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  • My Suunto Watch and Preparing for KMF17: The Options Are Endless!

    My Suunto Watch and Preparing for KMF17: The Options Are Endless!

    Keswick Mountain Festival 25km Trail Race Runner, Neville McLaughlin, reviews his Suunto Spartan watch and tells us how his preparation for the Festival is going, with just a week to go!

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    “Wow what a watch!” - Tim Bowie Reviews the Suunto Watch for KMF17

    “Wow what a watch!” - Tim Bowie Reviews the Suunto Watch for KMF17

    Tim Bowie tells us about his training for Keswick mountain Festival with the Suunto watch

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    “My Suunto watch has made me step my Keswick Mountain Festival Training Up!”

    “My Suunto watch has made me step my Keswick Mountain Festival Training Up!”

    Nicky Grace tell us about how the Suunto Watch has improved her training for Keswick Mountain Festival 2017!

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    Win a new Lowe Alpine Klettersac backpack!

    Win a new Lowe Alpine Klettersac backpack!

    Lowe Alpine are celebrating a big Anniversary at KMF this year. It has been 50 years since Greg Lowe invented the first ever internal framed backpack - to kick off the celebrations they are giving away their new Klettersac backpack to 2 lucky winners!

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    Speaker programme brings running, climbing, art and film to Keswick Mountain Festival

    Speaker programme brings running, climbing, art and film to Keswick Mountain Festival

    Details of the speaker programme for the 2017 Keswick Mountain Festival (KMF) have been revealed. Running, climbing, art and film will all feature in a varied schedule that brings some of the UK’s biggest names in outdoor adventure to the Theatre by the Lake on 9 and 10 June. The high profile line-up will include Sir Chris Bonington, Nicky Spinks and Jasmin Paris, Alan Hinkes OBE and Terry Abraham, and Andy Beck. More speakers will be added to the line-up soon.

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    New sporting challenges for young people head to Keswick Mountain Festival

    New sporting challenges for young people head to Keswick Mountain Festival

    Keswick Mountain Festival has confirmed details of a series of brand new sports events designed for young people. Organisers of the festival have unveiled a programme of junior races for children aged 11-16, all launching this year. Events will include ‘aquathlons’ (swim-run races), trail runs and a triathlon, all set to take place in and around Keswick during the 2017 festival, which will be held from 8-11 June.

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    Win a PHD Down Jacket worth £461 with KE Adventure Travel

    Win a PHD Down Jacket worth £461 with KE Adventure Travel

    PHD undoubtedly makes the highest quality down jackets on the market, regularly equipping expeditions to Everest and the Poles and KE Adventure Travel is proud of offer the chance to win a PHD Rondoy down jacket at the Keswick Mountain Festival. Come down to KE’s tent and try it on! Note the winner’s jacket will be hand made to their size.

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    Want Summit to Eat? Then enter our tasty competition!

    Want Summit to Eat? Then enter our tasty competition!

    Want Summit to Eat? Then enter our tasty competition. Our satisfying meals conquer the largest of appetites, nutritionally balanced with natural ingredients to fuel any adventure. For a warming breakfast, delicious main meal or decadent dessert you can count on our hearty meals - you just need to add water!

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    KT Tunstall and Cast to headline Keswick Mountain Festival

    KT Tunstall and Cast to headline Keswick Mountain Festival

    KT Tunstall and Cast to headline Keswick Mountain Festival

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    New dates for Keswick Mountain Festival 2017

    New dates for Keswick Mountain Festival 2017

    Keswick Mountain Festival (KMF) today announces that the 2017 event will be held three weeks later than in previous years. The festival will run from 8-11 June, allowing KMF to continue its programme of expansion and growth. The move follows a very successful 2016 event, the biggest in the festival’s history, which saw an increase of 14% in visitors to the Festival Village on Crow Park in Keswick and contributed £1.8m to the local economy.

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    Keswick Mountain Festival celebrates cup winners Tri-Lakeland, Chapel Allerton RC and Team Mountain

    Keswick Mountain Festival celebrates cup winners Tri-Lakeland, Chapel Allerton RC and Team Mountain

    Organisers of Keswick Mountain Festival have presented trophies and cheques to the winners of club and team competitions in this year’s sports events.

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    Conservation Day boost to Keswick Mountain Festival

    Conservation Day boost to Keswick Mountain Festival

    The flood damaged landscapes around Keswick are set to receive some TLC at the Keswick Mountain Festival on Saturday 21st May thanks to conservation charity Friends of the Lake District who will be holding a mass-volunteering Fell Care Day as part of the Festival. Fell Care Project Officer Ruth Kirk said, “We are now into the 6th year of running our hugely popular Fell Care Days which bring people together from all ages and walks of life to take part in range of practical conservation activities. Keswick Mountain Festival were incredibly receptive to the idea of incorporating the event into their schedule as they recognise the value the stunning Lake District landscape has for providing outdoor fun and recreation.

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