The striding edge route that leads to the peak of Helvellyn is a knife-edged and exposed route that is extremely popular amongst scramblers who visit the lake district. In fact it's famous for being one of the most popular scrambles in the whole of the UK.

Begining in Lake District village of Glenridding this grade one scramble is an exhilirating experience, and is challenging for experienced hillwalkers or scramblers. Completing this scramble would see you climb a total of 850 meters at a distance of 6.5km, which means that it is the technicality and not distance of this scramble that provides the challenge.

In order to ensure the safety of the scrambling group a number of mountain leaders will guide you safely across the route breathtaking route.


5th April 2020


£60 per person (£20 deposit to secure open event place)

Client Benefits

We offer an unbeatable range of benefits:

  • 20% discount code for Montane®
  • 15% discount for Open Air, with a financial donation to our social mission for every sale
  • 15% discount code for Cotswold Outdoor and Snow+Rock
  • 20% discount for Summitfit
  • 5% discount on overseas expeditions

Kit List


Your safety is our top priority. Our activities are fully risk assessed and we hold Public Liability Insurance via Lockton LLP. Our leaders carry a mountain first aid kit, an emergency shelter, a fully charged mobile phone & spare battery, spare warm clothing & emergency food and we have two-way radio contact with all of our guides at all times during an event. We hold a Public Service Vehicle (PSV) Operator Licence.

Financial protection

We comply fully with the Package Travel Regulations and hold Financial Failure Insurance – so your money is fully protected. This policy will also include repatriation if required, arising from the cancellation or curtailment of your travel arrangements due to the insolvency of Inspire Alpine®. This insurance has been arranged by Towergate Travel through Zurich Insurance PLC. 


Regardless of the time of year, we may experience cloud, rain, wind, sun and even snow. The temperatures will be much cooler higher on the mountain tops, so having layers that you can add to and take off will work. We will of course adjust walking plans to take into consideration any adverse conditions, otherwise we go out in ‘most’ weather conditions, hence having waterproof and warm kit will help us carry on with our plans. Your Mountain Leaders are experience and qualified to make appropriate decisions about group safety. They will carry necessary group and safety equipment and are certified in Outdoor Emergency First Aid.

How To Book 

The booking process is as follows: 

1. Choose your ticket type below. You can choose:

  • Full payment by bank transfer: £60
  • Full payment online (1.5% fee added): £60.90
  • Deposit paid by bank transfer: £20
  • Deposit paid online (1.5% fee added): £20.30

You'll receive an email acknowledging receipt of your payment/booking.

2. Once you've booked and/or paid your deposit you'll receive a second email requiring you to complete our online Client Information & Medical Declaration Form, which must be completed before we can confirm your booking.

If you have a balance to pay, you can pay by bank transfer. Once you've submitted your  Client Information & Medical Declaration Form, we'll send you an invoice by email and this will include our bank details. 

You'll also need to read and agree to both our UK Trips Booking Terms & Conditions and our Participation Agreement (see below) - you will be asked to confirm this during Step 1 above when selecting your ticket type.

UK Booking Terms & Conditions Participation Agreement 

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