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Mountain Rat Adventures

Shap, United Kingdom
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About Mountain Rat Adventures
As a small friendly outdoor adventure company, I provide adventure days out with a focus on mountaineering activities, specialising in canyoning and ghyll scrambling. I pride myself in providing you with an enjoyable and immersive experience adapted to your requirements, which you are sure to remember for a very long time. With many years of experience both nationally and internationally, it will be a pleasure to share my passion with you. Let’s adventure together and make new exciting memories. I aim to inspire and not terrify and believe everyone can do more than they believe. Don’t just dream…Dare to do.
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Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

Great trip! We were complete beginners and thoroughly enjoyed our Ghyll Scrambling adventure. Lee was a great instructor - patient and fun and helped encourage some initially reluctant teenagers! Thoroughly recommend this.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank carolinem565
MountainRatAdventure, Owner at Mountain Rat Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2019

Hi, thank you for your review. It was a pleasure adventuring with you all. Enjoy the photographs, and I hope I will see you again in the future. Thank you for adventuring with Mountain Rat Adventures

Reviewed June 23, 2019

Great morning out ghyll scrambling with Lee at Mountain Rat Adventures We all had great fun, with options for those more and less adventurous. Obviously scenery and environment was stunning. Kit was really good quality, so didn't have to worry about comfort. Lee is brilliant,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Liisa B
MountainRatAdventure, Owner at Mountain Rat Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2019

Hello Liisa thank you for your review, I am so pleased you had a great time. Whilst I am passionate about the outdoors it is always your experience that comes first. I hope to see you again in the future, and thank you for adventuring...More

Reviewed June 21, 2019

Would thoroughly recommend Lee. We had such a fun time ghyll scrambling for a friend’s birthday. Lee is professional, knowledgable and friendly with all his equipment to a high standard. Already planning our next adventure.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Jo R
Reviewed June 14, 2019

Me and my mate found mountain rat adventures online and were not disappointed! Lee is a very friendly and easy going guy and a true professional. you are provided with everything you need and we were really impressed to be provided with special foot wear...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank sam99hopwell
MountainRatAdventure, Owner at Mountain Rat Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2019

Hi Sam, Thank you for the great review. It was a real pleasure to canyon with you both and to share my passion. I consider footwear to be really important to your safety as you are aware. I am looking forward to another trip with...More

Reviewed May 3, 2019 via mobile

Brilliant day canyoning today. Kit was amazing... really thick, warm wetsuits with layers and boots. Comfy minibus. All communication beforehand was spot on and we were given different options to choose from. Really good instructions and guidance. Lee was amazing from start to finish. Really...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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MountainRatAdventure, Owner at Mountain Rat Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

Hello Sarah Thank you for the great review. It was fantastic to meet you all and share in your canyon adventure. I do try really hard to make the day yours and hopefully pass on some of my passion too. I can't wait to meet...More

Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

We had a day canyoning at Longsdale canyon. Lee was outstanding with us all day, more than kept up with our levels of banter. Everything during the day was clearly explained to us, we all felt at ease with what we were doing as all...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 26, 2019

My self and my partner had a Canyoning day near Helvellyn. My partner is an experienced canyoner and this was my 2nd trip. We would highly recommend Lee for his local knowledge and safety standard. Met Lee at his home and he gave a clear...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 22, 2019 via mobile

An adrenaline sporting activity. I don’t write many reviews well none I think this is my first one and Lee gets it. Good humoured well mannered lee guides you through a heart pumping activity in the best possible way. If you are seeking to do...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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LeeW3666, Owner at Mountain Rat Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2019

Hi Kurt, thank you for your review, it was great to meet you both and have fantastic adventure. I hope you enjoy looking back at the photographs.

Reviewed August 28, 2018

I took a day canyoning trip at Fisherplace Gill with Lee Wilson of Mountain Rat Adventures. The trip was just Lee and myself. This was a technical, guided rappelling (i.e., abseiling) trip down ~10 waterfalls using a harness and ropes. What an amazing experience! From...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

What a fantastic adventure. Top quality equipment and a truly professional guide in Lee . If you want the best look no further !

Date of experience: August 2018
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Mountain Rat Adventures is very adept at taking young adults on adventure activities. On my canyoning adventures there is a minimum of two participants. It would better if your son could join another group. Feel confident in... More
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