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

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]