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Climbing Caving Canoeing Abseiling
Orienteering Guided Walks Mountain & Trail Biking Historic Sites

Activities for Adults, Family Groups, Young People,
Working Teams and Corporate Events
Escape runs Individually and Group tailored Activities offering half day, Single or Multi-Day Events.

Whether you are seeking challenges to a high level or wishing to experience achievement at a steadier pace; Escape offers a wide range of experiences organised to suit the needs and ability level of individuals or the group. In this way we aim to arrange activities that give a rich and rewarding experience to all participants; our feedback suggests that this is the case but we continuously strive to improve further.

We offer a variety of activities but these are by no means all that we can arrange the possibilities are endless!
Feel free to talk to us to discuss your ideas; we enjoy the challenge of turning ideas into reality, or let us suggest some suitable options.

Climb on one of the Peak’s many classic outcrops, or mix your day with climbing and abseiling. All activities are strictly controlled with safety ropes.

Build up to a main descent on a steep rock face and experience the sensation of achievement and exhilaration.

Canoe on the placid waters of reservoirs and canals or build up to extending your skills in the thrilling, swift and clear whitewater of the beautiful River Derwent. Advanced skills clinics also available.

Derbyshire boasts an extensive range of options from ‘walk in’ dry caves to wet and more technical systems.

A group challenge or fun family experience with a chance to improve on your navigation skills.

Map and Compass Skills
An opportunity to improve pinpoint navigation skills in varied landscapes. (tailored for people wanting to improve their navigation skills in gentle countryside or in a mountain environment).

Mountain & Trail Biking
A vast variety of routes in and around The Peak lend themselves to Mountain Biking. The Peak National Park also has a good range of dis-used railway lines converted for trail biking where you can hire bikes and enjoy more gentle terrain. We can provide a guided day in rough country or a fun team challenge along and around a trail.

Qualifications and Activities Licence
All activities at Escape are run by Instructors that hold the relevant National Governing Body Qualification and have many years experience in that particular field. Escape is
registered with the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority as licensed to provide specified activities under the following heading(s):
Kayaking, Open Canoeing, Hill Walking & Mountaineering, Gorge Scrambling including scrambling and weasling, Caving, Mine Exploration, Orienteering, Off-Road Cycling and Improvised Rafting.
License details can be confirmed by calling The Licensing Authority. Tel: 029 2075 5715

The Environment
Escape believes that the Outdoor Environment is both a precious and powerful resource that we should experience whilst maintaining the highest levels of care for participants and our surroundings. We also endeavour to use renewable resources when possible.

Length of day / half days / evenings
Our standard length of day runs from around 10.00 to 16.30 but days can be arranged to suit your needs. Half days and evening sessions run for approximately 3.5 hours