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

Rick Allen Mazeno Ridge Lecture

Doug Scott introduces Rick Allen who, with Sandy Allan, made the first traverse of Nanga Parbat by the 6 mile Mazeno Ridge earlier this year. Twenty years ago Doug with Sergey Efimov and two Sherpa friends made the very first … [more]

First on Kangchenjunga

Climbing legend and newly appointed MHT Patron, Joe Brown, made a rare public appearance last night. He thrilled a packed theatre at the Royal Geographical Society in London giving what he claimed to be his first lecture on the subject … [more]

Show us your Nuts!

Show us your Nuts at Kendal Mountain Festival. Welcome to the MHT’s very own ‘Antiques Roadshow’. The idea is simple, you bring along any old bits of kit, archive material, memorabilia or photographs and we’ll offer advice on how to preserve, … [more]

Commercial success to follow?

Plans are underway to develop Dan Smith’s exceedingly wearable and fully functional “Everywhere” Jacket for the commercial market. The design, which draws inspiration from the jacket George Mallory wore on the 1924 Mount Everest expedition, is being developed under the … [more]

Moments of Being

MHT Trustees Doug Scott, John Innerdale, Chris Bonington and Jeff Ford plus Archivist Maxine Willett at August’s fundraising lecture – Moments of Being by Doug Scott which raised £1675 for MHT – thanks to everyone for their most generous support!

Doug Scott Lecture

MHT are pleased to announce a fundraising lecture evening by Doug Scott on Thursday 30th August in Uldale, Cumbria.  Tickets are £18 and includes welcome drink and canapes. There will also be an auction of signed first edition mountaineering books … [more]

Tonight – Sir Edmund Hillary Memorial Lecture

Tonight, Alan Hinkes, the first Briton to summit all fourteen 8000m peaks will deliver a lecture about the last climb to complete the set “Kangchenjunga Finale and the 8000m Peaks”.  The lecture is the fourth sponsored by the Himalayan Trust UK and will … [more]

Show us your Nuts!

MHT will be hosting their first ever ‘antiques roadshow’ style event at next week’s Kendal Mountain Festival. There will be two sessions held over the weekend, between 12-2pm on Saturday and Sunday in the Play Group Room at The Brewery … [more]

Everest needs you, Mr Irvine

MHT Chair Julie Summers takes to the road with her lecture tour Everest Needs You, Mr Irvine. Sandy Irvine’s great niece and biographer brings alive one of the most exciting stories linked to Mount Everest. Further details of dates and … [more]

Triumph and Tragedy on the Eiger

Of all the great challenges of the Alps, the North Wall of Eiger stands supreme, both for the richness of its history and for the dramas, many of them all too tragic, that have taken place from the early attempts … [more]