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NEWS: Kendal Mountain Festival 2018: Report

Kendal Mountain Festival 2018: Report

The Kendal Mountain Festival has finished for another year. Its trademark blend of films, talks, events, stalls and banter proved a big hit, with thousands of visitors over the weekend

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NEWS: Film - A Perfect way to Say Goodbye

Film - A Perfect way to Say Goodbye

"Before my Mum passed in April of this year she wrote me a letter" says mountain filmmaker Murray Wilkie. "I wanted to read it on top of a mountain..."

UKH Route Cards Back On Track

With the support of new sponsor Sprayway, UKH Route Cards are back to full functionality. We think it's been worth the wait.

Garbh Choire Refuge, Braeriach, is Rebuilt

The Garbh Choire Refuge was recently renovated. The tiny emergency shelter in a remote corrie of Braeriach had been steadily deteriorating for many years. Cairngorm blogger Neil Reid, who took part in the project, explains what's been done.  

Zoe Penfold - Walking the 870-mile Welsh Coast on £1 Per Day

27-year-old outdoor instructor Zoe Penfold is walking the Welsh coast on an ultra-tight budget to...

2017 - Landmarks of the Mountain Year

From record-breaking runs and epic walks, to a controversial camping ban, there's been plenty of hill news in 2017. Here are...

The Lake District awarded UNESCO World Heritage status

The Lake District has become a UNESCO World Heritage Site, joining just over 1000 other locations worldwide,...

Jane Batchelor - 2500 Miles Through British History

Long distance walker Jane Batchelor is part-way into a solo mission of at least 10 months, a walk along the...

Press Releases

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PRESS RELEASE: Joe Browns & The Climbers Shop - Our Heritage & Joining Forces Online

Joe Browns & The Climbers Shop - Our Heritage & Joining Forces Online

We have come together online; our website and newsletter have joined forces. Our separate Joe Brown and The Climbers Shop websites have merged so that we can offer a single, simple site that is easy to shop regardless of what device you may be usi...

KMF announces the launch of the all new Kendal Mountain Literature Festival

We are delighted to announce that we will be launching the all new Kendal Mountain Literature Festival as part of the main Festival weekend this November, celebrating a diverse mix of literature, arts and new...

Rab - The Mountain People

This August Rab are proud to introduce ‘The Mountain People’. Highlighting what we are most passionate about, we would like to share more of the stories that make us unique; from the people who design, make and test each item, to those that have grown up...

Kendal Mountain Festival 2017 Film Passes NOW ON SALE

Film is the beating heart of Kendal Mountain Festival, and this year we are bringing you even more...

Mountain Equipment Announce #MEclimbing Competition 2017 - Get Involved

#MEclimbing Competition. It’s back. Our Summer-long climbing competition returns...

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