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Rock n Ridge

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Operating from the Lake District national park, we specialise in outdoor activities for individuals, teams and groups. Offering Mountain Guiding, Rock Scrambling & Climbing days, Ghyll and Canyon tours, Mountain Biking, Expedition and wilderness...more
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Ambleside, England
+44 7853 844598
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been out with Paul numerous times this year for guiding and instructing around the Lake District. Paul has helped us develop our mountaineering skills and took us on some fantastic routes. He had a great understanding for our requirements and fulfilled all our...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

My two girls (aged 9 and 14) and I spent a brilliant day out with Paul. He is a fantastic instructor and we had complete confidence in his abilities. We did a taster climbing session on Brimham Rocks in the Yorkshire Dales and gorge walking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant day. Was really like having another best friend along for the day but a best friend who is safe and competent! Would book Paul again in a heartbeat. We climbed around North Stack on Anglesey and I would definitely not have attempted this...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

My Friend and I had an amazing 2 days on Both North Stack and South stack climbing the awesome cliffs with Paul Although being relatively experienced climbers we felt we needed a competent guide with experience of the routes Paul did not disappoint We felt...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

I booked Paul to introduce our teenage daughter to her first outdoor trad climbing and bouldering experiences, in the Lakes District. She enjoyed a fabulous day climbing in the Langdale Valley and another marvellous day bouldering in the Kentmere Valley. The whole experience was really...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Rock n, Owner at Rock n Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Hi Folks Thanks very much for your complementary review...it was a pleasure spending time with you both, and although i'm deeply passionate about my sport of Mountaineering and Rock Climbing, it gives me great pleasure when I get to introduce a newcomer to the world...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018

The start of the journey was a meet up just past the Roman Fort and the Old Phone box on the Hardknott Pass. This is where I met my guid, Paul. When equipment had been checked we started our hike to the camp site at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Rock n, Owner at Rock n Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Hi Kevin What can i say... for your first time out Scrambling in the 'big' mountains you did tremendous! In fact like i said whilst we were out, you scrambled as good as and if not better than some 'climbers' i've been out with! You...More

Reviewed August 5, 2018

We booked Paul for the Scafell Pike hike . In our party were 2 adults and 4 children under the age of 13. Paul was a fantastic guide. Extremely patient and encouraging with the children and full of entertaining stories for the adults. Highly recommend...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Rock n, Owner at Rock n Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Hi As I always start - Really appreciate your booking and more importantly your valuable feedback. You guys were great fun to be with for our Scafell Pike day. As we discussed it would be brill to see you again maybe next year for some...More

Reviewed July 29, 2018

Did a day in small group learning basics of navigation. Paul was very knowledgeable and great at teaching how to put the skills in to practice. Left feeling confident about navigating in the hills! Thanks

Date of experience: July 2018
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Rock n, Owner at Rock n Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Hi Chris Thanks for posting your comments, helpful. You had a good understanding of map and compass skills whilst we were out on the hill. You just now need to keep practicing, and building on your current knowledge. Thanks again, Paul RnR.

Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Booked in a days climbing with Paul as we were passing through the lake District. We were keen to try out outdoor trad climbing as we had only bouldered indoors and Somer had done a little roped climbing. Really awesome day! Paul took us hiking...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Rock n, Owner at Rock n Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

Hi Abi Thanks to you guys for hanging on in there (no pun intended...😄) on what was a big day for your first outing, you both did brilliantly. Give us a shout when your next stopping by, maybe look at some gear placement and first...More

Reviewed July 15, 2018

It was a pleasure to have Paul with us as a guide! He is highly professional and was consistently friendly and helpful. He gave me plentiful advice on how to reduce the pressure from my sore knee while walking downhill. Whenever I go back to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pascal R
Rock n, Owner at Rock n Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2018

Hi Pascal Thanks for leaving RnR feedback, it really is appreciated. Lovely to meet you guys, fast time up Scafell Pike even with a bad knee! Take it easy and hope to see you again when you next return to the Lakes? Regards Paul.

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