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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Compston CornerAmbleside Cumbria LA22 9DS

Big Reductions on Winter Stock

   Words by tcsh

   on 14/02/2011 16:09:22

This week we have decided to slash the prices on some of our winter ranges. With the Spring deliveries looming imminently, we need to clear some space in the warehouse, and what better way to do that than to offer you some deals on key brands.

Osprey: One of the most popular rucksack and travel bag brands in the country at the moment, we stock a good range of their more outdoor gear orientated packs. We are now offering 1/3 off the price of many of their packs. Osprey is a popular brand so don’t hang around too long as these wont;

osprey variant 37 pack - £30 off

Osprey Variant 37 Pack - £30 Off - a lightweight climbing pack that is designed, and sized, to make it appropriate for summer and winter climbing or scrambling. It’s 28L little brother is also available.

osprey manta 25 pack - £30 off Osprey Manta 25 (plus hydration pack) - £30 off – a medium sized trekking pack that comes with its own, fitted hydration bladder, made by Nalgene (the bottle people). This pack is perfect for summer treks or year round walking.


Odlo: Providing high quality base layers and underwear for outdoor activities, including skiing and running, Odlo strike a good balance between the latest moisture management technology and simple, clean design. We now have over 30% OFF our Odlo range, making it a very cost effective way to get yourself a good quality layering garment, such as;

odlo evo warm long sleeved top - £20 Off
Odlo Evo Warm LS Top
- £20 off – As the name suggest this top is warm, but it is also exceptionally good at wicking moisture. Ideal for skiing trips.
Odlo Val Granda Hoody - £25 off Odlo Womens Val Granda Hoody - £25 off – this is a stylish yet practical mid layer hoody. Using a ‘hard face’ fabric the Val Granda is naturally wind and water repellent and more wear resistant.

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