Explore the latest happenings in the realm of mountain heritage, from riveting expedition accounts to thought-provoking articles.
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
May 9, 2023
Seventy years ago, in 1953, a team of climbers accomplished what was once thought to be impossible: they successfully reached the summit of Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world. The 1953 Everest Expedition marked a pivotal moment in mountaineering history and remains an inspiration for adventurers to this day. As we commemorate the 70th anniversary of this historic expedition, let us take a closer look at the remarkable achievement and its lasting impact.READ MORE
February 16, 2023
The Trust is entering a new phase of development and we are seeking to strengthen the Board of Trustees with the appointment of additional people. The Trustees provide strategic direction and support to the activities of the Trust through their knowledge, experience and practical skills.READ MORE
February 11, 2023
All of us here at the Mountain Heritage Trust are absolutely thrilled and delighted to be able to wish our Patron, John Innerdale a very Happy 90th Birthday today.READ MORE
January 3, 2023
A very Happy New Year to you all from everybody here at the MHT. If you were lucky enough to have one, we hope you had a nice holiday over Christmas and are now looking forward to all that 2023 has to offer.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.