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Bold characters, epic tales and a little of the latest heritage news. Take a look at what we've been up to.

Did Irvine and Mallory climb Everest? New film tells all.

June 18, 2020

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This video explores the mystery of whether Sandy Irvine and George Mallory summited Everest.

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Temporary closure statement

May 1, 2020

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Temporary closure statement

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Mountain Heritage Trust film

April 17, 2020

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It's 20 years since the foundation of the Mountain Heritage Trust - find out about what we do in our new short film.

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Support Britain's mountain heritage when you shop at amazon

May 1, 2020

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21 years later - Mr Frostbite remembers

April 27, 2020

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April and May 2020 sees the 21st Anniversary of Nigel Vardy's life-changing climb on Mt McKinley in Alaska.

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In tribute to Joe Brown

April 16, 2020

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Fundraising thank you

April 8, 2020

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Mountain heritage homeschool

March 30, 2020

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Coronavirus closure information

March 17, 2020

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Exciting experimental project funded by The National Archives

February 19, 2020

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We've received £3,260 from The National Archives to try out a new approach to promotion and fundraising.

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Support Britain's mountain heritage when you shop at amazon

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Temporary closure statement

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21 years later - Mr Frostbite remembers

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Mountain Heritage Trust film

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In tribute to Joe Brown

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Fundraising thank you

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Mountain heritage homeschool

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Coronavirus closure information

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Peak Preview launches at Keswick Museum

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How they got there: Johnnie Lees

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Which climbing axe would you buy? The history of the ice axe

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Climb like a girl: Muriel Sauer

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Climb like a girl: Mabel Barker

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About Mountain Heritage Trust

From the first rock climbs on Napes Needle, to daring first ascents in the Greater Ranges, and incredible feats of competitive athleticism; our archive of films, images, books and artefacts echoes with some of Britain’s most iconic achievements and its boldest personalities. 

Now though we’re looking to the future, and asking what stories might lie amidst the crags and climbing gyms up and down the country. We all have own our mountain history, and in 2019 we're telling those inspiring stories from our incredible community.

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