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.

admin23/03/2010 15:48:58

Compston CornerAmbleside Cumbria LA22 9DS

Activities & Holiday Links

   Words by tcsh

   on 16/09/2010 15:46:54

If outdoor activities are your past time of preference then you will not only need the right kit from us, but you’ll want to be led on your activities and holidays by the right people. Below is a list of operators that we have encountered and like the look of, or that we think might be of interest to our customers.

We would add however that (in most cases) we do not have personal experience and so if you find their service to be less than great then please don’t blame us!!

Activity Operator Links

Climb Hot Rock

Expeditions

   

Holiday Company Links

Climb Shetland

 

www.abdet.com

Self Catering accommodation on the Costa Blanca

High Point Holidays

Walking Holidays

Hotels & Accommodation Links

The Langdale Estate

4 Star accommodation in the Langdale Valley

Easedale Lodge

Ambleside B&B

Cherry Holme

Ambleside B&B

Campsite Links

 

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