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Julian Cooper Exhibition

Currently showing until Christmas are four paintings by Alpine Club member Julian Cooper that have not been seen before in the UK. They are part of a joint show called ‘Fire and Ice’ at Michael Richardson’s Art Space Gallery. Only … [more]

Christmas Cards For Sale

Mountain Heritage Trust are pleased to offer for sale a christmas card featuring a wonderful image of the Eiger.  The image was taken by Sir Chris Bonington and he has generously donated its use for these cards.  They are priced … [more]

Eiger Lecture – BUY TICKETS!

MHT is hosting a fundraising lecture given by Sir Chris Bonington and Ueli Steck about their exploits entitled “Triumph and Tragedy on the Eiger”at the RGS on Thursday 1st December at 7pm.  Sir Chris will talk about his first ascent … [more]

Mallory Replicas Compared

It was a real pleasure to meet with Geordie Stewart yesterday, the youngest Brit to climb the Seven Summits. MHT were assisting in filming a segment for an upcoming film which compares the clothing worn by Geordie to that worn by George … [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]

Mallory Replica Clothing

Geordie Stewart, the youngest Brit to attain the Seven Summits will be visiting MHT next month to learn more about the clothing worn by George Mallory which will feature in a forthcoming film. Olympian James Cracknell (known for his aptitude at … [more]

Walter Bonatti (1930 – 2011)

MHT are sorry to learn of the death of Italian mountaineer Walter Bonatti.  Referred to by Chris Bonington as “among the greatest of all time”.

George Band (1929 – 2011)

We are very sorry to learn of the death of George Band on 26th August. George was a valued and much respected supporter of MHT and was instrumental in helping to establish the National Mountaineering Exhibition at Rheged. We shall … [more]

New Website

MHT is pleased to announce the launch of its new website. Visitors to the site will be able to see what we’ve been doing and what we plan to do! As well as providing background information on MHT, visitors will … [more]

Oral History Speaks Out!

MHT in conjunction with Rock Archivist is pleased to announce the availability of the first in a series of audio interviews conducted by Giles Barker as research material for his unpublished book ‘Peak Performance – A century of climbing in … [more]