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

Get your tickets for the AOF Montane Talk – they’re selling fast!

   Words by tcsh

   on 15/09/2010 12:10:51

The tickets for the Ambleside Outdoor Festival Montane Talk are going fast, so to avoid disappointment book your seat without delay.

Traverse C Ian Almond

Sponsored by Montane, one the country’s leading outdoor clothing brands, the evening will be composed of three thrilling and truly inspiring talks from sterling outdoor athletes who have more than a few tales to tell! With talks from endurance coach Marc Laithwaite, Cumbrian climber Ian Almond, and mountain biker Paul Errington, there should be something for everyone and it will be a highly enjoyable afternoon.  Refreshments and a light supper are included in the price of the tickets, which are a bargain at only £10.

  • Date: Saturday 18th September 2010
  • Time: 4.30pm - approx 7pm
  • Location: Ambleside Mountain Rescue Base, Low Fold, Old Lake Rd LA22 0DN
  • Tickets include; all three lectures and light supper.
  • To order your tickets please go to our AOF Montane Talk Ticket page

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