Kangchenjunga – A Short History

Kangchenjunga: Five Treasures of the High Snow  A short history by Nicole Reeve Kangchenjunga, the highest mountain in India and the world’s third highest mountain stands at 8586m. It is known as Five Treasures of the High Snow after its five … [more]

March Newsletter

Check out the latest news at MHT here.

Preservation Guidelines

Historic collections need careful handling and packaging to ensure the best possible chance of their long-term survival. You can’t stop decay completely, but you can slow it down through storage – and avoid damage with careful handling. Kelda Roe, Collections … [more]

Intern at Chorley Hopkinson Library, Grasmere

The Chorley Hopkinson Mountaineering library at Allen Bank, Grasmere are looking for a Visitor Engagement Assistant to help visitors explore the unique library collection and discover exciting tales and adventures. To find out more about this exciting role please visit … [more]

February Newsletter

Find out the latest at MHT with our February Newsletter.  

Get Involved- Become a volunteer at Mountain Heritage Trust

The Mountain Heritage Trust is a registered charity forming the heritage arm of the British Mountaineering Council. The Trust’s key aims are to ensure that Britain’s unique and fascinating heritage, artefacts, history, traditions and records of the people connected with its … [more]

A History of the Chorley Hopkinson Family and Library

Chorley Hopkinson Mountaineering library Allan Bank, Grasmere Sophie Lawson, intern at the Chorley Hopkinson Mountaineering library in Grasmere has shared her latest project with us just before she finishes her post this month (Do not worry, she will still be … [more]

Everest SW Face anniversary dinner

Below are  few photos taken at our latest fundraising event in London. The event took place at Plaisterer’s Hall and included a lecture by Sir Chris Bonington and Doug Scott CBE followed by a dinner then auction and raffle. The … [more]

Past Events: Tom Price Exhibition at Keswick Museum

Inspiring Adventure: An exhibition on Antarctic explorer and lifetime adventurer Tom Price. The exhibition will begin on the 12th November 2015 and continue through to February 2016 at Keswick Museum and Art Gallery, click on the link below to find … [more]

Operation Moffat

  Sponsored by MHT, Jen Randall and Claire Carter’s new film looks into the life of Britain’s first female mountain guide, Gwen Moffat. Click here to see the trailer on BMC TV.