Nepalese Fundraising Dinner

Join Sir Chris Bonington and Doug Scott CBE for an evening of talk and Nepalese food.  This fundraising event for the Nepal Earthquake Fund takes place on Saturday 30th May at Caldbeck Parish Hall between 7-10pm.  Tickets are £15 and … [more]

MHT April Newsletter

    Catch up with the latest MHT news in our April Newsletter. Please follow the link below to access the newsletter:  

Unique Post – Dual Role Administrator

The Trustees of the Mountain Heritage Trust (MHT) and Directors of Active 8 Events Ltd are seeking a part-time freelance assistant to work with staff and take over responsibility for the administrative tasks.  We are looking for someone who is … [more]

Past Events: John Porter – Moving Mountains

Local mountaineer and author John Porter is giving a lecture Moving Mountains at Theatre By The Lake, Keswick on Wednesday 11th March at 12:45pm as part of the Words By The Water literature festival. John tells the history and style of a … [more]

Sir Chris Bonington : My Climbing Life

A huge audience joined Sir Chris Bonington, friends and family to celebrate his eightieth year by sharing stories and anecdotes of his outstanding climbing career and personal life. The evening commenced with an introduction by former MHT Chair, Julie Summers and a … [more]

Chris Bonington : My Climbing Life – RGS, London 11th Feb at 7pm

Join us for an audience with pre-eminent mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington and specially invited guests to celebrate his wonderful climbing life. He will be in conversation with former MHT Chair, Julie Summers, discussing his life and career amongst the mountains.  Spanning more than sixty years, Chris’s outstanding … [more]

Everest’s Wildest Dream

We are delighted to announce Rebecca Stephens and Leo Houlding as our guest speakers at the forthcoming fundraising event on Wednesday  8th October at the Law Society, London. Guests will be welcomed with a champagne reception, followed by a lecture exploring the … [more]

Mick Burke Slide Collection Digitised

Following a most generous donation from John and Beth Bevan and Sara Burke, the slide collection compiled by Mick Burke has been digitised.  The contents cover a wide range of expeditions to South America and the Himalaya.  Sadly some images … [more]

Ed Douglas reports on Melchior Anderegg, King of the Guides

Ed Douglas has travelled to the Swiss Alps to celebrate the centenary of Melchior Anderegg’s death. Dubbed ‘The King of the Guides’, Melchior achieved many first Alpine ascents, often escorting British climbers, aristocrats who had begun to travel for adventure. … [more]

MHT Patron Sir Chris Bonington turns 80

We would like to wish our fantastic Patron Sir Chris Bonington many happy returns as he turns 80 on the 6th of August 2014. Sir Chris was the Founder Chair of MHT from 2000-5 and has been hugely supportive of … [more]