News & Blog

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

2019 festive quiz answers

January 6, 2020

Happy new year everyone! We hope you had fun joining in our 2019 festive mountain book quiz. If you're still puzzling over a couple of tricky clues here are the answers.

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The Mountain Heritage Trust Christmas Quiz

December 12, 2019

News

Fancy your chances at guessing a few classic mountaineering books? Have a go at our short Christmas quiz to see how many books you can name from just the title and authors initials. We'll be publishing the results on our website in January.

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What's new at the Mountain Heritage Trust?

December 12, 2019

News

Our next exhibition at Keswick Museum in 2020 is giving a glimpse in to collections which we've only recently acquired. Details are still under wraps but take a look at some of the names we're looking to feature.

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The Hunt for Joe Brown's lost negatives

August 12, 2019

News

A rare collection of Joe Brown's photography negatives has gone missing. Mountain Heritage Trust and the Joe Brown family are appealing for information as to its whereabouts.

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Event: One Day as a Tiger, lecture with John Porter

November 8, 2019

Event

John Porter discusses his award-winning, humorous and poignant memoir of mountaineering legend Alex MacIntyre.

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Mountain Heritage Trust secures further National Lottery Funds

August 5, 2019

News

Mountain Heritage Trust is pleased to announce the next stage of it's development thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

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Mountain Heritage Trust hosts the Old Man, Destivelle and McArthur at Keswick Festival

May 28, 2019

News

We had a blast at Keswick Mountain Festival earlier this month. Have a read of what what we got we up to.

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Job opportunity: Part-time Administrator

May 27, 2019

News

The Mountain Heritage Trust, is seeking a part-time Administrator to work with the Board Trustees and the Collections Manager of MHT on administrative tasks over the next four months.

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Trustee opportunity: Treasurer to join our board

May 27, 2019

News

We are looking for a new Treasurer to join our Board of Trustees to help guide and advise us on the financial health of the Trust.

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Job opportunity: Project Manager required for HLF-funded Resilient Heritage project

March 28, 2019

News

The Mountain Heritage Trust is seeking to appoint a Project Manager to oversee delivery of an HLF-funded Resilient Heritage project.

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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.