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

Possibly the most important item of outdoor kit you'll ever buy. Whats on your feet could make all the difference between an enjoyable adventure and a painful, endurance test.

Boots

Boots

Boots still offer the best in terms of support and stability, as well as durability. We've got a great range of boots for country walking, hill walking and more rigid and technical boots for mountaineering.

Climbing Shoes

Climbing Shoes

We've a very comprehensive range of climbing shoes to suit all sorts of climbers. Indoors, outdoors, multi pitch trad, hard sports or just general cragging, we'll have a shoe that'll fit

Running Shoes

Running Shoes

We have a great range of off road running shoes for trail and fell running, as well as for ultra distance running and racing. We stock the best brands such as Salomon, La Sportiva and Inov-8

Approach Shoes

Approach Shoes

Although called Approach Shoes, this category also covers walking shoes. These are light and nimble outdoor shoes ideal for rock hopping and easy scrambling and climbing, and they make a good alternative to boots in the summer

Sandals

Sandals

Perfect for travel to hot climates, relaxing by the pool or at the beach, for watersports or for just relaxing in the garden - Sandals are brilliant (without socks though obviously!)

Childrens Footwear

Childrens Footwear

Good quality outdoor footwear will allow your kids to enjoy the great outdoors even more. Nothing will put you off exploring and adventure quicker than wet or sore feet, so it pays to get the right boots /shoes on their feet at an early age

Crampons

Crampons

Crampons suited to crossing the odd snow patch or smaller glacier, to fully rigid climbing crampons for dry tooling and competition climbing

Gaiters and Accessories

Gaiters and Accessories

Everything from laces, proofing products and repair materials

Product Care

Product Care

Everything you need to look after your much loved walking boots or shoes.

Socks

Socks

We have Socks have hiking, biking, climbing and running (and probably anything else you can use socks for). Merino wool socks offer amazing comfort and no pong, while synthetic or mixed fibre socks offer better durability and cushioning.

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