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March 2015

Kanchenjunga 60th Anniversary – the Himalayan Trust UK presents the 7th Sir Edmund Hillary Memorial Lecture with Doug Scott CBE

Kanchenjunga: Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the first ascent by George Band and Joe Brown Thursday 4 June 2015 Tickets £20 – Doors open 6pm.  Lecture 7pm. Held at the Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR Kanchenjunga, at 8586m, is the world’s third highest mountain, first summited on the 25th May 1955 by the Himalayan Trust’s late chairman, George Band and his climbing partner, Joe Brown.  Kanchenjunga …Read More

Impressions from a new Trustee – Starting with a blank canvas!

Visiting Nepal for the first time as a Trustee afforded me a chance to learn more about the fantastic work done by the Himalayan Trust family and to meet with people I had previously only read or heard about. My two weeks in November this year were educational, inspiring and humbling! They contrasted so much with my previous trips to the Himalaya where, frankly, the motivations for visiting had been …Read More