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

Spring Special Offers

   Words by tcsh

   on 20/03/2009 11:39:00

Well, I don't know if it is the recent spring like weather or whether Lawrence, our buyer is just feeling generous but we seem to have gone deal crazy all of a sudden at The Climbers Shop.

Those sharp eyed amongst you will probably have already spotted some of the 'Special Offers' on the Homepage, but for those of you that haven't then here's a quick run down.

  • With Summer fast approaching, a lot of you will start to think about camping again andso we have managed to get a bunch of our old favorites, the Exped Down Mats in, at a great reduced price. We have the 9cm versions for £70, instead of £105 and the Delux versions for £85, instead of £125. What's more, these are the cPetzl Luna Harnessurrent models with the new improved pump system!
  • And the good weather also means summer climbing, so we haven't forgotten about you climbers.
    We've got the Petzl Adjama harness at 1/3 off and womens version, the Luna harnesses at a whopping 1/2 price! Only £30!
  • We've also got some great deals on hardwear, the Faders Quickdraw and HMS both 1/3 off and the DMM Zodiac and Fat Boy biners over 40% OFF!

So, if you're looking at a way to get some outdoor gear without breaking the bank this Spring then stick with us, we'll see what else we can get out of Lawrence!


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