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Extreme Basecamp scenes  © KMF

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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Murray Wilkie film  © Murray Wilkie

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..."

route cards thumbnail  © UKH News
route cards thumbnail  © UKH News

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 montage  © Neil Reid
Garbh Choire montage  © Neil Reid

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.  

At the Menai Strait  © Zoe Penfold
At the Menai Strait  © Zoe Penfold

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...

Will montage  © Will Copestake
Will montage  © Will Copestake

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...

View of Ullswater from Gowbarrow Park – this photo is included in the Lake District’s bid for World Heritage Status  © Lake District National Park/Andrew Locking
View of Ullswater from Gowbarrow Park – this photo is included in the Lake District’s bid for World Heritage Status  © Lake District National Park/Andrew Locking

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,...

Yes Jane Can 1  © Jane Batchelor
Yes Jane Can 1  © Jane Batchelor

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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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...

Introducing the Kendal Mountain Literature Festival  © KMF
Introducing the Kendal Mountain Literature Festival  © KMF

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  © Rab
Rab - The Mountain People  © Rab

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 Film Passes On Sale  © KMF
Kendal Film Passes On Sale  © KMF

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 Photo comp 1  © Mountain Equipment
Mountain Equipment Photo comp 1  © Mountain Equipment

Mountain Equipment Announce #MEclimbing Competition 2017 - Get Involved

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


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