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Kendal Mountain Festival is an annual festival held in the town of Kendal, Cumbria on the edge of the English Lake District. It is one of the most diverse festivals of its kind in the world, attracting film premières from around the globe. Filmmakers, TV producers, adventurers, top brands, athletes and speakers gather to take part in four days of the films, talks, books and exhibitions covering all aspects of mountain and adventure sports culture.

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Christmas Books - Our Top Picks of 2020

If lockdowns have hit our outdoor lives this year, then at least many of us have had more time for reading. In our annual festive feature, staff and contributors at UKClimbing and UKHillwalking review their favourite books of 2020. It's a varied selection with something for everyone, from runners to boulderers, trad climbers to summit baggers...

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Johnny Dawes - Full of Myself

Ed Douglas takes a look at the long awaited and much anticipated autobiography by Johnny Dawes.

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Join the Kendal Mountain Masters Tour

Whether you're a seasoned climber or just starting out, the Kendal Mountain Masters Tour provides a unique chance to test your limits, learn from the pros, and become part of an amazing climbing community.

GORE-TEX Gear Tour at Kendal Mountain Festival

Get your most loved GORE‑TEX Gear fixed for free at Kendal Mountain Festival.

Join the adventure from home with the Kendal Mountain Festival Online Pass

Our online programme brings adventure content to sofas and campervans around the globe! If you're unable to join us in person, can't catch everything live at Kendal, or prefer tuning in to the UK's biggest...

Run Away With Us: Running Sessions at Kendal Mountain Festival 2022

Join us in a celebration of running and community with the biggest names in the...

Sir Ranulph Fiennes at Kendal Mountain Festival 2022

Spend an evening in the extraordinary company of Sir Ranulph Fiennes OBE on Friday 18 November...

Adventure Film Accessibility Project at Kendal Mountain Festival 2022

Kendal Mountain Festival, in collaboration with Coldhouse Collective and Danielle...

Kendal Mountain Festival and Rab launch their second major film grant

Kendal Mountain Festival, along with partners Rab®, are launching their...


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Feature Our Top Picks for Kendal Mountain Festival 2023

The team at Kendal HQ have done an incredible job of curating a festival stacked full of adventure and excitement. Here are our top picks.

Feature Kendal 2023 - E12? There and back again with James Pearson

When James Pearson climbed Prisoners of the Sun earlier in the year, he was the third person to do so. The two previous ascentionists had offered quite different opinions on the grade of the route, with one proposing E10 7a, and the other...

Interview Loki's Mischief: Leo Houlding on his Return to Mount Asgard

This summer, Leo Houlding returned to Arctic Canada for some unfinished business on the North Wall of Mount Asgard on Baffin Island. Alongside Waldo Etherington and Wilson Cutbirth, Leo planned to free the 17-pitch...

Article Tom Livingstone - Lessons in Climbing and Bailing in Pakistan

'It's important to come back - and as friends.' Tom Livingstone writes about his recent...

Interview Freja Shannon talks Risk, Craic, and Brit Rock

With Kendal only a month away, we got in touch with Freja to ask more about the events that she's part of...

Article Kendal 2023: The Future of Hard Bouldering - Will Bosi, Jerry Moffatt, Shauna Coxsey

With the 2023 Kendal Mountain Festival on the horizon, we're looking...

Opinion Climbing has Succumbed to Numbers

From the death of Pakistani porter Mohammad Hussan on K2 as over 100 climbers filed past him to the current financial...

Feature OurTop Picks for Kendal Mountain Festival 2022

Article 10 People You'll Meet at Kendal Mountain Festival 2021

Interview The Mountain Path by Paul Pritchard

Interview Author Nick Hayes on Trespass and the Right to Roam

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Kendal Mountain Festival recruiting Film Officer

Kendal Mountain Festival are looking to recruit a Film Officer to help bring best and most exciting new films and talent to the Festival.

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