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Scrambling day on Broad Stand (Scafell) in the Lake District, England

Join Paul, an AMI/MIA-certified guide, for a truly classic English scramble up throughFat Man's chimney and along Broad Stand in the stunningly scenic Lake District.

Duration1 day
Offer periodJun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelOccasional
Type of tripPrivate


  • Enjoy the stunning scenery of England's Lake District.

  • Take advantage of one of England's most classic scrambles.

  • Learn new skills and hone existing techniques as you go.


Widely known as the first recorded climb in the Lake District, Broad Stand is certainly one of the most classic scrambling routes in the region.

Located on Scafell mountain, we will make a rope-assisted ascent up to the peak’s summit via Fat Mans chimney and the Broad Stand.

We will start our day by heading up through Fat Mans Chimney, which is a nice warm up for the rest of the scramble that is to come.

Once we’ve passed through here, we head up over Broad Stand, which is pretty challenging during the best of conditions and quite a bit more difficult if the route is wet (hence the rope assistance).

The views from the top are well worth the effort though and after the scramble you will feel rewarded looking down what you’ve just come up!

This is a difficult scramble, rated as a level 3, the most difficult rating for a scrambling ascent. Previous experience is very helpful, but not 100 percent necessary as long as you have the appropriate level of mental and physical fitness.

So what are you waiting for? Book now for a thrilling and fun day of scrambling up Scafell mountain via the Broad Stand!

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About the guide

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I am the owner at Rock n Ridge and have spent over 20 years enjoying the mountains of the UK & Europe. I hold the Mountain Instructors Award (MIA) which is the highest ‘summer’ outdoor qualification in the UK. Paul also holds the Winter Mountain Leader qualification, and has qualifications in Mountain Biking, Canoeing & is a Pilates instructor.

I am passionate about my work and find that I can easily build rapport with people. I decided to set up Rock n Ridge in 2017 for my love and passion of the outdoors, as well as the fun and enjoyment of sharing that love with others.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

GBP 217 each

Group of 2

GBP 114 each

Group of 3

GBP 104 each

Group of 4

GBP 93 each

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