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Lakes Jan 2019 Newsletter: Mountain Heritage Trust

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01/01/2019

MHT Autumn has proven that mountain heritage is gaining an ever greater interest amongst the climbing community. In recent months the Mountain Heritage Trust has been working hard to present new and old generations with an opportunity to re-live our history and the bold characters who made it. MHT is based at Blencathra Centre above Threlkeld, near Keswick.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Man and the Mountain: Chris Bonington resists the status quo

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18/09/2018

Man and Mountain, it's fair to say that Sir Chris Bonington found his calling in remote high areas across the globe. But when did he first realise he was made for the mountains? And did anything ever stand in his way of making these daring ascents? Mountain Heritage Trust's own Jonny Dry explains how Sir Chris' love of climbing and mountaineering helped him resist the status quo.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

British Women Climb: the new exhibition from MHT

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11/10/2017

British Women Climb, the Mountain Heritage Trust’s new exhibition, opened at the Keswick Museum last month. Available to view until 16 September 2018, the installation celebrates the significant achievements of female climbers from the past 200 years.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

BMC helps fund Mountain Heritage move to secure our history

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29/03/2017

Mountain Heritage Trust moves into stunning new base at Blencathra – with help from the BMC.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

New Blencathra base for Mountain Heritage Trust

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19/12/2016

The Mountain Heritage Trust has just announced they will be moving to a new base at the Blencathra Centre in early 2017.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Savage Arena: The legacy of Joe Tasker

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07/09/2016

Joe Tasker’s disappearance with Pete Boardman near the summit of Everest in 1982 remains a mystery. Celebrate and explore his life and legacy at Mountain Heritage's latest exhibition in Keswick from 9 September 2016 to May 2017.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

What is the BMC Gallery of Mountaineering?

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11/08/2016

The BMC Gallery of Mountaineering was officially launched at Kendal Mountain Festival in November 2016. Find out more about the gallery and view images online.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Remembering BMC Patron Lord Chorley

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09/03/2016

"He made huge contributions to the development of mountaineering organisation and to protection of the mountain environment. His quiet wisdom, advice and support were very important," remembers Chris Bonington. BMC patron Lord Roger Chorley, who steered the National Trust through the most turbulent time in its history amongst many other feats, has died aged 85. We pay tribute.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

What is the Mountain Heritage Trust?

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16/07/2015

The key role of the Mountain Heritage Trust (MHT) is to ensure that Britain's unique and fascinating heritage, artefacts, history, traditions and records of the people connected with its mountainous areas are conserved, documented, made accessible and, most importantly, communicated to as wide an audience as possible.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Kangchenjunga: Five Treasures of the High Snow exhibition opens in Keswick

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15/05/2015

Mountain Heritage Trust is delighted to announce its new exhibition - Kangchenjunga: Five Treasures of the High Snow - has now opened at Keswick Museum and Art Gallery.
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