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Sir Chris Bonington to receive Piolets d’Or

9th April 2015 | 0 comments

  This weekend the 2015 Piolet d’Or awards for alpinism takes place in Chamonix and Courmayeur and among the recipients is Sir Chris Bonington who will receive the seventh Piolet d’Or Career award; the first of which was presented to Walter Bonatti in 2009. The Piolet d’Or event starts on April 9th in Chamonix, where there will be a screening of Jeff Lowe’s …

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Kendal Mountain Festival is GO!

20th November 2014 | 0 comments

It’s Thursday evening and we’ve just come from the opening ceremony of the 2014 Kendal Mountain Festival, which kickstarts three days of films, lectures and socialising in the heart of the Lake District! Crowds gathered in the centre of Kendal for the now-traditional screening of the official KMF trailer, introduced by ‘MC’ Andy Perkins and new co-patron of the festival …

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'Jeff Lowe's Metanoia' to be shown at Kendal Mountain Festival

11th November 2014 | 0 comments

Kendal Mountain Festival has secured the second public screening of ‘Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia’, a film about the life and times of the legendary US alpinist. Only two weeks ago, Jeff Lowe’s film was completed and premiered at Banff Mountain Festival on 2nd November. The film has been in production for several years, and to celebrate the screening, Jeff Lowe himself …