What is gorge walking?
Gorge walking is a fantastic activity for families or groups, as well as couples, and can be as challenging as you want it to be.
Gorge walking involves scrambling up or down the gorge, jumping in pools, sliding down slides, traversing rock pools, climbing waterfalls and generally having fun in the water.
Why should I do gorge walking with climb365?
We love taking groups gorge walking and have been working and enjoying taking groups gorge walking in the Lake District for over 20 years.
We have a vast knowledge of the different gorge walking venues and how the water levels change and effect the safety.
We will choose the best venue for you as a group and for the water conditions. We think gorge walking is a fantastic activity and work hard to make your gorge walking adventure as fun as possible.
We are AALA licensed and therefore able to instruct groups of children and young people under 18 without their parents being present.
Where is the gorge walking?
All the gorge walking venues are easy to get to from Ambleside, Windermere and Keswick.
There are many different venues and it depends on what type of gorge walking you want.
Gorge walking in Stickle ghyll and Dungeon ghyll in Langdale are great beginner’s gorge walking. Good for families and younger children.
Gorge walking in Stickle ghylls’ upper section has several large waterfalls to climb and can be challenging in higher waters.
Gorge walking in Church Beck in Coniston has an easier, gentle lower section and a more committing upper section with large jumps and water slides for a more adventurous group.
Gorge walking in Stoney croft ghyll, near Keswick, is a sliding down ghyll and is great for any groups who want a fun-filled first experience of gorge walking.
Gorge walking the river Esk is a full day ghyll and has some fantastic jumps and waterfalls. It is definitely for those who are after a challenge and is an experience you will never forget. We call this day out canyoning.
Am I suitable for gorge walking
No experience of gorge walking is needed. Come ready to have fun and be challenged.
Kit we provide
We provide you with full-length wetsuits. These are brilliant, very stretchy and fit really well.
We have a wide range of sizes fitting big guys to the little skinny kid in the family.
Also included are a helmet, harness and a buoyancy aid.
Do you need to bring anything?
Yes, please bring a swimsuit for under the wetsuit and a pair of long shorts to go over the wetsuit to protect the seat of the suit and also to give you a bit of dignity.
You will need to bring trainers or walking boots, socks and a big towel for afterwards.
Oh and don’t forget some spare dry clothes!!
Adult £40 per half day session.
Child £30 per half day session (under 18 yrs).
We provide activities sessions solely for you and your friends/family. You are NOT joined to any other group.
We believe in delivering high-quality instruction just for you, and so we do not club individuals together solely to make extra money. We have found our clients prefer the benefit of the activity being just for them and the personal service this enables. We employ quality staff to run the session for you and so if you are a smaller group there is a slight increase in the cost.
Costs for 1 person add £120 to the per head cost
Costs for 2 people add £90 to the per head cost
Costs for 3 people add £60 to the per head cost
Costs for 4 people add £50 to the per head cost
Costs for 5 people add £35 to the per head cost
No additional cost for groups of 6 people or more.
We find quite a few people combine activities together to make a great day of adventure.
For Example. abseiling in the morning and gorge walking in the afternoon.
To see the other activities click: here
If you book two half-day sessions on the same day you can redeem the “Full day” discount of £10 per person per day. Simply add “full day” into the checkout page to redeem the discount.
All technical kit included.
No hidden costs
We work on a max group size of 1 instructor to 8 clients.
We will provide as many instructors as your group needs.
How to book
To book your own group adventure click: Group adventure activities
We use World Pay to make things safe and as easy as possible for you.
Once you have booked online, you will receive a confirmation email for your booking with all the arrangements for your activity.
If you are wanting to book an activity which starts within 48 hours of the booking date, please call us to discuss availability.