Mountaineering history in Grasmere

Historic moment: Mrs Sue Morton, the grand-daughter of mountaineer E.O. Shebbeare, who has loaned the photos for the Mountain of Destiny exhibition at Grasmere’s Heaton Cooper Studio, with Dr Jonathan Westaway, research fellow at the University of Central Lancashire, who has curated the exhibition.

Mrs Sue Morton and Jonathan
 Photo: Emily Johnston

The exhibition, which runs until the end of the year, illustrates the story of an attempt on Kanchenjunga, the world’s third highest mountain, by a German team 90 years ago.

 

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