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Gritstone Adventure Activities

19 Montrose Road, Peak District National Park S7 2EE, England
+44 7812 713153
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Beginners' climbing

This was a great session. Dom was an excellent leader who made sure that everyone in the group got... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Andrew W
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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Great Instructor

I just wanted to get in touch and say thank you for a great weekend out in the peaks. We had a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
D7049FYcm
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Gritstone Adventure Activities was founded in the Peak District in 2013 to empower people wishing to improve their outdoor skills or simply to allow people to escape into Britain's spectacular the countryside for fun and adventure. Gritstone Adventure Activities promise that the emphasis of their activities is on enjoyment while improving the skill level
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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19 Montrose Road, Peak District National Park S7 2EE, England
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"navigation skills"
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"great mix"
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"absolutely fantastic day"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a great session. Dom was an excellent leader who made sure that everyone in the group got what they wanted from the day. The climbs were selected to provide just the right level of challenge for us all. I can thoroughly recommend this...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I just wanted to get in touch and say thank you for a great weekend out in the peaks. We had a brilliant time and learned a lot. Andy was a fantastic instructor, tailored the session to everything we wanted to learn and added the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Alan and his colleagues couldn’t have been better if they tried, They had to handle a lively stag group of 15 caving, climbing, abseiling and gorge walking and they did it with expertise and complete safety. A fantastic knowledge of the area and history/geology combined,...More

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593alanc593, Owner at Gritstone Adventure Activities, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, it really means a lot to use. You were great fun and stepped up to the challenge too. Thanks again and great to meet you all.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic afternoon with Chris at Fairbrook, just a 10 minute walk through the woods from the Snake Pass in. Four kids, four adults all up for a bit of adventure. We headed into the river towards the bottom and headed up the gorge, stopping at...More

Thank ClaireLS9
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593alanc593, Owner at Gritstone Adventure Activities, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

HI Claire, Thanks for the great review, it really means a lot to us. I'm so glad you had a great time. I should just point out to anyone reading that Chris will have dammed the river with his body temporarily, and wouldn't have physically...More

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Reviewed June 15, 2018

Alan and his team are simply brilliant. He organised our party a last minute day of rock climbing out at The Roaches, with ease, friendliness and professionalism. Our guide was superb. Helping us relax and shake off our nerves, endlessly patient with three first timers...More

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593alanc593, Owner at Gritstone Adventure Activities, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Leandro, Thanks so much for your kind words. It means a lot to use that you had a great time and got what you were looking for. Be sure to look us up in future for more adventures or training. Thanks again Al

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Reviewed May 21, 2018

Spent the day at Stannage with Chris my instructor. Not only was he a great teacher but a really nice guy who taught me loads of rope work in a very friendly professional manner. I came away having learnt loads but also having had a...More

Thank Chris H
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593alanc593, Owner at Gritstone Adventure Activities, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Hi Chris, so glad you enjoyed your training here in the Peak. Your instructor (Chris) said it was great to spend the day with you and said you were very attentive and receptive to the training delivered. Thanks again for your kind words, it really...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic day with Alan! He was very patient as this was my first time climbing outdoors! I managed to get 4 routes done and a couple of abseils done which may not be the number of climbs others would be after. However, the reason...More

Thank Dean_Mountaineer
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593alanc593, Owner at Gritstone Adventure Activities, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Hi Dean, Thanks for taking the time to write a review - we really appreciate it. Your enthusiasm for learning really made it a really fun day for me too and it's always great when people want to not only learn climbing techniques, but also...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2018

I had a conversation with Al on the phone to talk about my needs for navigation. I walk a lot but let my friends do the leading and I am also learning to Fell Run and sometimes Navigation Skills are essential and I wanted to...More

Thank Michael T
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593alanc593, Owner at Gritstone Adventure Activities, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

HI Michael, Thank you so much for the kind words. It was great to spend a day in the hills with such an attentive and thoughtful student of navigation. You picked up the content very quickly and it was great to see you navigation confidence...More

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Reviewed February 25, 2018

My wife and I decided to treat ourselves to a caving session for Xmas and a friend recommended that we contact Alan. Al emailed the options over to us & we decided to try a day of vertical caving as we have some previous experience...More

Thank Andy C
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593alanc593, Owner at Gritstone Adventure Activities, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Hi there! It was great to take you two on such an adventurous trip. You were great company and did amazingly well. It was great to hear that you went onto join a caving club after coming caving with us. There's a world of adventure...More

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Reviewed November 2, 2017

A friend and I did the learn to lead course over the course of 2 days. Highly recommended. Patrick, out guide was very experienced and took his time to properly learn us all the stuff we needed in order to lead a trad climb safely....More

Thank Kristian P
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593alanc593, Owner at Gritstone Adventure Activities, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2017

Hi Kristian, Thanks for the review - it really means a lot to us. Thanks for coming all the way over from Denmark to see what climbing delights we have here in the Peak. We are honoured that you'd come all the way here for...More

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