Lake District Mountain Events

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Take on the Lakes' most famous peaks: Matterdale, Helvellyn, Striding Edge & Swirral Edge

The Lake District is famous for its breath-taking scenery and challenging mountain climbs. Whether you have always longed to experience this most beautiful part of the world, or whether you are well-acquainted with the Lakes and are simply seeking a challenge, Orange John's guided tours will provide you with memories to last a lifetime. 

Current guided tours include a route around Matterdale, a no-ridge climb up Helvellyn, and a hike that takes you along Striding Edge and Swirral Edge.

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10 miles. 6-7hrs
1:10 guide ratio 

This wonderful route gives you the unique opportunity to take in views of Ullswater, Helvellyn, Thirlmere, Skiddaw and Blencathra. Plenty of opportunities for rest and an experience you will never forget.


10-11 miles. 6-7hrs
1:10 guide ratio 

Helvellyn is England's third-highest mountain. We start in Glenridding, taking in 5 summits during this 6-7 hour circular route.

The route is challenging, so a good level of fitness is required.

Striding Edge and Swirral Edge

8-9 miles
1:6 guide ratio

Are you ready to conquer the infamous Striding Edge? Our guides will help you take on this ultimate challenge.

We will traverse Striding Edge and descend Swirral Edge. We may even take on Catsycam, time allowing.

Note: This event is weather dependent.

What you need to know?

We provide fully qualified, insured mountain guide with outdoor first aid certificate at a ratio of 1:10

Please note the following are not provided in the trip and ensure you take care of these before the trip starts:

  • Travel to/from event

  • Accommodation

  • Water/snacks

  • Equipment

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Experience the majestic lakes

Contact Orange John on: 
Mob: 07554 426656