodating several ropes

Crampon Centre Bar Long
Black Diamond Slider Leash

The Black Diamond Slider Leash is a lightweight webbing leash that's perfect for staying connected to your ice tools on classic mountaineering routes. 

Black Diamond Android Leash

Designed specifically for the Black Diamond Cobra and Viper ice tools, the Android Leash features a quick-release clip that detaches from the shaft for tool-free moves and ice screw placements.

Sabretooth ABS
Black Diamond OZ Quickdraw

Black Diamond's lightest quickdraw, the Black Diamond Oz Quickdraw now features the snag-free benefits of our HoodWire Technology, making it ideal for trimming ounces on all-day gear routes and marathon sport pitches.

Long Centre Bar BD
Viper Fang BD
Angle No 3
Black Diamond Camalot X4 Cams

The Camalot X4's are state of the art camming devices from Black Diamond, and feature huge a camming range and the flexibility of a single stem.

Black Diamond Aspect Harness

The Black Diamond Aspect harness is a versatile and comfortable high performance harnesses for rock, ice and alpine climbing. A true all-round performer at only 410g.

Black Diamond Vector Helmet

The BD Vector is part of the new breed of ultra light helmets that offer 'barely there' levels of comfort.  Perfect for big rock routes and Alpine lines where weight is critical to success.

Black Diamond Micro Stoppers

The Black Diamond Micro Stopper is a versatile trapezoidal nut featuring a subtle curve on their longest face for maintaining utility in tiny near-parallel cracks

Black Diamond Raven Axe with Grip

The Black Diamond Raven is a superbly designed ice axe for general mountaineering and winter walking. 

Black Diamond Heavyweight Glove

The Heavy Weight glove from Black Diamond offers an exceptionally warm grade of Powerstretch that keeps your hands very warm but still wicks and breathes enough to wear them when active

Black Diamond Ice Screw Up

The Ice Screw Up is a convenient carry pouch from Black Diamond rolls up to protect the thread and teeth of your screws in transit, and also prevents injury and damage to you or your pack.

Black Diamond Spot Headtorch

Updated and redesigned, the Black Diamond Spot headtorch now boasts lots more power, yet is lighter and smaller than its predecessor. This tiny unit gives you up to 200 lumens output; seriously impressive

Black Diamond Camalot C4 x 2 Bundle Deal

Choose any 2 of the Black Diamond Camalot C4 Cams to customise your Pick n' Mix bundle. Save a bundle when you buy a bundle.

Black Diamond Camalot C4 x 3 Bundle Deal

Choose any 3 of the Black Diamond Camalot C4 Cams to customise your Pick n' Mix bundle. Save a bundle when you buy a bundle.

Black Diamond Cobra Ice Axe - Pair Deal

Get yourself a pair of Black Diamond Cobra's and save a packet!! Take advantage of our bundle deal and customise your perfect pair of ice tools below

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