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

New Season Kit from Rab, Haglofs & Montane

   Words by tcsh

   on 13/03/2012 13:41:58



The Montane Anaconda 18 is one of four rucksacks to come from Montanes first rucksack range. Built for ultra distance events and fast mountain trails, the Anaconda 18 is equally at home as a lightweight spring / summer day pack in the Scottish mountains or on Alpine trails.



Our Price £55.00

r.r.p. £60.00


The Rab Alpine Trek Pants are lightweight walking trousers that conveniently combine low weight and bulk with good durability and hard wearing materials, making them ideal for trekking, climbing, scrambling and mountaineering.



Our Price £49.00

r.r.p. £55.00


For Spring 2012 Rab have taken everything they have learnt from the Vapour-rise clothing system and put it on a diet! The result, the Rab VR Lite Alpine Jacket is an incredibly breathable and weather resistant 'soft-shell' system that really works.


Our Price £99.00

r.r.p. £110.00


The Haglofs Jibo Tee looks and feels just like a cotton tee, yet it performs like a high-performance technical base layer.  The advanced fabric wicks sweat and keeps you dry, and is made using recycled plastics. 

Our Price £35


Designed for highly changeable mountain conditions and styled to fit perfectly for outdoor sports sums up the Montane Women's Terra Ridge trousers. Lightweight granite stretch fabric allows dynamic movement for any activity.

Our Price £69.00

r.r.p. £75.00


The Haglofs Lizard Q Jacket is a lightweight women's active softshell jacket that’s ideally suited to moving fast and light in the mountains during the spring and summer.  offers a technical layering solution for female climbers, mountaineers, hill walkers, trail runners and mountain bikers.


Our Price £110.00

r.r.p. £120.00

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