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About edenoutdooradventures

Outdoor Activity provider offering walking, climbing, canoeing, ghyll scrambling, first aid and other skills courses. Offering courses in the Lake District and Northern Pennines as well as around the UK and Alps, North Africa and Iceland.

Snow Shoeing in Les Carroz

The village of Les Carroz is situated above the l’Arve Valley in the Haute Savoie in France. In the winter it is a part of the large ski area known as the  Grand Massif which includes Flaine, Morillon, Samoens & … Continue reading

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A walk from Dufton in the Eden Valley

This walk starts from the pretty village of Dufton situated at the foot of the North Pennines in the beautiful Eden Valley. The name of the village is derived from the Anglo Saxon for a farmstead where doves are reared. … Continue reading

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Helvellyn by the Edges in Winter

If you are looking for some adventure this winter then why not consider  climbing Helvellyn by its edges? This classic summer time scramble can offer a fantastic introduction to winter mountaineering! Start your journey in the village of Glenridding. There … Continue reading

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Family ghyll scrambles

Looking for a fun family outdoor activity? Then why not try ghyll scrambling? What is it? A ghyll is the name used in the Lake District for a mountain stream. As the name suggests, ghyll scrambling is climbing up or … Continue reading

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Helvellyn in Summer & Winter

Helvellyn stands at 950m which makes it the 3rd highest mountain in the Lake District. To get to the summit you can take a number of routes. Some of these appear in most guide books, some are a little more … Continue reading

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Family Canoe on Ullswater

The Ullswater valley in the Lake District is considered by many to hold the most beautiful of all the Lakes. It certainly has a great deal to offer visitors with fantastic walking as well as a number of ways to … Continue reading

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An Ullswater Journey

The Ullswater Valley has many opportunities for walkers and water lovers to explore and discover this valley. Why not combine walking and canoeing to make a memorable day out? For this journey you need to consider the weather as it can … Continue reading

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