Go MAD In The Peak District

Four exhilarating challenges all in one Multi. Activity. Day!

Cave | Climb | Abseil | Gorge Walk

Gorge Walking Peak District

Experience the ultimate combination of adventure activities for an unforgettable day of climbing, abseiling, caving and gorge walking in the heart of the Peak District.

You’d be MAD to miss out!


Typical Itinerary – The order could change slightly

  • 10:00: Meet in Hathersage for group briefing and drive together to Stanage Edge (10 min).
  • 10:20-12:00: Climbing & abseiling at Stanage Edge
  • 12:00-13:00: Drive to the cave (15 min) & lunch
  • 13:00-14:30: Caving
  • 15:00-15:30: Drive to the Snake Pass Inn
  • 15:30-17:45: Gorge walking
  • 18:00: Changed and dry and ready to either have a pint or set off home with memories of an unforgettable day!

MAD Activity 1: Climb

Kick off the MAD adventure with the challenge of gritstone climbing at the iconic Stanage edge. Push yourself, reach the top, be rewarded with spectacular views over the Hope Valley.

MAD Activity 2: Abseil
It’s time for Mission Impossible! Get your adrenaline coursing as you abseil back down to terra firma with as much flair and speed as you can muster.

MAD Activity 3: Cave
Prepare to get muddy as you delve into the wild subterranean world of Bagshawe Cavern. Additional MAD points available for those crazy enough to take on the challenge of squeezing themselves through The Masher!

MAD Activity 4: Gorge walk
Don your wetsuit ready to jump, climb and scramble up the fresh water gorge. Starting and finishing at the Snake Pass Inn, not only is it the perfect finale for your MAD adventure, but you can also celebrate your successes with a pint!


We only run our MAD Activity Days as private events. Prices are per person and dependant on group size.

Number of PeoplePrice Per Person
1 person privately guided£399
2 people with private guide£219
3 people with private guide£149
4 people with private guide£119
5-6 people with private guide£99
7 people with private guide£89
8-29 people with private guide£79
30+ people with private guide£69

How to Book

Booking your place is easy! To get the ball rolling, all we need from you is an email to confirm the dates and activities as well as an initial £100 deposit to reserve your spot, then you’re on your way. The total participant numbers and the final balance isn’t due until 30 days before the activity takes place. To pay the deposit click Pay Now after reading our Terms and Conditions..

For your safety and security credit/debit card payments are processed through Paypal. YOU DO NOT NEED A PAYPAL ACCOUNT to pay via credit or debit card.

If you do not have a PayPal account, simply click on the Pay Now button below and get directed to the secure PayPal site, ignoring the option to log into PayPal. Look to the bottom of the page where you can click to use a credit/debit card.

Pay your £100 deposit to secure your exciting adventure

Pay by Other Methods

Other payment options are to: send us a cheque, bankers draft or postal order made payable to Lost Earth Adventures Ltd.

Or you can pay by BACS payment to: Lost Earth Adventures LTD, Barclays bank, account number 63070883, sort code 209956 Please state your full name with the BACS reference. You can also pay at any UK branch of Barclays giving these details or come and visit us to pay cash.


Click on the arrows to take a photographic adventure through the Peak District.

Additional Information

Where to Meet

We will be meeting in the village of Hathersage at the cafe inside the climbing shop called Outside. The postcode is S32 1BB. However the meeting location could change slightly. We will send you out exact joining instructions when you book.


At Lost Earth Adventures we take safety very seriously. We have public and product liability insurance, write risk assessments for every activity we offer and use highly experienced and qualified instructors with a good client to staff ratio. Read more about our safety policy.

Call us on 01904 500094 or email us at info@lostearthadventures.co.uk to discuss what we can do for you. To view the terms and conditions of booking a course in the UK please click here.

Children under 18 and older than 7 are most welcome to join us for our MAD events but please let us know when booking how many and what ages they are. We have no upper age limit, as long as you have the determination and a sense of adventure!

What to Bring

We will provide you with all the equipment you need and our qualified instructors will take care of everything else. You simply need to bring:

  • Comfortable and warm clothes to change into after your activities
  • Spending money for tea/snacks
  • Pair of old trousers or shorts to wear over the wetsuit to protect it (Gorge Walk)
  • Old boots or shoes you don’t mind getting wet (must be closed toe)
  • If you want to wear something under a wetsuit please make sure it is synthetic material (rash vest, technical hiking ‘T’ shirt or similar)
  • For caving we recommend three warm layers for the upper body (i.e T-shirt, sweat shirt and fleece top), warm trousers (jogging or cargo trousers but no denim) and thin warm hat to fit under your helmet

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