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Competition: Meet Ueli Steck and win his Mountain Hardwear Torsun Jacket!

5th November 2014 | 3 comments.

How would you like to interview one of the biggest ever mountaineering stars? You could also walk away wearing the jacket he uses and a couple of tickets to the Kendal Mountain Festival! Ueli Steck, one of the greatest alpinists alive today, invites you to lunch! Well-known for his almost unbelievable speed ascent of Annapurna’s legendary South Face in only …

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Kendal Mountain Festival latest

22nd September 2014 | 0 comments

Kendal, in the heart of the Lake District, plays host once more to one of the world’s most popular mountain festivals this November, with outdoor enthusiasts, adventure sports addicts and professional athletes coming together to share knowledge and experiences over a long weekend. The impressive line-up of lectures from inspirational athletes, talking about their latest groundbreaking achievements in a range …

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Win! A copy of 'Distilled' featuring Andy Cave

16th January 2014 | 0 comments

As featured in the current edition of Trek & Mountain, ‘Distilled’ is the latest film from Paul Diffley’s Hot Aches Productions and features world-renowned mountaineer Andy Cave. Although the film’s main focus is the story of Cave’s remarkable climbing career, the other stars of the film are undoubtedly the Scottish mountains in winter. Andy’s career is indelibly linked with Scottish …

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'Distilled' wins People’s Choice Award at KMF

25th November 2013 | 0 comments

The latest film from Hot Aches Productions, starring world-renowned mountaineer Andy Cave, has won the People’s Choice Award at this year’s Kendal Mountain Festival. Sponsored by outdoor brand Lowe Alpine, ‘Distilled’ examines why the Scottish Highlands are such a special place to climb in winter, and simultaneously tells Cave’s story which is itself inextricably linked to Scottish winter climbing. Written …

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EXCLUSIVE! Leo Houlding Ulvetanna interview

13th November 2013 | 0 comments

With the premiere of ‘The Last Great Climb’ this week, Leo Houlding and Alastair Lee have – in Doug Scott’s words – “taken climbing films to a whole new level”. We spoke to Houlding over the summer about the incredible logistics and skill required to not only climb the fearsome north east ridge of Ulvetanna, but to film the whole adventure as well.

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BMC TV goes live

4th November 2013 | 0 comments

A new online video channel set up by the British Mountaineering Council has officially gone live this week. Dubbed BMC TV, the new platform allows users to access the latest videos, web clips, technical advice, safety skills and outdoor films, in addition to news, events and features on the BMC website. Content will include clips of local festivals, competitions and …

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Tickets released for Kendal 2013

28th October 2013 | 0 comments

Tickets are now on sale for the Kendal Mountain Festival 2013, a weekend-long event featuring the latest adventure films, inspirational speakers, art exhibitions and mountain literature. Running from 14 – 17 November, this year’s festival will see outdoor talent from around the globe gather in Cumbria. US alpinist Kelly Cordes, Everest mountaineer Kenton Cool, world renowned female climbers Shauna Coxsey, …

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Countdown to Kendal

6th November 2012 | 0 comments

It’s just over a week to go until the Kendal Mountain Festival gets under way, and this year’s event promises to be the most action-packed yet. Between the 15th and 18th November, the attention of the UK’s mountain community will be firmly focused on the Cumbrian town of Kendal, which plays host to the UK’s biggest mountain festival. Having grown and …

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Trek & Mountain to sponsor Kendal Mountain Festival

24th August 2012 | 0 comments

The Kendal Mountain Festival is one of the undoubted highlights of the outdoor calendar, and Trek & Mountain is proud to announce that it will be supporting the festival as a media sponsor for the first time in 2012. At the heart of Kendal’s programme is the mountain film competition, attracting film premières from around the world. Over 50 films …

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Kendal Mountain Festival – early news

30th July 2012 | 0 comments

Although the ever-popular Kendal Mountain Festival is still just a speck on this year’s horizon, here at Trek & Mountain we’ve got some early insider news to share. In addition to numerous new adventure film screenings, premieres, outdoor speakers and snowsports, this year’s event will play host to a number of special guests. BBC adventurer and presenter Paul Rose, an …