December 7, 2020
We have just received the sad news that Doug Scott has passed away aged 79. Doug was one of our most long-standing Trustees, a legend of British mountaineering and rock climbing, and a tireless fundraiser for Community Action Nepal.READ MORE
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October 26, 2020
As part of our 20th anniversary celebrations we're looking back through our collections and revisiting some of our greatest successes.READ MORE
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October 13, 2020
As part of our 20th anniversary celebrations we are taking a trip through some of the highlights from the Mountain Heritage Trust's collections. For our first collection highlight we are visiting one of the earliest collections in our care, which charts the climbing life of one the greatest rock-climbers of the pre-WWI era, Siegfried Herford. To celebrate this remarkable climber one of our dedicated volunteers, Fiona Cox (climber and writer) has written this piece for us.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.