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 Impulse Glove

A lightweight softshell glove, the Black Diamond Impulse Glove is perfect for occasions when you are keeping active in the winter Fells.

Black Diamond Sabretooth Clip Crampon

Black Diamond’s most successful all-around crampon, the Sabretooth features a lightweight stainless steel design and a tough pair of horizontal points that will penetrate ice and hard packed snow.

Black Diamond Vaporlock Screwgate

One of the lightest screwgate carabiners around, the Black Diamond Vaporlock biner is ideal for those looking to shave the weight from their rack.

Black Diamond Stopper Classic 5-11 Set

An essential addition to any rack, this set of wires offers a good range of protection options.  The Black Diamond Stoppers are precision made with tapered aluminium alloy heads and high quality galvanised steel cables.


Black Diamond Lockdown Ice Axe Leash

The Black Diamond Lockdown Leash is a simple, classic and secure attachment for your ice tools. Using a simple slipknot configuration it'll keep your tools securely and comforable attached

Black Diamond 300 Weight Glove

The Black Diamond 300 Weight glove is a warm, fast-drying and breathable liner glove, ideal for use on it's own in winter, or as a fully insulated liner for sub zero temperatures. 

Black Diamond Speed 40 Pack - 2015 Model

The legendary Black Diamond Speed 40 has been revamped and tweaked for 2014. Using BD's reACTIV backsystem and a removable hipbelt, lid and framesheet, the Speed offers a comfortable yet minimalist carry

Black Diamond Crew Glove

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Black Diamond Sentry Glove

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Black Diamond Womens Punisher Glove

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Black Diamond Quickdraw Probe Carbon 320 Avalanche Probe

The Black Diamond Quickdraw Probe Carbon 320 uses carbon fibre construction to keep weight to a minimum, without compromising strength and stiffness.  The perfect probe for ski professionals and winter guides

Black Diamond Viper Ice Axe

Completely redesigned for 2015, the Black Diamond Viper Ice Tool continues and improves on the legacy of the previous model. A consummate all rounder, a mountaineers best friend. 

Black Diamond Womens Trail Poles

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Black Diamond Camalot C4 - 0.75 Size

Black Diamond Camalots feature a double-axle design that allows retraction of larger cam lobes, giving a much larger expansion range than traditional single-axle units. 

Black Diamond Camalot C4 - 1 Size

Black Diamond Camalots are tried and trusted performers, and the best selling camming device in the world.  The C4 Camalots feature a double-axle design that offers unparalleled performance. 

Black Diamond Camalot C4 - 2 Size

The BD Camalot is the world’s best selling and most-trusted camming device. The C4 Camalots feature a double-axle design that offers unparalleled performance.

Black Diamond Camalot C4 - 3 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 Link Personal Anchor System

The Link Personal Anchor System is a series of linked Dynex webbing loops that creates a safe and adjustable alternative to a daisy chain for clipping into an anchor point.

Black Diamond Mercury Mitt

The Black Diamond Mercury Mitts are a fully insulated shell mitt for serious winter adventures, offering a tough waterproof outer as well as a removable synthetically insulated liner with trigger finger.

Black Diamond Camalot Ultralight 3 Cam

Perfect for fast-and-light missions and smash-and-grab ascents when weight really matters, these superbly engineered Black Diamond Camalot Ultralight cams are now 25% lighter than the standard Camalots

Black Diamond JiveWire Accessory Karabiner

Black Diamond JiveWire Carabiner is an accessory crab NOT designed for climbing or load bearing in anyway. Ideal for dog leads, water bottles, guide book holders etc.

Black Diamond Trekking Basket

Replacement or spare trekking baskets for your Black Diamond Walking poles. Sold in pairs.

Black Diamond Quickdraw Probe Tour 320 Avalanche Probe

Black Diamond's Quickdraw Tour Probe 320 is a lightweight aluminium avalanche probe, perfect for ski professionals and mountain guides. 

Black Diamond Storm Headtorch

The Storm Headtorch is an ultra bright, compact light, that is ideal for nightime trail runs, mountain navigation and negotiating your way around a dark campsite. It features Powertap technology for effortless dimming control

Black Diamond Ion Headtorch

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Black Diamond Spinner Leash

A lightweight swiveling tether system for leashless ice tools, the Black Diamond Spinner Leash enables use of axes without tangling the leashes at the crucial moment!

Black Diamond Deploy 3 Shovel

Built for backcountry travellers and mountaineers, the Black Diamond Deploy Shovel has a trapezoidal shape with a curved-shaft designed to to optimise the volume of the shovel and be lightweight and packable.

Black Diamond Hoodwire Carabiner

The Black Diamond Hoodwire Carabiner is an innovative, hot-forged carabiner which blends the functionality of keylocks with the performance of a wiregate.

Black Diamond Gridlock Magnetron

The first carabiner with a magnetic locking mechanism! The BD Magnetron Gridlock is super cool, very simple to use and auto locks.  A very safe belay karabiner particularly good for novice and indoor climbers

Black Diamond Womens Vector Helmet

The women's Vector is a modern lightweight lid from Black Diamond thats perfect for cragging, mountaineering and alpinism.  It has excellent ventilation and 'barely there' comfort.

Black Diamond Transfer 3 Shovel

A trusty dependable workhorse snow shovel with a redesigned blade for cleaner snow studies and for more efficient cutting through hardened avalanche debris.

Black Diamond Quickdraw Probe Tour 280 Avalanche Probe

The Black Diamond Quickdraw Tour Probe 280 is a lightweight aluminium avalanche probe, perfect for ski professionals and mountain guides. 

Black Diamond Camalot C4 - 0.3 Size

The world’s best selling and most-trusted camming device, the Camalot features a double-axle design that offers unparalleled performance. 

Black Diamond No 9 Wired Hexcentric

Classic protection devices that are simple and bomber. The BD Wired Hexes offer a subtly asymmetrical cross-section, flat sides and slight end-wise taper, and come equipped with durable, galvanized steel cables.

Black Diamond Trail Pro Shock Trekking Poles

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Black Diamond Axe Protector

This protector covers both the tip and adze of your ice tool and holds it firmly in place with a stretch bungee cord. The BD Axe Protector keep the sharpy and spiky bits from causing you or your pack any damage

Black Diamond Ice Clipper

The Black Diamond Ice Clipper is purpose designed for racking screws. It's design means less fumbling and messing about to find the gear you need, when you need it. 

Black Diamond Lotus Womens Harness

The Black Diamond Lotus is a versatile and comfortable high performance women's harness for rock, ice and alpine climbing. A true all-round harness built for the female form.

Black Diamond Index Ascender

A new breed of handled ascender - the BD Index features a trigger release for fast, effortless operation on hard-to-clean pitches and uses an ergonomic, dual-density grip to increase comfort for long days on the wall.

Black Diamond Sabretooth Pro Crampon

The BD Sabretooth Pro Crampons are manufactured using stainless steel, for strength, durability and corrosion resistance. They feature fully automatic bindings to fit compatible mountain boots

Black Diamond No 10 Wired Hexcentric

Classic protection devices that are simple and bomber. The BD Wired Hexes offer a subtly asymmetrical cross-section, flat sides and slight end-wise taper, and come equipped with durable, galvanized steel cables.

Black Diamond No.8 Wired Hexcentric

Black Diamond Wired Hexcentrics offer no nonesense passive pro and are bomber when placed well. The wire makes these hexes easier to place when reaching to the side or above, being far more rigid that a dyneema or nylon strung Hex

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