News

High in the Wide Lands – Report

On a grim Saturday night in January, a crowd of unwitting climbers and friends bravely forwent the pub and turned out for ‘High in the Wide Lands’, the first in a series of events exploring landscape in art and words, … [more]

High Above Wide Lands

An evening of art and words inspired by landscape at Lyons’ Den, Hagglers Corner Sheffield on Saturday 18th January. There will be Readings from Niall Grimes, Claire-Jane Carter, Mark Doyle, Helen Mort and Heather Dawe. Artwork on display by Tessa Lyons, Jill Ray, Heather Dawe, Al Williams, Alex Ekins, Mandy Payne and Dan Arkle. Music … [more]

MHT Assistant Required

The Trustees of the Mountain Heritage Trust (MHT) are seeking a part-time freelance assistant to work with the Archivist and Chair and take over responsibility for some of the administrative tasks.  We are looking for someone who is competent with … [more]

John Innerdale MBE

The Trustees of Mountain Heritage Trust are delighted and proud to celebrate their former Chairman and current Patron, John Innerdale, who has been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours. John was a founder trustee of Mountain Heritage, its vice chairman … [more]

Office Closure

Please be advised that the MHT Office will be closing at 12.30 on Monday 23rd December and will reopen Thursday 2nd January.  Wishing you all a wonderful Festive Season and thanking you for your support in 2013.

Can you help?

MHT are looking for donations of mountaineering books and mountaineering artefacts such as wooden handled ice axes to display and help raise funds for the trust. Please contact Jeff Ford (Trustee) if you have any items you wish to donate to … [more]

First in the Himalaya RGS London 20th November 2013

Kurt Diemberger, the legendary Austrian climber now in his eighth decade, headlines an exceptional line up of Himalayan pioneers at the Royal Geographical Society, Kensington Gore, London on Wednesday 20th November telling of  triumphs and tragedies in their quests to … [more]

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]