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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Historically a ski and mountain brand, Salomon have now become equally well known for trail running. Salomon's shoes, packs and clothing are designed by runners for runners, and they cater for every level from novice trail jogger to elite level mountain athletes. Salomon lead the way in trail running innovation, inspired by their world class athletes such as Kilian Jornet, Ricky Lightfoot, Anna Frost and Emelie Forsberg, and through developments coming from their S-Lab designers. 

Salomon Mens Footwear

Salomon Mens Footwear

Salomon are leading innovators in trail running footwear, mostly thanks to the input of their world class team of athletes and their S-Lab development project. They have created a comprehensive range of shoes to suit every runner - whether they run ultra distance, whether they overpronate, whether they run on hard trails or soft mud, or whether they need high levels of cushioning or a fast minimalist race shoe.

Salomon Womens Footwear

Salomon Womens Footwear

Salomon are leading innovators in Women's trail running footwear, mostly thanks to the input of their world class team of athletes, such as Anna Frost and Emelie Forsberg, and their S-Lab development project. They have created a comprehensive range of shoes to suit every runner - whether they run ultra distance, whether they overpronate, whether they run on hard trails or soft mud, or whether they need high levels of cushioning or a fast minimalist race shoe.

Salomon Clothing

Salomon Clothing

Salomon make a range of technical clothing to help keep trail, mountain and ultra runners comfortable through a wide variety of conditions and when working to their maximum limits. Salomon produce everything from minimalist waterproof shells to lightweight training shorts, all with the same attention to detail and the needs of the runner foremost.

Salomon Packs

Salomon Packs

One of the early adopters of the running vest pack idea, Salomon have developed the concept and now create some of the most stable and great fitting running vests and packs on the market. 

Salomon Accessories

Salomon Accessories

Salomon have developed a great range of running accessories that make life that little bit easier when your out, putting the miles in. From Soft flasks to calf supports, Salomon know exactly what runners want.

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