Thursday, 02 November 2017 12:55

New sponsors Danner boost Kendal Mountain Festival Photo Competition

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This year's Kendal Mountain Festival Photo Competition has been boosted with a spectacular top prize from new sponsors Danner.

Shortlisted entries will be exhibited in key festival locations and will be rewarded with top prizes from Danner and the supporting sponsors F-Stop and Smugmug.

SwitzMTB 1209LR

Runca Trail, Flims © Henry Iddon

The categories

  1. Adventure in the Outdoors
  2. Mountain Landscapes
  3. Young Photographer – ‘Adventure on your doorstep’ (18 years and under)
  4. Smartphone – ‘Friends in High Places’
  5. Fido on the Fells (Canine shots up high)
  6. Urban Outdoors

+ People’s Choice Award + Grand Prize (Overall Winner)

The judging panel will be overseen by esteemed US photographer Jim Herrington alongside KMF and Danner representatives. Judges will be looking for images that capture moments in daily adventures, either in the great outdoors or urban landscapes.

The Grand Prize

This year the Grand Prize winner will receive a 4*, two-night, half-board stay for two in Danner’s partner hotel, the luxurious Huus Hotel in Gstaad,Switzerland, plus two pairs of Danner boots. The HUUS Gstaad Alpine Centre offers a huge selection of all-inclusive summer and winter activities for you to get stuck into.  Borrow a pair of hiking boots, ski equipment, a mountain bike, Nordic walking poles or anything else you need to kick-start your adventure – they’ve got it covered.

Top contenders will be invited to attend a private reception on Friday 17 November in Kendal. The Grand Prize and People’s Choice awards will be announced at the festival awards ceremony on Saturday 18 November.

Deadline for entries is midnight on 5 November (that’s this Sunday!)

To enter, visit

Last modified on Monday, 06 November 2017 20:55

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