Explore the latest happenings in the realm of mountain heritage, from riveting expedition accounts to thought-provoking articles.
January 22, 2024
In this article, we take a closer look at the simplicity and authenticity of David Craig's poem, as it encapsulates the essence of a climber's encounter with the mountains.READ MORE
January 15, 2024
In this article, we embark on a literary expedition, celebrating the rich tapestry of literature inspired by mountain adventures.READ MORE
January 9, 2024
The Mountain Heritage Trust (MHT) is excited to support the recent release of a new biography, "Mountain Guru: The Life of Doug Scott," celebrating the extraordinary life and achievements of our esteemed former Patron and mountaineering icon, Doug Scott.READ MORE
December 19, 2023
The Boardman Tasker Award, established in 1983 to honor the memory of Peter Boardman and Joe Tasker, celebrates the spirit of mountain literatureREAD MORE
November 6, 2023
We delve into the world of mountaineering and its interplay with wildlife, we'll uncover the challenges, responsibilities, and ethical considerations that shape this fascinating relationship.READ MORE
October 30, 2023
Paul Tasker (brother of Joe Tasker) addressed the meeting and presented a photograph of the Mount Kongur 1981 expedition photograph.READ MORE
October 23, 2023
A journey into the heart of the Banff Mountain Film Festival, exploring its profound impact on inspiring people to connect with the great outdoors and kindling a passion for exploration.READ MORE
October 16, 2023
Penned by Phil Houghton, the poem titled "Piton" resonates with the endeavours of mountaineers, and marked the inauguration of the MHT head office at Blencathra back in 2017.READ MORE
August 9, 2023
The legacy of the past mountaineering historical feats, testing human endurance and discovering routes hitherto unclimbed, demonstrates why these legacies need preserving. IREAD MORE
May 22, 2023
In 2003, the Mountain Heritage Trust (MHT) organized a series of events to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest. The events included an exhibition at the National Mountaineering Exhibition in Penrith, a reception at the Alpine Club, and a gala event at the Odeon Leicester Square. The events were attended by many notable mountaineers, including Sir Chris Bonington, Ed Hillary, and Tenzing Norgay.READ MORE
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.