The Kendal Mountain Festival has become one of the main events in the UK outdoor calendar, year-on-year it showcases the best films from around the world on adventure, mountain culture, environment and exploration. On 17-20 November it returns with another action-packed programme.
If running is your thing, there’s a multitude of excellent running events and talks to check out as well. There’s the mountain running Endurance night special with record-breaking fell runners Jasmin Paris & Robb Jebb, plus you can spend a couple of hours watching the best of Salomon’s TV running series.
On the Saturday, a trail run of 10km will take place around Kendal, taking in the landmarks that many of the locals use for their training. It’s been described as a classic trail run, strewn with natural obstacles with lots of great ascents, some hard-packed and grassy trails and a great town centre finish. For more details and to sign up visit openadventure.com
The 2016 Kendal Mountain Festival runs 17- 20 November with tickets on sale at www.mountainfest.co.uk.