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We are a small, friendly company that specialises in tailoring courses to perfectly fit your needs. We offer personalised tuition in rock climbing and map reading and also multi-activity days for families and friends. Our courses are based...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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48 Devonshire Road, Ulverston LA12 9AJ, England
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+44 7984 410230
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

My son and myself spent a very informative and enjoyable day with Jill upon the one day beginners navigation course. Our objective for the day was to learn how to more effectively utilise an OS map, to be able to identify features to find our...More

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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you so much for leaving us a review. We are glad you found the course worthwhile. We look forward to seeing you in the spring.

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Thank you Jill for a great day on the beginners navigation course. I was a complete beginner and this course has given me the confidence to venture out on my own. The group was small so we had plenty of opportunity to practice and Jill...More

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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Thank you very much for writing a review. Small group size is something that is very important for us so I am glad you felt the benefits. Hope you enjoy exploring the countryside with your new skills.

Reviewed 26 August 2018

My boyfriend and I did a one-day beginners navigation skill course and we were very satisfied. My boyfriend was a total beginner and enjoyed it very much. I am quite used to read maps and hike on the hills but I still learnt A LOT...More

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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. It was lovely to meet you both and we are very pleased that you both enjoyed the day. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 14 August 2018

Just a brilliant day for all of us. This was the highlight of our holiday. We were all pushed and challenged to a thoroughly enjoyable extent as we trekked in our waterproofs up the flow in the Langdales, absolutely sodden! From climbing a roped rockface,...More

Thank Carol M
Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review. We are really glad you all had such a great time. Looking forward to seeing you all again soon.

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

My friend Sam and I booked a two day private course with the intention of learning the skills necessary to move on to multi pitch climbing and also be guided up Troutdale Pinnacle. The weekend was everything we hoped for and more... Day one was...More

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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review Jim. We are so glad you both had a great weekend. Good luck with the climbing and we hope to see you again some time.

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Myself and two friends have just returned from a great two days with Gill on a private intermediate navigation course. Fantastic tuition, learnt so much, Gill is an exceptional teacher and good company too! Can’t wait to get out on the fells and practice everything...More

Thank Caroline B
Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Hi Caroline, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. I really enjoyed my weekend with you all as well. I look forward to running an advanced course for you all.

Reviewed 28 April 2018

I booked Nick for the third time (which hopefully tells you how much we have enjoyed his work), for half a day of kids climbing and a full day out in the fells. The kids climbing day was very wet but Nick kept four kids...More

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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

Thanks so much for leaving us a review. We are glad you all enjoyed another two days out with Nick.

Reviewed 16 April 2018

Wanted more scrambling experience and confidence on terrain I didn't think I could safely manage. Nick led me and my partner up striding edge on Helvelyn giving useful tips and reassuring comments on the way. We both learnt lots and our confidence is now booming....More

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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. Hope you have fun using your new-found knowledge.

Reviewed 9 April 2018

Just completed a one day navigation course run by Jill. It was really good. Very informative and I learnt a lot. Jill was really patient and had a great teaching style, patience with a sense of humour. Will now put in to practice what we...More

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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are really glad you enjoyed your day. We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Nick was a perfect instructor for out 14 and 11 year old daughters. They grew in confidence and had a great time. They tried three different climbs and abseiled at the Bowderstone. We did a morning which was three hours and felt like enough as...More

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Jill C, Owner at More than Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. Really glad your daughters enjoyed their half day of rock climbing. Hope to see you all back again soon.

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