Information about lectures, displays, exhibitions and outreach activities being organised by or in conjunction with MHT.

A Lakeland Revival

We are very pleased to be supporting a fantastic initiative from outdoor brand Arc’teryx to revive 50 Lakeland trad routes that are becoming overgrown. Arc’teryx Lakeland Revival Climbing heritage owes much to the Lake District as it was here that … [more]

Mountain Heritage Trust goes On The Edge!

On the 25th-27th of July, MHT will take part in Kendal Mountain Festival’s inaugural foray into summer fun! ‘On The Edge’ is a unique event in partnership with the National Trust, and the weekend-long programme explores the theme of technology … [more]

Raven’s Pit

On Friday the 25th of July, The National Trust and Mountain Heritage Trust invite you to Raven’s Pit, a night of fire, ale and tall tales of climbing heritage at the Sticklebarn, Langdale. Stoking the fire will be the infamous … [more]

WWII ice axe auctioned for MHT

On Friday 6th June MHT Chair Julie Summers, Vice Chair Doug Scott and Patron Sir Chris Bonington gave an excellent Everest themed lecture with Leo Holding; hosted by Sir Melvyn Bragg at Hutton-in-the-Forest, Cumbria to help raise funds for The Northern … [more]

Adventures Exhibition

Mountain Heritage representatives including Chair Julie Summers, Trustee Anna Van Oordt, Collections Manager Maxine Willett, and Assistant Claire Carter were delighted to attend the opening of the Adventures exhibition at Rheged Discovery Centre featuring work of several of our patrons … [more]

Keswick Museum and Mountain Heritage Trust exhibition opening.

The Keswick Museum will reopen to the public on Saturday 24 May, when the Mountain Heritage Trust (MHT) will launch its first exhibition in its new residency at the museum. The first exhibition offers an intriguing look at the effect … [more]

High in the Wide Lands – Report

On a grim Saturday night in January, a crowd of unwitting climbers and friends bravely forwent the pub and turned out for ‘High in the Wide Lands’, the first in a series of events exploring landscape in art and words, … [more]

High Above Wide Lands

An evening of art and words inspired by landscape at Lyons’ Den, Hagglers Corner Sheffield on Saturday 18th January. There will be Readings from Niall Grimes, Claire-Jane Carter, Mark Doyle, Helen Mort and Heather Dawe. Artwork on display by Tessa Lyons, Jill Ray, Heather Dawe, Al Williams, Alex Ekins, Mandy Payne and Dan Arkle. Music … [more]

A Night on The Ogre

MHT are delighted to present their next fundraising event – A Night on the Ogre with Sir Chris Bonington and Doug Scott reliving their incredible fight for survival whilst descending. The illustrated lecture followed by a sumptuous dinner takes place on … [more]

Everest Needs You Mr Irvine

Lakes College are delighted to announce the next talk in their Mountain Lecture Series will be by Julie Summers ‘Everest Needs You Mr Irvine’ on Thursday 10th October. The final lecture in the series features Sir Chris Bonington ‘Boundless Horizons’ on Thursday 14th November. … [more]