Wanderlust Women Climbing Weekend

Lake District. 17th - 19th June. 6 people max

  • Starts 17 Jun
  • 240 British pounds
  • Caldbeck, north Lake District

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Come and join us for a weekend of indoor and outdoor climbing in the Lake District! This retreat is specifically for women from muslim backgrounds, and is part of the Wanderlust Womens group. The weekend is for women who are really interested in learning how to climb. You don't need any prior experience, just as long as you are keen to learn and build up your confidence on rock and indoor climbing walls. We want this weekend to have a small group vibe, and be a nice mix of spending time away together, being in a beautiful place, and getting stuck in to climbing. We will do one day of outdoor climbing, and one day of indoor climbing. Who is running the weekend? Esther Foster will be instructing the weekend. Esther has been part of many Wanderlust activities and retreats before. Shareen from the Wanderlust Women will be helping during the weekend, answering some of your questions beforehand, and helping to make the weekend as fun, supportive and successful as possible! Dates, times and itinerary: Arrive Friday 17th June from 6pm onwards Saturday: Indoor or outdoor climbing (depending on the weather!) We'll also have time for you to relax and enjoy the local area Saturday evening: group meal at the accommodation. We'll have a Halal veggie bean chilli, with lots of sides such as salads, rice and bread. You are also welcome to bring any additional food if you like. Sunday: Indoor or outdoor climbing (depending on the weather). We'll finish by 4pm so that people can travel home Accommodation: we will be staying in a lovely big AirBnB house in Caldbeck. This beautiful village is in the north lakes, 25mins drive from Penrith. There will be a mix of twin and single rooms, a fully equipped kitchen, wifi and comfortable living space. Cost: £240 per person This cost includes: 2 nights accommodation, 2 days of climbing instruction, climbing wall entry, climbing kit hire, 2 x breakfast, 1 x evening meal. You will need: Clothing suitable for being outdoors in Warm layers, and ideally a waterproof jacket Outdoor trainers Lunch and snacks for two days Travel: You will need to make your own way to Caldbeck. However, you may be able to share lifts with others, or we can arrange pick ups from Penrith Station To sign up: Email Esther at ask@estherfoster.co.uk by the 18th April. We'll then randomly choose 6 people from whoever signs up and take bookings/deposits. Any extras will be added to a reserve list.

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