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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A favorite tent brand at The Climbers Shop, Hilleberg continue to provide us with fantastic quality tents for backpacking, alpine use and expeditions. Although not the cheapest, the quality of construction means they are worth every penny. Look for Hilleberg if you want the finest quality tents in the UK that will handle any kind of conditions.
Check out Hillebergs 1-2 Man Tents, 3-4 Man Tents and Hilleberg Accessories
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Hilleberg 1 Person Tents

Hilleberg 1 Person Tents

Hilleberg single person tents offer the solo backpacker a bastion against the elements. Lightweight, with a small pack size, these tents still provide a robust and reliable shelter wherever your adventure takes you. These one man tents feature Hilleberg's trademark standards of manufacture and superb quality, and can be trusted to cope in the wildest weather. 
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Hilleberg 2 Person Tents

Hilleberg 2 Person Tents

Hilleberg specialise in lightweight, yet incredibly strong tents, and these 2 person tents are ideal for backpacking year round.  Hilleberg's Black label tents offer heavier duty poles and fabrics and are suitable for high mountain and polar use. GT versions feature an extended porch area for storage and extra practilcality. These 2 person tents provide great living space for two, but palatial comfort for the solo camper, so a Nallo or Kaitum is well worth considering if you like a little more room to breath.

Hilleberg 3 Person Tents

Hilleberg 3 Person Tents

Perfect for base camping, these tents offer plenty of space for 2-3 people, yet are still lightweight enough to be easily transported when backpacking. Strong and reliable, Hilleberg tents are renowned for their high quality and ability to withstand the wildest conditions. Black Label tents, such as the Nammatj or Kaitum feature beefed up poles and fabric, for use in the most extreme locations, such as mountain summits and the arctic wilderness. 

Hilleberg 4 Person Tents

Hilleberg 4 Person Tents

Hilleberg produce a range of larger tents to accommodate 4 or more people, which are suitable for expedition and group use. Light and strong, is the Hilleberg ethos and these tent's surpass most other brands on the market for durability, weather protection and quality of finish. Hilleberg's Black label tents such as the Keron or Nammatj offer stronger poles and flysheet fabric for reliable protection from extreme climatic conditions, even in high mountain  and polar regions.

Hilleberg Accessories

Hilleberg Accessories

Once you've got your Hilleberg tent, you may want to add to your kit with certain accessories. The key addition is the Footprint. This tailor made groundsheet will protect your Hilleberg tent from sharp objects and stop you from coming into contact with unwanted items. We also stock pegs, poles, guylines and other accessories.
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Hilleberg products
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Hilleberg Group Tents

Hilleberg Group Tents

Big group tents are brilliant for base camping,either as a communal gathering place or as a comfortable camping experience with the family or friends. Hilleberg, while specialising in smaller, backpacking and expedition tents do offer some larger models for groups.  They are easily pitched and provide weather protection in the wildest conditions. 

Hilleberg Tarps & Shelters

Hilleberg Tarps & Shelters

Possibly the simplest, yet most versatile of shelters: A tarp provides a cover from the rain and sun, creating a communal space or a personal shelter for one.  The Hilleberg Tarp's use the same high strength, waterproof and lightweight Kerlon fabrics used in their tents, and are ideal to add extra living space to your camping pitch or as a stand alone ultra lightweight shelter.

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