KMF News: Mountain Equipment Pub Quiz and the RAB Party

Official Kendal Mountain Festival Trailer 2012

Here it is! The official new KMF Trailer 2012, crafted by Alastair Lee of Posing Productions. If this doesn't get you excited about the forthcoming Festival then nothing will.


Thursday Night Opening Ceremony: Outdoors at Kendal Town Hall

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This year the Kendal Mountain Festival opening ceremony is a free outdoor event in the centre of Kendal, hosted by Chris Bonington at Kendal Town Hall. There will be an outdoor showing of some amazing film footage from some of this years films.

It kicks off at 6:30pm this Thursday and there are other events on Thursday evening, check them out here

Below is a quick summary of Who is On.



On Friday, KMF is in full swing with lots of film sessions and......these special events.

Free Flight, Ski and Board, Wild Water, Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature, KEEN Wild Water Session - with Adrian Durrant, Wide Boyz - World Film Premiere, the adidas Endurance Session, the Marmot Night: Robert Jasper and Mountain Equipment Pub Quiz - Hosted by Andy Kirkpatrick.

Get your tickets here




On Saturday, KMF is in full swing with lots of film sessions and......these special events.

Jim Blyth - Skiing the 7 Continents, Book Event - Gordon Stainforth 'Fiva', British Mountain Guides workshops at Kendal Wall, Josh Dueck - The Freedom Chair, Tim Emmett; The Extreme World, Andy Cave - Alpine Extremes, The adidas TERREX 5 Mile Trail Run 2012,'Wide Boyz' – The Lecture with Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker, Liv Sansoz - Alpine Inspiration, Mick Conefrey 'Everest 1953', Paul Rose - An Adventurous Life, Will Gadd; Survival Strategies for High-Risk Situations, Berghaus Night: Karen Darke - An Adventurous Gene, Santa Cruz Bike Session, Berghaus Night: Autana Nights, Ines Papert - Rock and Ice and of course The RAB Party.

Get your tickets here





Sunday is the last day with lots of film sessions and......these special events.

Book Event - Bernadette McDonald, Kenton Cool and Keith Partridge - Carrying the Olympic Spirit, Matthias Fanck, Fred Beckey - Climbing in North America, Haglöfs Snowsports Session feat. Mike Douglas, The Pen is Mightier than the Sword (or Swiss Army Penknife) - Simon Yates, British Mountain Guides lectures, Ed Byrne and Andy Kirkpatrick - The Experimental Gig , The 2012 KMF Award Ceremony and The Winning Films.

Get your tickets here




The Kendal Mountain Festival 2012

Kendal Mountain Festival, 74 kb


The dates are 15-18 November and tickets are available now. Book online - - or by phone 01539 725133 - news as it happens at


Easily accessible from the M6 and by train and there are plenty of accommodation options in and around the town but you need to be on your toes as they fill up very quickly over the Mountain Festival weekend.

New this year is a camping field with basic facilities - more info.

For all your questions, accommodation and travel needs go to here you will find all the information you should need for your visit to Cumbria, alternatively call the accommodation booking line on 0845 450 1199.

Kendal Mountain Festival Sponsors 2012, 51 kb
Kendal Mountain Festival Sponsors 2012

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