Make a meaningful impact on the mountains you love by contributing to our preservation efforts.

How to donate

We have multiple options available to suit your preference.

Donate by

The Mountain Heritage Trust is based at the Blencathra Centre, near Threlkeld, between Keswick and Penrith, Cumbria.

Donate by

Account name: Mountain Heritage Trust
Bank name: Unity Trust Bank
Sort code: 60-83-01
Account number: 20495831

Please add a reference using your surname followed by MHT, e.g. Smith MHT

Donate by

Please make cheques payable to Mountain Heritage Trust and post to:

Mountain Heritage Trust
Blencathra Field Centre
CA12 4SG

Add 25% To Your Donation With Gift Aid

If you are a UK taxpayer, the value of your gift can be increased by 25% under the gift aid scheme at no extra cost to you or us. Please complete the Gift Aid form by clicking here and return it to the Mountain Heritage Trust.

Experienced climbers heading to the top of the mountain

Why donate to 
Mountain Heritage Trust?

  • Britain's Mountaineering Legacy

    Britain has a rich mountaineering history, with MHT holding a crucial part of this significant heritage.

  • Diverse Collections

    The Trust houses collections from rock-climbing growth in the 20th century to climbing wall developments.

  • Preservation and Growth

    MHT actively curates and showcases this heritage and targets specific collections to grow its archive.

Lab scientist doing research

How do we use your donation?

  • Employ Professionals

    Donations fund a full-time archivist to manage and catalog the collections.

  • Expansion Plans

    Future aspirations include employing more staff to expand cataloging as the archive grows.

  • Training Initiatives:

    Donations also train both staff and volunteers, enhancing their skills and knowledge.

Women looking on archived equipemnt

What else can you do to help?

  • Volunteer at MHT

    MHT welcomes those who can work alongside the archivist at the office.

  • Promote Nationwide

    Volunteers are needed to spread awareness of MHT's work at events, especially among climbers.

  • Engage at Climbing Venues

    Advocacy at climbing walls and through clubs is vital for MHT's reach and influence.

About Mountain Heritage Trust

As a dedicated team, we are committed to safeguarding the stories, traditions, and legacies woven into these rugged landscapes.