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May 2013

Congratulations to our London Marathon Runners

A big thank you and congratulations to our 4 marathon runners – Nigel Cockrell, Rob Stilliard, Lucy Woodbridge and Ruth Roberts.  Together they have raised over £4000 and the money is still coming in. We caught up with them to ask them what inspired them to run for the Himalayan Trust UK and their experiences of taking part. “The London Marathon is one of the greatest events in the British …Read More

George Lowe 1924-2013

Together with the Sherpas of Nepal we are mourning the loss of our Patron, George Lowe. George had a truly exceptional life. Of course, he is best known for his mountaineering successes. His career began in the Southern Alps of his native New Zealand, included many heroic acts as a mountain guide, and then continued into the Himalaya where he was a key contributor to the 1953 expedition’s successful first …Read More

Win 2 tickets to a special 60th Anniversary event

“Like” our Himalayan Trust UK Facebook page and win a pair of tickets to a special 60th Anniversary event. This year, 2013, is the 60th Anniversary of the first ascent of Everest.  In celebration of this extraordinary achievement The Himalayan Trust UK is, together with The Mount Everest Foundation, organising two very special events at the Royal Geographical Society to which all are welcome. We’re giving away 2 pairs of …Read More