Event Date: 15 November 2018 - 18 November 2018 Location: Kendal
Kendal Mountain Festival is an award winning and the most diverse event of its type in the world. Their vision is to inspire more people to explore, enjoy and represent mountains, wilderness and their cultures.
They host a highly respected international film competition, a packed lecture programme of guest speakers, filmmakers and athletes and crucially it’s the main social gathering for outdoor enthusiasts. Welcoming thousands of visitors from home and overseas, hundreds of film screenings including high-profile premieres plus plenty of special guests making this a must-do long weekend in The Lake District.
A huge social gathering and a celebration of everything we love about the outdoors - mountain adventure, cultural content and inspirational stories from around the world. Kendal is the biggest and most diverse mountain festival in the world. Visit: www.mountainfest.co.uk
5 February 2018 by George Fisher
5 Peaks Challenge in the Lake District to be completed in 5 hours Challenge
10 Peaks Challenge in the Lake District to be completed in 10 hours.
Geoff Somers is one of the World’s most accomplished Polar travellers and has completed several “Firsts”, including the only traverse of the entire Antarctic Continent by its greatest axis – a seven month, near 4,000 mile (6,200 km) journey, using husky dogs to pull the sledges.