Derek Walker

As part of it’s on-going development, the Mountain Heritage Trust is pleased to announce it has secured almost £50,000 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. The project is designed to examine the Trust's current position and consider its role for the future, including how it can raise awareness of this nationally important collection and make it accessible to a wider range of people.

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 knowledge and experience about climbing matters and was very supportive of the work of the Mountain Heritage Trust in safeguarding the heritage of British climbing and mountaineering.  Footage of Derek featuring in a RAF training Film with Johnnie Lees will ensure our fond memories. He will be greatly missed.

A memorial service for Derek Walker will be held in St Laurence’s Church, Frodsham, WA6 6AD at 2pm on Thursday 31 January with a reception at Frodsham Golf Club afterwards.

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