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Here you'll find answers to the questions we get asked the most about the Arc'teryx Climb Academy Lake District.


What is Arc’teryx Climb Academy?

The Arc’teryx Climb Academy Lake District returns May 25 – 27, 2024. Set in the stunning Langdale Valley — in the heart of the Lake District National Park — this boutique-styled Academy immerses you in UK climbing culture. The perfect place to learn and advance your climbing skills, it brings together world-class athletes, top-certified guides, and brand partners to deliver a wide range of clinics, workshops, and a supportive experience for all levels — no matter if you’re new to climbing or pushing your limits. At the end of the day, grab a beer, share a story, watch inspiring films, and listen to live music. This is your community: Time to connect, learn, and transform your mountain skills.

What does this event cost?

Each clinic has a specific price and needs to be paid for before participation. Payment for clinics does not include food, travel or accommodation costs. Most other activations at our Base Camp at the Sticklebarn pub in Lake District will be for FREE, including Film Night. A selection of drinks & food can be purchased at some locations of this event.


What should I bring?

Each clinic has a detailed kit list listed on the booking website. Please bring everything on the list. Depending on conditions, you might not have to use everything, but it is better to come prepared.

Can children attend?

All clinics are for adults, aged 18 and above. However, anyone can come and hang out at the Sticklebarn Base Camp.

What are the start / finish times of the clinics

Half day clinic will run between 9am-12.30pm and 1.30pm – 5.30pm. Full day will be 9am-5.30pm. Please make sure you check the times on your booking details.

Do I need a car during the event?

Most of the clinics are within walking distance from the base camp. The Roped scrambling clinic will have a shuttle that will leave from the base camp.

Do I need to bring my own climbing gear?

If you have it we recommend you bring your own kit for the clinics. There will be brands providing some demo gear at the base camp for those who do not own their own kit or who wish to try out specific gear.