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ghyll scrambling

Welcome to Mountain Memories, your ultimate guide to the thrilling world of Ghyll Scrambling. Experience an adrenaline-pumping adventure like no other as you navigate stunning gorges and cascading waterfalls.

Ghyll Scrambling (also known as Gorge Walking or Canyoning) is a popular activity in the Lake District that combines hiking, climbing, and swimming in nature's awe-inspiring landscapes. Scramble through rock formations, swim, jump into crystal-clear pools, slide down natural water slides, and even try abseiling for an extra thrill.

At Mountain Memories, safety is our top priority. We provide you with top-of-the-line equipment, including wetsuits, helmets, and harnesses, ensuring that you are well-prepared and protected throughout your ghyll scrambling experience. Our knowledgeable guides are experts in the terrain, trained to navigate the gorges and provide you with guidance and support every step of the way.

Ghyll scrambling is a fantastic adventure for individuals, families, or friends looking to bond and create lasting memories. It offers an adrenaline rush and an opportunity to immerse yourself in nature's beauty. Conquer waterfalls, admire breathtaking views, and feel a sense of accomplishment.

Whatever your ability or confidence level, we can find the right ghyll for you. Check out our options below and contact us to book or discuss the best choice if you’re not sure which one is best for you.


Perfect for the whole family

from the young to the veteran, these are simple and fun.


A natural and wild water park

Great fun with slides, climbs and jumps.


Starts to get technical

Ropes and harnesses come out for these ones.

WHat you need to bring

Warm change of Clothes​ , shoes and a towel

Underwear and a non cotton t shirt to put on under a wet suit

A pair of shorts or tacksuit bottoms to protect your wet suit

Fleece jumper

Woolly/Warm Hat

Comfortable shoes (Trainer or boot with thick soles)

A drink and a snack

Any medication you may need

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