If you are heading to THE mountain event of the year then be sure to pay a visit to the KMF Marquee where the International School of Mountaineering and Kendal Wall will be teaming up with sponsor Mountain Works Ltd to offer all sorts of free goodies, gear advice and a free prize draw.
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Come and take a look at the fantastic courses on offer at the International School of Mountaineering and chat to the Guides about ISM's summer alpine programme, winter icefall climbing, ski touring, expeditions or their UK rock climbing courses. If you've climbed with ISM before then why not just come along and say hi!
The staff of Kendal Wall will be handing out free “have a go” sessions for first time climbers and half price entry tickets to the wall for the duration of the event! Why not come and get some training tips as well as a sneak preview of the awesome plans they have for a mind blowing re-development of one of the friendliest walls in the country. Rumour has it they may even have some free specimens of their legendary Wilf's Chocolate Brownies on offer too so make sure you pop by early!
And if all that is not enough to whet your appetite then why not come along and pick up your free Climbing Technology catalogue and grab your chance to be among the very first to preview this brilliant European Climbing Brand. If you are in the market for new ice axes, crampons, harnesses, Via Ferrata kits, hardware, helmets, cams – you name it, then don't buy a thing until you have seen this!
Kendal Mountain Film Festival 2009 – we'll see you there!
HOW TO BOOK TICKETS
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.
For all your questions, accomodation and travel needs go to www.golakes.co.uk 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.
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