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A Night on The Ogre

MHT are delighted to present their next fundraising event – A Night on the Ogre with Sir Chris Bonington and Doug Scott reliving their incredible fight for survival whilst descending. The illustrated lecture followed by a sumptuous dinner takes place on … [more]

Everest Needs You Mr Irvine

Lakes College are delighted to announce the next talk in their Mountain Lecture Series will be by Julie Summers ‘Everest Needs You Mr Irvine’ on Thursday 10th October. The final lecture in the series features Sir Chris Bonington ‘Boundless Horizons’ on Thursday 14th November. … [more]

Kelvin Kent Lecture

Mountaineer, adventurer, author and businessman Kelvin Kent, returns to Jersey on Friday 13th September to deliver an Illustrated Talk about the spirit of human endeavour and life on the mountain. Kent will be taking a look at two historic and classic … [more]

Horace ‘Rusty’ Westmorland talk

Frank Grant will be giving an illustrated talk about Lakeland’s last climbing pioneer: Lieutenant-Colonel Horace ‘Rusty’ Westmorland on Friday 28th June at 6.30 – 10pm, Victory Hall, Dalston. Tickets are £3 on door and includes a free raffle draw entry, Contact Frank … [more]

Brave, Bold, Beautiful & Barmy

Following hot on the heels of the successful lectures given by Rick Allen and Andy Houseman, MHT are pleased to announce the next in the series on Thursday 13th June at our intimate venue Longlands Barn, Uldale where Jim Fotheringham, Jim Lowther … [more]

‘Live’ posts from 1953 Everest Expedition

MHT is delighted to announce that Susan Band, wife of the late George Band has generously agreed to allow MHT to post excerpt’s from George’s diary to mark the 60th anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest. Follow our … [more]

George Lowe (1924-2013)

We are very sorry to learn of the death of George Lowe on 20th March. George was a valued and much respected member of the 1953 Mount Everest Expedition team and was on hand to open the display celebrating the 50th anniversary … [more]

Derek Walker

MHT are very saddened to hear of the death of Derek Walker and wish to pass our heartfelt condolences on to his wife and family. As former President and General Secretary of the BMC, Derek had an enormous amount of … [more]

Andy Houseman Lecture

 The next MHT fundraising lecture sees Andy Houseman giving an illustrated talk about his experiences on the South Face of Denali and the North Face of Chamlang.  The date of the event is 31st January and start time is 7pm … [more]

Christmas Closure

Please note the MHT Office will be closed for the festive season from noon on Monday 24th December, re-opening 9am on Wednesday 2nd January 2013. Thank you to everyone for your generous support during 2012 and looking forward to working together … [more]